Sunrise, to become a gift for a lady born on the 5 th August.
A semi abstract painting produced ‘plien aire’ by Gordon Frickers, measuring 40 x 50 cms (15¾” x 19¾”), oils.
How would the colours, tones, form and composition reveal themselves?
“How long does it take to make a painting?” I am sometimes asked.
You may as well ask how long is a piece of rope…
The physical painting of this landscape painting had to be completed is some 20 minutes, 40 at the most.
Meaning good preparation was essential for this series (to use a nautical phrase, PPP=PPP, piss poor preparation, piss poor performance…) to be on location with a clear idea, full kit, warmly dressed well before dawn and with a breakfast lined up for later.
This painting project was much influenced by ideas developed with Francis Pratt of The Painting School of Montmiral , Castelnau de Montmiral, SW France, objectives Francis came to name “In Search of Power Painting”, meaning power in then stop.
The village is classified;
Castelnau-de-Montmiral est classé parmi Les Plus Beaux Villages De France