The weather here has been beautiful, maybe due to climate change. Beautiful that is if you like blue skies, no rain, good light for painting so I’ve been painting. Is this climate change or a real ‘Flaming June’ as per the old days? Yesterday was exceptionally warm. 49 c in my back garden (officially it … Read more
Sauternes as France eases out of lockdown … I’m reminded of the south and ‘Sauternes, Amber Evening’, my first taste of Sauternes came by chance with the wine inclusive with a meal at the Aberge. ‘Sauternes Amber Evening’ page is revised and updated with more about this village of amber gold. Painting 40 x 50 cm … Read more
‘Golden Dawn’, page and poetry updated, a September the first morning, a new in a fading year, a renewal old and mysterious as time. The South West France Series “Golden Dawn”, Promenade  measuring 61 x 91 cm (24″ x 36″) £, € or U S $, 1,500. For Sale > with your credit … Read more
‘Café Culture’, food, art, magic words that = enjoy, Bordeaux France. Page and image updated, enjoy, a café at once typical of café culture in SW France yet illusive to describe as a painting. 20 x 25 cm (8” x 10”), available, price upon application Painting a mini classic for the Bordeaux, “Famous Wine Villages of Bordeaux” series … Read more
Completed ! Painting a typically vivant fête des vins, Sauveterre, Entre Deux Mers, Bordeaux region of France ! 61 x 915 cm (24″ x 36″), available £/€ 1500. > with your credit card Purchase Now < via Paypal, in any currency, or £/€, or bank to bank; or in instalments by arrangement, contact Gordon Frickers. … Read more
Saint-Emilion, Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France an exceptional painting, arguably the most famous name on red wines and a glorious painting, a classic view most tourists miss. Bordeaux, France an exceptional painting, arguably the most famous name on red wines and a glorious painting, a classic view most tourists miss. Bordeaux, Saint Emilion, “Famous Wine Villages … Read more
New on this web site, an experimental landscape painting, cornfields and forests, in Southern France.
One of five experimental paintings made on the same location, at the same time of day on successive days.
The objective being to see how my colour and emotional response varied.
Happy return, well worth a visit, I recommend you discover the picturesque Castelnau de Montmiral, a remote 13 th century bastide in South West France.
A 13 th century bastide, Castelnau de Montmiral was built to defend l’Occitane from the “Northern Barbarians”, in other words, the French, Plantagenets, Gascoyne and English, by order of count Raymond VII of Toulouse.
Maybe I am biased here?
Kynance Cove, Cornwall has many secrets few discover , this is but one. Painting by Gordon Frickers, measures 40 x 50 cm (16″ x 20″), oils, £1500.00, Kynance Cove, West Cornwall, near the most southerly mainland point of Britain has a special ambience and if you are very unobtrusive, you just might see a mermaid … Read more