Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise
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You’ve made a brilliant job of the background Frank and the bird of paradise is beautifully painted in those lovely, warm colours.

Hang on Studio Wall
09/08/2019
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Gouache on Langton watercolour paper, 300gms. 23X17cm. Strelitza or Bird of paradise. I photographed this in our conservatory but the background of assorted conservatory windows and bits and pieces had to be artistically replaced when I came to paint the flower.

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Frank Goddard

I spent many years teaching children art, among other things, but rarely found time to paint for myself until after early retirement. After putting chalk and blackboard behind me I first turned on pen and ink and produced a book The Great North Road (pub. Frances Lincoln, 176pp) devoted to pen and…

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