Six Heads For A Nativity

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Well done for taking on the challenge Frank. Not easy. They have a simple charm. Happy Christmas to you.

I think they're great Frank!

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I produced these heads for Nativity figures, Mary, Joseph three shepherds and the Angel Gabriel, for a simple tableau outside our church of St Mary's where they will be (and are) given bodies and suitably dressed.. How could I refuse?. They were formed round balloons in the well practised way of papier mache (strips of pasted newspaper) and painted in acrylic. Not having too much time they were designed in a 'cartoonish' fashion but I think they work?

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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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