page presents artists' pictures of BI subjects. The artists included
here accept commissions to paint ships. What could be more satisfying
than owning an original painting of your favourite ship? Click
on any thumbnail to see larger version and artist's details. To
discuss a commission, contact the artist direct (details on artists'
please mention you found them on this BIship page.
| Don Braben | Gordon
Frickers | Robert Lloyd | Richard
named on this page:
G-Class ship, Juwara,
Rajula, Sirdhana, Woodarra
(larger images of all the paintings can be found on the artists'
in wartime livery at Naples
in the Thames estuary outward bound on her maiden voyage(1947)
Bill lives in Dorset and a few years ago decided to pick up brushes
and easel to try his hand at painting. Being a former seafarer
and British India man, for him nothing was more natural than to
start painting 'his' ships and then gradually adding other vessels
to the portfolio.
works in oils and watercolour but much prefers watercolours as
the medium allows better possibilities for light and the translucency
in the painting.Bill
makes no bones about it, he is an amateur painter but, as the
images show, he produces excellent results. Bill would be delighted
to take commissions for ship paintings: he can give an estimate
for a painting and if that is acceptable will take a commission
for the work.
information about Bill Highams
Don Braben was born in Wallasey, Merseyside in 1937 and from an
early age was interested in ships. Choosing a career in art instead
of the sea Don taught in UK, Nigeria, Zambia, and Canada before
emigrating to Australia where he lectured in art at Griffith University,
Brisbane until retirement in 1997.
always been a favourite subject and his prizewinning watercolours
have been exhibited in many countries. Don is a foundation member
of the Australian Society of Marine Artists and a member of the
International Society of Marine Painters, his work has been exhibited
at the Royal Societyof Marine Artists, UK and the Mystic Marine
International, USA. He prefers to capture contemporay maritime
activity where possible.
about Don Braben
off South Head
Gordon, who was born in 1949 in the county of Kent, was educated
at Maidstone College of Fine Art Medway College andFalmouth Technical
Collegeand trained at the Montmiral School of Painting (South
of France). His maritime experience includes cruiseships and other
merchant ships photo-journalism. He won four times the Yachting
World/Rolex-Swan prize artist (oils).
about Gordon Frickers
Robert Lloyd is a marine artist producing visually stunning and
technically accurate paintings for the shipping industry, individuals
and museums. He lives in Cowes on the Isle of Wight, UK and paints
many types of maritime subjects from ships to oil rigs. He takes
commissions and can work from photographs or real life. Many of
his paintings are available as prints.
about Robert Lloyd
in Great Australian Bight
Richard Crow, who lives in Dorset, UK, has painted for many years.
His career has taken him to many parts of the world, a fact which
is reflected in some of his paintings. He is a purely amateur
painter of landscapes and marine subjects for his own nostalgic
about Richard Crow
in wartime convoy
Sirdhana at Bombay