A few flags on the Royal Yacht Britannia, at Edinburgh, Scotland.
Crewed by the RN, Royal Navy, and had a RM, Royal Marine, military band on board.

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My main interest is painting Aviation Art.
I get a lot of enjoyment researching the historical background behind the picture I’ve been commissioned to paint.
I work in acrylic on my big paintings on canvas board but use water colors, pastels, soft and oil, for smaller pieces.
I also enjoy doing pet portraits in soft pastels on tinted paper, from photographs. Ideal presents for Xmas and birthdays.

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  • Tony Dewey
    Tony Deweyover 1 year ago

    Nice shot woodie, and guess you know what each flags means.

  • Thanks Tony, See here for flags, http://www.redbubble.com/people/woodie/works/86... Cheers

    – Woodie

  • madvlad
    madvladover 1 year ago

    nice little boat,,woodie,,,lord,, i had great adventures on my boat,,,haha, yah, it waz a ship,,,968feet long,,poor me??down in the engine room,answering,, 29 knots, from the bridge, haha,,to launch planes,,97f in engine room,117f in the pump room,,thank god i was young,,,have a great weekend pal paz

  • Hi Sailor, As you know this was our Queen’s yacht. She was very upset when the government de-commissioned it to save money. It’s was supposed to be a hospital ship in times of war but the engines used a different fuel oil to the rest of the Royal Navy so was never used in the Falkland War.. Cheers enjoy your weekend. It’s a Bank Holiday here this weekend. It’s been a lovely sunny day today so got into the garden to tidy it up but I had to stop twice as my back was hurting to much. Cheers

    – Woodie

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darover 1 year ago

    Very Beautiful

  • Thanks Bobby son. This was our Queen’s yacht. She was very upset when the government de-commissioned it to save money. Cheers Pops

    – Woodie

  • GEORGE SANDERSON
    GEORGE SANDERSONover 1 year ago

    Great shot Neil, can you read them ?

  • Thanks George,
    They say, “If you can read this you are too darn close”" Cheers

    – Woodie

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 1 year ago

    Excellent image!

  • Thanks for fave, Cheers Neil

    – Woodie

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