This week we will create a beautiful image of a sunset with
drawing pen and pastels. The pen will be either a standard ball pen or artist’s
drawing pen. Black ink is good. You will need ‘pastel paper’; I will bring some
along, so use mine if you don’t own a pad.
Might be a chance to use some imagination with the colours
This week 9th 10th April we are working in water colour paint to recreate
geometric abstract images. This will provide a great opportunity to work with
colour and the sheer pleasure of applying paint to the paper, without
consideration of images that involve likenesses of reality.
will need your paints, pads and brushes.
We will using Geoffrey Pimlott as our inspiration.
Yellow Up Above by Geoffrey Pimlott
The unofficial start to Geoffrey Pimlott’s artistic career
began at age 16, when he joined a local artists group in Croydon, England.
Three years later, he enrolled in the Reigate School of Art, Design &
Media, eventually earning a diploma in art and design. He later attended
Wimbledon College of Art, where he earned a master’s degree in fine arts and
Pimlott has exhibited throughout the United Kingdom for more
than 40 years, including exhibitions with the Royal Watercolour Society, of
which he has been a member since 2006. He has also has taught art and design at
a number of schools in England and in Papua New Guinea. He maintains studios in
England, France and northern Thailand.
Geoffrey Pimlott says
I was born in 1946, I live, and have studios in NE Surrey,
England, and Pas de Calais, N France, as well as renting a studio/apartment in
Chiang Mai each winter. I am married and have three children, and three
I work mainly on
papers in water-based mediums and am a member of the Royal Watercolour Society,
Reigate Society of Artists, and am a Matt Roberts Associate, in England. I have
exhibited in London, and the UK throughout my career, and have won various
awards and had works published in a variety of publications.