Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Geoffrey Pimlott




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.
You 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 painting.

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 grandchildren.
 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.

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