Artist Thomas Pringle was born in California in 1941 and in 2006 he joined San Francisco’s Creativity Explored—a nonprofit visual arts center where artists with developmental disabilities create, exhibit and sell art.
Bold close-ups in vibrant acrylics are what fills Pringle’s portfolio—which is exactly what attracted us to woman in white sweater.
The first step in his portraiture process is to observe. Inspired by beautiful women and celebrities, he draws and simplifies their likeness into strong colorful shapes as he sees them—only later shifting focus to details like hairstyles and clothing.
To spend one minute with Thomas Pringle in the Creativity Explored studio, go here.