Jaroslav Zapletal (Born 1970 Czech Republic) Self taught Painter ,Photographer and musician.He has settled in East London since 2005.Jaroslav works primarily in oil,oil pastels and charcoal. He using very often an impasto technique in his paintings,thick layers, broken" brush strokes of mixed and pure unmixed colour, not smoothly blended or shaded to achieve the effect of intense colour vibration.
He considers himself as a British painter "If I did not decide to move to London I would probably never start painting".
"I never know how my painting will look in the end …I just follow my inner voices" "Painting is very much an emotional and spiritual process for me"
" You can find some level of symbolism in most of my paintings"