CHRIS BOURNE: A CANVAS OF TRANSFORMATIONS
This month, we are delighted to introduce you to Chris Bourne, a captivating artist who traded the bustling cityscape for the tranquillity of nature's canvas. Join us on a journey through the strokes and hues that define Chris's artistic evolution.
FROM METROPOLIS TO MEADOWS
Chris's artistic odyssey began against the backdrop of the Oxfordshire countryside. While his early years witnessed the hustle of London's advertising industry, the allure of natures landscape beckoned him. After a decade as an Art Director, Chris embraced his true calling, transitioning from the vibrant city to the idyllic charm of Dorking, Surrey, he then migrated to the beautiful Cornwall countryside.
Chris Bourne's brush dances between realism and abstraction, crafting a distinct style that mirrors the transitory seasons of life. "Abstract realism" defines his landscapes, while "stylized contemporary floral" breathes life into his canvases. His works are a testament to the delicate harmony where fleeting moments find eternal expression.
THE ART OF PAUSE
For Chris, the challenge lies in knowing when to pause. "It's a fine balance," he shares, "to avoid overworking a painting while ensuring it captures the visualised composition." His meticulous approach ensures that each stroke resonates with the essence of the moment, freezing memories on paper and canvas alike.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF CHRIS
Ever wondered how an artist finds their muse? Chris begins each day with a cup of coffee, contemplating the day's artistic endeavours. "Researching compositions in advance inspires me," he reveals, setting the tone for a day filled with creative exploration.
BEYOND THE BRUSH
In a world inundated with social media, Chris navigates the digital landscape with a unique perspective. "Social media is a distraction," he admits. While it necessitates self-promotion, Chris's authenticity shines through, making his mark felt beyond the digital canvas.
Outside the studio, Chris finds inspiration in the simplicity of life. "Walking and exploring new places fuel my creativity," he confesses. nurturing a healthy mind and body that reflects in his art.
CONNECT WITH CHRIS
Join us in celebrating Chris's artistic metamorphosis. Follow his journey on Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest and explore his gallery, Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of his works, where every stroke unveils a new chapter in the evolving canvas of Chris Bourne.