UNITED KINGDOM. London: The lockdown has hit everyone’s productivity in various ways. For some, their productivity hit new slides, while others found motivation from unlikely sources while staying home. Urvashi Patel, an Indian-born British artist, inspired by British gardens, Patel’s latest artwork is a collection of floral paintings. Featuring a variety of vibrant colours, her work is an instant mood-booster and stress-reliever.
Patel’s artwork exhibits that she is a nature lover and her surroundings play an important role in her art. She is fascinated by elements of nature, such as trees, flowers and birds.
For her, art is a way of expressing her thoughts and emotions. “When I paint, my brush dances in the music’s rhythm as my emotions arise.” Patel says.
A series of vibrant floral abstracts
Inspired by flowers in people’s gardens during her daily walks this lockdown, her work is a series of vibrant floral abstracts. Her work is expressive and narrates its own story. She is intrigued by the way people adore and look after their gardens in the UK. To her, flowers are of the utmost importance; they bring joy and excitement, which is the feeling she has captured in her paintings.
What makes Patel’s artwork more special and interesting is its intuitive nature. She follows her inner voice to create magic on the canvas and pours her soul out. Patel wants her clients to feel the same emotions that she feels while painting.
Florals seem to be the language of her soul and she has productively spent her time in lockdown, creating beautiful pieces of art inspired by them. It was during her walks during this period that she truly fell in love and appreciate the beauty of flowers in people’s gardens. Patel took that love and turned it into pure magic.
The abstract elements in her work are not representations of flowers themselves, but the feelings of elation that she felt when she saw them blooming. That’s a feeling she wants to share with the rest of the world, which makes her work so special and impressive.