A master at his medium in all aspects. Fulltime freehand Airbrush Artist, Reuel Bosch, has captured the essence of his medium through self taught techniques and styling.
Born 31 December 1969, in South Africa, Port Elizabeth, Reuel found his purpose at a young age. Prospering in his artistic talents at school and in studying art and design at the Port Elizabeth Technicon; has assisted Reuel in discovering his ability in creative arts.
His love for airbrushing started in 1990 when purchasing a well used second hand airbrush and experimenting with it. Due to a lack of airbrush experts in South Africa, it was through trial and error that he set of on creating his own style and methods of this medium. Knowing no boundaries he accomplished an unique medium in capturing the soul of his subject.
In coming from an artistic family, Reuel found encouragement in his fathers performing and creative arts and his mothers sculpting and visual creativity.
Through the encouragement of his brother, Reuel set of on having his first solo exhibition at a local ’’Art in the park’’ event. In selling all of his work that day he knew this is where his at. He started of on an adventure of showing his work at shows, expos and exhibitions all over South Africa. His work, via art agents, have currently made it’s way into galleries in the UK, Europe and USA.
Reuel has airbrushed on just about anything you can think of; he mastered the technique of airbrushing in an freehand style on vehicles, motorcycles, helmets, walls, boards, bodies, boats, surfboards, canvas, glass, etc.
Reuel mainly features in, oil on canvas artworks, of which the majority are commissions.
The subject matter of his art has never deter Reuel from doing a commission or doing any of his personal works, as he enjoys a challenge in making his airbrush ability work. His personal love for the sea and in doing a course on citations at P.E. technikon; saw him starting a series of sea life paintings named, ‘’The dolphin fund series’’, of which profits were donated to organisations in protecting our sea life. Reuel enjoys the bodily form like most of us and depicts it ever so well with grace and elegance in his nude paintings. His extensive wild and marine life paintings has found a liking amongst many art collectors, local and abroad.
Today you will find Reuel, his wife and two sons at his Jeffreys Bay studio surrounded with canvas of his personal works and works in progress and Reuel covered in paint expressing his creative passion . When asked what gives him most joy and fulfilment;” My family and people enjoying my art’’.