MOVIE THEATRE — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    40"x30" (100cm x 75cm)
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    Hand painted by Leonid Afremov
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    Palette Knife, Oil Paint, Canvas
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I would like to present  my hand painted oil on canvas painting (recreation) of the artwork MOVIE THEATRE. I made this piece with the same amount of soul and emotion just like the first original painting. This piece is created with oil paint on artistic canvas using my unique technique of a palette knife. The artwork has texture, you can feel the strokes by touching the painting. By purchasing on this site, you are buying directly from the artist Leonid Afremov. I guarantee your satisfaction and the best customer experience. 

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about this painting:


Attracted by the movie theatre

The development of oil painting art supplies played a big role in the development of Impressionism. Impressionism brought much to art, for instance, impressionists modernized colors. They abandoned the dark, earth paints and started using pure spectral colors on the canvas without their preliminary mixing on a palette. Play of shadows appears on the canvas instead of dark-colored hues. If you look at the canvas “Movie Theatre”, you will see many pure colors in spite of the fact that night is depicted on it. The only source of light – the outdoor lighting that decorate the exterior of the movies and look marvelous.

Have a look at the movie posters that are visible round the clock and forget about everything as you watch the movie. Cinema always attracted many viewers. The highest-grossing films include:

·                    Harry Potter

·                    Middle-Earth series of Peter Jackson

·                    Transformers

·                    Pirates of Caribbean and others.

Role of art supplies in the development of impressionism and oil painting art

The invention of metal tubes for paints also influenced art. The paints in metal tubes replaced the old paints that were made manually from the oil and powder pigments. The painters could use these paints in the open air and there was no necessity to work in the studio only as before. The painters worked fast because the sun moved quickly and this changed the colors of the landscape. Sometimes they squeezed paints from the tube directly onto the canvas to give the effect of smear to clean sparkling colors. 

Putting brushstrokes next to each other, the painters often made the surface rough and left it this way. It is known that the complex tone can be always decomposed into a series of simple tones so the impressionists created the system when the complex tones are decomposed and separate pure colors are mixed in the eye of the viewer creating the colored shadows when perceived by people.

Art supplies you will need to try oil painting

If you want to try oil painting, you will need the oil paint colors to start, as well as paint brushes, palette knife, paint palette. You should start with essential colors such as cadmium red, cadmium yellow, phthalo blue, phthalo green, zinc white, titanium white, Payne’s grey, burnt umber. The list is subjective opinion and its constituents can change. 

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Are you kidding me!!? Amazing!!! Just got my painting today. Thank you so much! Unbelievable value. There is no value like this anywhere in the art world. I love your work! It will make a great addition to my home!
Roger, Sep 19, 2014
I am not an art critic, just someone who loves art. At first glance I was amazed by Mr Afremov's work. It was the layers of color that moved me. Then I read his biography and truly appreciated the emotional connection to his pieces. His work is so beautiful that I want to fill my house with his paintings. Thank you Mr Afremov for your beautiful creations! I am honored and excited to share your work with my two beautiful boys. Bless you and your family!
Carrie Campen, May 31, 2017
Dear Leonid, To date my husband and I have purchased over 20 of your paintings. Your work is brilliant and we dearly love it. We are now framing and they will hang all over our home and our office for everyone we know to see. Working with Inessa and Boris has also been a pleasure. Shipping is done very well and quickly where possible. Your prices are extremely reasonable. Blessings to you and your family. May the recognition of your work reach the skies as well as the value of your pieces.
Arlene Tuminaro, May 22, 2015