LIGHTS AND SHADOWS 2 — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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  • Size
    40"x30" (100cm x 75cm)
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    Hand painted by Leonid Afremov
  • Materials
    Palette Knife, Oil Paint, Canvas
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    United States
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I would like to present my hand painted oil on canvas painting (recreation) of the artwork LIGHTS AND SHADOWS 2. 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:


An ideal painting

An ideal painting, even if it is a piece of link abstract canvas art, ought to have

1.            A unique style and technique used by its creator;

2.            Some thought-provoking image peculiar to this artwork;

3.            Strong connection with reality, so that a spectator be able to change his attitude towards reality after looking at the painting.

Leonid Afremov’s original abstract canvas art as well as his realistic paintings meet all the requirements, and this marvellous painting of his is no exception.

The wholeness of the world

Modern abstract art consists of lights, shadows and colours. However, this excellent painting, in spite of its title, has nothing to do with this kind of art. Although the canvas is dedicated to shadows and lights, it depicts the whole world of nature and affords us an opportunity to enjoy not only some aspects of the world but every element of it, which makes it truly pleasant for us to enjoy this fine painting by Leonid Afremov.

Neither here nor there

The world of the excellent artwork is divided into two parts, with the road being the border between them. On the left of the road, we see dense trees keeping every leaf on their branches. Some trees are burning yellow, while those standing in the distance behind them are still green. On the right of the path, bare trunks have no apparel to cover their nudity. The fog covers the sky from us, and the silent tress are plunging their black branches into its impenetrable whiteness. However, on the left no trace of the fog can be seen, and the bright trees are feeling the mild sunlight on their trembling leaves. And on the right there are doleful shadows lying on the ground by the leafless trees. You see two persons on the road, whose silhouettes, the first one absolutely dark, the second one painted with the yellow sunlight, are disappearing in the distance. You are going and disappearing alike, and it is for you to decide where to be now: in the light or in the darkness.

Buy this and other pieces of realistic and abstract canvas art by Leonid Afremov and enjoy the magnificent atmosphere peculiar to every artwork by the master.

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Nothing feels as good as getting home and looking at your painting... so much of depth in them.. thank you :)
ashok nalvade, Nov 25, 2016
My gosh was this work exceptional.
I was afraid to open it and it stood in my living room (in the most temperature-median spot) for a week before bringing it to a professional framer. I was blown to pieces by this work once I saw it at the framers. It was incredible and I am SO proud to have purchased it. I spent $500 to get it framed and w/acrylic to protect it. I'm blown away and cannot wait for my other original (not remastered) Rainy Day, AND it's bonus painting, (artist's choice). I don't care about the latter as they're ALL brilliant! I cannot thank you enough, Sir and Inessa as well for securing Rainy Day for me exclusively.
Robert Cline, Jan 10, 2018
Dear Mr. Afremov, I love love your paintings. I purchased 4 paintings so far and I love them all. They make me happy and appreciate the beauty of life, and appreciate all good things I have; no matter how bad my day was. Thank you so much for bringing such joys into my life...
Tran, May 2, 2016