about this painting:
The master of portrait
This enchanting portrait in oil skilfully painted with a palette knife by Leonid Afremov depicts the most beautiful link face painting is able to produce, which proves Leonid Afremov’s being a true master of its genre. This painting of his is just one of his various canvases dedicated to different artists, which underlines Leonid Afremov’s interest in men of art, for they, due to their profession demanding charisma and originality, are especially interesting to look at.
An artist’s face
Artists often use different face painting images when delivering their performances, and spectators tend to like it, for thus it becomes more interesting for us to enter the artificial world artists are able to create. Moreover, people themselves tend to be interested in this kind of art, for such queries as “face painting cat” and the like have certain popularity on the Internet. Why is it so?
1. Some people like wearing masks, und this art can be regarded as one more way to put a mask on.
2. This kind of painting is especially popular amongst children, for they like everything that is unusual and dissimilar to our everyday life.
However, the face of a woman depicted in the fine painting does not need to put a cat mask on, for she herself has the catlike elegance.
A portrait of the artist as a young woman
Looking at this lovely portrait by Leonid Afremov, we see a graceful woman dancing. She seems to be absolutely naked, which turns her into a personification of womanhood. The very depiction of the face of the dancer is vague, which makes us be concentrated upon her perfect body. Her slender right leg iselegantly bent at the knee, while the left one is just a shadow connecting the woman with the ground. Her wing-like arms are raised, which gives her an appearance of a bird-like creature that is going to leave the earth. And yet she is before us, and we can enjoy the perfect whiteness of her body, and the passion she radiates is covering her smooth round breasts with a yellow-red veil, and the whole space around her is burning with its scorching glow.
Buy this magnificent painting by Leonid Afremov and let you plunge into the alluring world of the frantic dance.