THE RETURN OF THE WARM SUN — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    30"X24" (75cm x 60cm)
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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 THE RETURN OF THE WARM SUN. 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:


Sunrise magic

Have you ever walked outside in the early hour when the night is already over, but the day hasn’t started yet? Everything is steeped in silence, so profound you can nearly hear trees absorbing water from the depth of the planet with their drowsy roots. Spacious and motionless, the road opens right into the sky where the last stars still twinkle dimly, half-swallowed by the approaching blueness. Bubbling with hundreds of dreams that simmer under their roofs, the sleeping houses take in the morning chill through the dark pores of their windows, ready to reset the day and drop off the first loading of people into the stillness of the empty streets. The city savors its last quiet minutes before exploding with life.

Road into the sun

Out in the park, everything is filled with soft golden light. It seems to swell among the trees like yeast gaining splendor every minute and igniting the leaves with surreal shades that make you think of fairies and dryads. You can almost hear it, ringing beyond the perceptible range, filling your being with a strange fluttering sensation. There is nothing in the whole world except this unearthly glow, the dance of colors in the air and the black tree trunks accentuating your path into the sunrise. Astonished by the opening view, overpowered by the purity and solemnity of the hour, blinded by the torrent of celestial shine, you keep moving into the very source of this magic instinctively, unable to stop, until you become part of the sun.

The recipe of good mood

Like all paintings by Leonid Afremov, this one strikes us with bright colors and expressive brushwork. Or rather palette knife work, since the artist paints his canvases precisely with that instrument. Applying paint in quick swishy strokes, he creates vivid and cheerful sceneries that will provide you with a daily dose of inspiration and great mood. Some of his favorite themes include:

·         Rainy city streets scintillating with myriads of reflections

·         Night parks filled with wandering lights and enigmatic shadows

·         Poetic autumn landscapes burning with fiery hues

·         Blossoming gardens and green forests in the middle of spring

·         Romantic sea views carrying us to distant shores

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Desde que ví por primera vez su obra, quedé maravillada por esa lluvia de color que tiene, y la técnica realmente es preciosa, yo ya tengo 4 cuadros suyos, el 5o. en camino y mi casa está decorada sólo con su obra,lo mejor de todo es que gracias a la facilidad de adquirir su arte, muchas personas podemos disfrutar de esta maravilla!!.
I have great experience buying from this site, it is my first time buying an art online and I can say the Afremov family is truly professional and dedicated to customer support. All queries of mine replied within a day despite time zone difference and my urgent request was addressed without any fuss and delay. While I'm not really an art enthusiast myself but I'd definitely recommend anyone who's intending to buy good quality original painting from Leonid. I have first seen a replication of his art in Vietnam by some talented local artist, who's selling it at a much cheaper price. But I've no regret paying more from the original artist who provides great buying experience.
Pauline, Jun 1, 2014
Leonid, I have been admiring your art since high school. I recently purchased one of your paintings for my newlywed sister because I couldn't think of a more special gift for her. The painting is more gorgeous and stunning than I could have ever imagined. Thank you so much brightening the world with your wonderful artistry.
Cora Bartsch, Jun 18, 2015