THE SCENT OF FRESHNESS — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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  • Size
    40"x14" (100cm x 35cm)
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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 THE SCENT OF FRESHNESS. 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:


Morning charm

Rainy weather has a special effect on our mood making us forget about everything but the melodious hammering of droplets and the delightful scent of wet earth. You dissolve in this dance of water bubbles and wind gusts lulled by the music of nature. And when the storm is finally over, the world rests so quiet and fresh that even the slightest sounds send a long ringing echo for many miles around. It is early morning and the sky on the horizon is already touched by the gentle shades of blue and pink, but the lanterns are still on forming a warm chain of light along your way. The rhythmic racket of your footsteps and the beat of last rain drops against your umbrella makes you feel cozy and at ease. Looking at this picture, you can nearly smell this faint odor of moisture in the air and imagine yourself walking down this rain-soaked alley enjoying the beginning of another beautiful day.

Painting tricks

·         The artist uses exuberant colors to brighten up a dull rainy view and strike the viewer’s eye.

·         Visible dabs of orange and streaks of white on the wet path make the scene very luminous and warm.

·         The orange glow of lanterns is set off by the delicate blueness of the sky creating a strong visual contrast.

·         The occasional use of black adds saturation to certain parts of the canvas creating a subtle play of light and shadow.

·         Expressive strokes of the palette knife give the painting a completed textural look.

Revive your home

Most people use affordable acrylic pictures and prints in their interior design. But having an authentic oil painting on your wall is much better than decorating your place with cheap art prints. Shiny colors, amazing texture and that special feeling of the artist’s presence attach a new, deeper meaning to the depicted scene. Oil art is a melody of unsaid words and vague emotions that spring to life before our eyes. If you are hungry for glowing colors and beaming light, this lovely cityscape by Leonid Afremov is just what you need. Fill your home with warmth and comfort by hanging it in your living room!

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Ayer recibimos la pintura, la desplegamos en el piso de nuestra sala, y quedamos extasiados... es mucho más hermosa de lo que imaginábamos. Gracias maestro por compartir de manera tan altruista su arte. Sin duda compraremos pronto otro cuadro. Mil bendiciones.
José Luiis Barros, Dec 20, 2013
I'm from China. Knowing Afremov's works for years, since in college. So thrilled to finally realize my dream. For years, I kept visiting this website, picking fav ones and reminding myself why to save money. I'm working as a freelancer interpreter now, finally saved up enough money and got three pieces (four, including one from Amazon). I've already decided which one to buy next year and started to save more. Also get the Grand Canal, my heart was taken by it. For the paintings, the Eiffel Tower one caught me the first sight while I was a student in college. My ex got me a recreation, painted by him, but cannot compare to this original piece of course. The colour and the style are beyond words. Simply cannot describe the stunning beauty (Maybe in Chinese I can). Anyway, love all landscape pieces. Cannot wait to share with my friends and decorate my room. Best wishes, Mr. Afremov. Looking forward to more pieces.
Claire Han, Dec 5, 2016
Здравствуйте! Получила Вашу картину "OLD MAGIC". Огромное Вам спасибо. Замечательная картина. Понравилась всей нашей семье.
Наталья Капустина, Feb 10, 2014