WHEN THE CITY SLEEPS 1 — PALETTE KNIFE Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov

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    40"x24" (100cm 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 WHEN THE CITY SLEEPS 1. 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:


Is there time when the city sleeps?

Everything counts when you use some elements of design for small rooms. Much depends upon the color scheme of the room that can add space if used properly. You can also benefit from decorations and elements of design that can either expand the place or, on the contrary, make it smaller.  When you look for large oil paintings, you can prefer black and white artworks. This is unique combination. When black or white used separately they have a range of disadvantages that do away when mix of these colors are employed. Black is beneficially refreshed by white that brings lightness and clarity. White is not so dull when it is combined with black. Other benefits of this combo:

·                    Black and white combination can enlarge visually the room so you can fool your eyes and create appropriate design applying the right combos of color.

·                    Black increases the decorating statement.

·                    Monochrome palette creates the stunning view.

·                    Black and white art creates the classic look.

Flashes of light

As for the large oil painting “When the city sleeps”, we can also see how flashes of light refresh the dark painting. The canvas describes the sleeping city, which is lit with lanterns standing along the road. We see beautiful architecture, a wide street and people with umbrellas.  It looks like a central district of the city. The painting created in impressionism style reflects the mood of the painter. The style of Leonid Afremov is recognizable, and multicolored strokes of palette knife create diversity. It is even hard to imagine that there is some time when the city sleeps. At least, this is not noticed on the painting. There are too many people on the scene who seem to be busy with something and just hurry somewhere.

Dynamism of the sleeping city

Multicolored paintings impress the viewers as they spectacular. Impressionist artists always resort to similar method of expression but Afremov does that differently. His painting techniques are unique. Additionally, the room can’t be dull with such painting on the wall. The strokes of oil create the impression of dynamism that also does not comply with sleepiness and peace. It would rather suit any person who needs some drive or a boost for more activity. 

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Your paintings are so alive 'n' colorful! You're also entertaining to watch as you develop your beautifully vibrant works of art on YouTube. I've shared with family and others who are instantly pleased when they see your work. My personal favorite is "A Day Of Feelings." You are now among my favorite artists including Claude Monet & Vincent Van Gogh! Thank-you!
Deb, May 22, 2015
I think Afremov 'has the power'! Your paintings are really magic and of a good and positive magic. I didn't bought your paintings for an investment, or for your importance as artist, or for the meaning, or because they are very well made, (maybe these are all good causes also), i just bought it... because I REALLY LIKE IT! THEY ARE VERY EXCITING! Watching your paintings let my heart feel better. Thank you for your work.
Fabio Rubbiani, Sep 24, 2015
I just received my 3 paintings today. They are exquisite!!!! Miles Davis, Stevie Ray Vaughn, and Swan Lake are now the first things people see when they walk in my house. Thank you so much for listening to what I wanted and then giving me even more than I expected. I am beyond thrilled to have these breathtaking works of art in my house. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!
Tonya Wilson, Apr 11, 2014