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Rainy Day by Leonid Afremov

This is an oil painting on canvas by Leonid Afremov made using a palette knife only.

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Wynet's avatar
Phenomenal!!!    :D
SootheNoo1959's avatar
Wonderful mark making, colour, light and texture! Stunning painting! :clap: :clap:
AinoBunnyApplejack's avatar
Looks so peaceful, pretty picture! :aww:
BonBonPich's avatar
so nice! your style is awesome!
mosh2night's avatar
i love it.. aspecially the strokes
sarahddl's avatar
I cannot make a "critique" comment as I don't have a premium membership, but I would love to offer a small bit.

You are truly a master with the palette knife, and with color blending, perspective, and unity. Your paintings are unique and beautiful, and I marvel at every one.

I love the soft, white-blue colors in this one; I am reminded of a calm, foggy morning after the rain. There are so many things hidden in your paintings, like how in the middle it is white, and slowly darkens towards the edges of the canvas, almost pulling you in, inviting you to walk down the path. It is at the same time friendly and mysterious.

It is hard for me to find anything to offer critique on in this painting, however, I am not sure of the orange and red paint on the trees. I don't know whether to praise it as tasteful disharmony, or a little too distracting from the color scheme and the overall light bluish-green gradient.. They are vivid, different colors thrown into a peaceful scene. I might have left them out if it was my painting, but, of course, I am always afraid of messing my paintings up!

Congratulations on your newborn grandson! I am very happy for you, and I hope he becomes a painter as skilled and well-known as you, so in the future he may continue your legacy!
Violiness's avatar
I am in love with your work.
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rrei's avatar
This is so beautiful! Definitely one of my favorites. :)
jlawe's avatar
Amazing! Beautiful colors.
stahlberg's avatar
I like this technique and the atmosphere of this artwork... well done!
TaynEcaprilae's avatar
I'm unable to buy any paintings, but congratulations on your grandson :)
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Frendin's avatar
This is so amazing i wish i could paint like that...lucky=.= lol
IAmMyInspiration's avatar
This is just beautiful I absolutly love it!
bradwjensen's avatar
Neat. Different.
PockoChi's avatar
i love the colour scheme you chose for this!!

NehliraFalcon50's avatar
This is beautiful!
Brooke10178's avatar
It really does seem foggy in this painting! Once again this is beautiful like all of your paintings :love:
Clingtotruth23's avatar
this is SO gorgeous. My favorite piece of art that I have seen thus far
Hachi-Fusami's avatar
I love the tones. So nice and relaxing :D
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