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

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iARTthere4iam Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
looks reminiscent of stained glass - wonderful work 
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Emperorkarsa Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015
I like the angle at which this one is painted. Gives the picture a more cinematic feel.
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spawnrommell1 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Amazing brilliant lights and reflection
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Onyana Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The choice of view angle and the dramatic perspective creates such an engrossing effect, for the bench and the road in particular. Of course, your use of colour and palette knife work leaves me speechless. Thank you for sharing this with us!
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Erin-Holden Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
wow, this is fabulous. i love the technique you use along with the colour. its so vibrate and bursting with life and energy. you are very gifted.
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OlAlbireo Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
like kaleidoscope )))))
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D-Nea Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student Artist
Awesome
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FireYuuki Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow...
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GroggyNodbegger Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012
Incredible!
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insensitivewart Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012
The depth of contrast...somehow you have made the depths of contrast merge and look natural! Along with the reflection and the perception of being able to walk into this painting... I believe you have touched on something quite beautiful, yet mysterious here!
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Syzygi Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'd give anything to be able to paint like this. It's emotional, deep and sort of wet, like rain. Only for me, autumn is less blue, and a little more green!
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chescat Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012
this is gorgeous! i absolutely love the colors - rich and bright without being too busy. it almost looks like you tried to take a photo, but rain made the world run (the bench still looks solid, making the rest look blurred). I love the effect. I want to take a walk there!
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theWhiteRabbitsHole Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012
You pictured something, that is present in the night, but people can't see it. But it could be felt. This painting is miraculously capturing it. I love the feeling which it evokes in me. :)
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leeleechan13 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2012
I have always enjoyed seeing/looking at your work. Hopefully one day I might be able to have the money to own one of your one of a kind pieces for my home.
I am trying to increase my abilities with painting so I would greatly appreciate some pointers from a great artist such as yourself.
Continue being brilliant.

Alea
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thepenguinsrdrowning Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is a nice painting. it looks like it was fun to paint :)
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Coraline1509 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011
Nothing to say....only AWSOME!!!!!
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pandagirl19 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
WOW! Brilliant. I love the "wetness" of the ground, and the criss-crossing branches together with the color variation and hues remind me of stained glass windows:D The blurry smudge on the bench makes it feel like it could be raining still.
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000-ARTIST Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I think your work is beautiful and it does more than just look pleasing to the eye. The color is so vibrant and inviting...you have achieved an electric feel with your treatment of the colors. Thank you for sharing...perhaps one day when I begin to sell my art, I will purchase one or more of your pieces.
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Maedde Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2011  Student General Artist
Ou I love it! Something Impressionist like all the colors of light in night has captured beutyfully! I would definetly love this one on my own wall<3
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Phoenixartstudio Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
Love the wet ground. Beautifully painted
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ninfadelmar Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2011  Student General Artist
amazing as always XD
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reirei18 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2011   General Artist
brilliant..~ love the colors, perspective, composition and technique.. definitely a masterpiece. :thumbsup:
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derrsetuva Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2011
thats amazing!
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maximusfox Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing use of colour and shapes! This is nothing short of a masterpiece! Well done
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Animecrazedhorselovr Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful, you made the night look a little less frightening for me.
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yellowwhitetiger Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2011
I love the way you have used perspective to give the painting an edge, and the colours are beautiful.
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LensKimono Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
friggin sick!
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Sibophone Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011
Wow !!!
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Ilojleen Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2011   Traditional Artist
FEATURE: [link] :iconcocoloveplz:
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stargatealpha Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2011
Soooo beautiful!!!:peace::D
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Lorndane Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2011
I'm all about contrasts and this painting does it in a way I've not seen before. I love the streetlights and use of progressively darker colors to accent the differences. The reflection on what I'm assuming is a wet street or footpath only adds to it. I'm adding you to my watch list.
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evi1angel9 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2011
It is stunning, the top portion looks like a mosaic while the bottom looks smooth like water reflecting the top. The areas around the lights are magnificent, you have really conveyed that they are giving off light. The perspective is lower to the ground than one might expect but I think it draws your attention perfectly. And of course the bench, such a simple object that really makes the piece interesting. Without the bench, this piece would be plain and boring but with it, your eyes move around the canvas. Overall it is really beautiful and amazing :D
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DruManiac Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
excellent work!
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Wolfmane52 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011
This is gorgeous. I love the colour and the technique. The perspective is interesting and the mix of detailing and blurring is well balanced. I wish this were hanging on my wall.
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kingholocaust Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011
I absolutely love ALL your work I've seen here. I am particularly fond of the use of color. And when I squint it's just the most amazing thing.
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artislifeforlife Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011
absolutely gorgeous, your work is inspiring
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KristineSaxe Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011
What a stunning painting!

I love everything about it
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Rusca8 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful one! Original point of view, here in the ground, and great job with the colours! :D
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horseygurl258 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011  Student Photographer
Gorgeous! I was going to try and come up with some constructive criticism for you, but I honestly think it's perfect like it is! Granted, I'm not a painter, but the contrast in colors, blur, perspective, and points of lights all work splendidly together =) The only thing I might say is that the bleeding on the far end of the bench could be a little more subtle; it's more pronounced than any of the other blur in the piece and it looks a little strange...but then again, that could just be me =)
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valeka Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this one!
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Half--the--Fun Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
The colours in this are breath taking! Such a beautiful piece!
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cassandra667 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
wow. thats awesome. the colors are so beautiful and bold but you still get a sence of depth in the painting . really aell done
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Thisper Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
Very nice. Love the fluid lines of the bench.
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graphite220 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011   Traditional Artist
I could stare into those colors all day!!! It's REALLY beautiful!!!
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FresasconNata Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011
omg! It's amazing! The variety of colours are beautiful! And the reflecction on the floor...i love it! The colour all mixed~ and the texture~ The way lights give light to the composition makes ir magical ♥ Y really love that painting >w<
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SunflowerIce Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011
omg I love these colours.. they´re so beautful, it looks awesome
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delacydesigns Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I really love this painting, it is a beautiful piece of work. The colours are stunning, and the reflection on the ground... beautiful. This is the nicest painting I've seen on this site so far. You are a very tallented artist.
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iyari Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i really like this particular piece :)
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BenjiiBen Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Student General Artist
This is just so incredible beautiful!
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JamesKnoke Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This one's beautiful! THe photographic angle and flare off the edge of bench make it especially beautiful. Good job.
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