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Just have to share this
Last night i was surfing on the internet, looking for inspiring paintings about perfume for an idea i’m working on related to my perfume blog, when my eyes fell on a painting named ‘Alley by the Lake’ by Leonid Afremov and i immediately fell in love with it! I definitely wanted to see more of this artist and was lucky to find many more of his paintings and love about all of them. I am definitely a fan!
It’s especially the use of colors and how he captures the magical atmosphere and feeling of peace in his paintings. They really touch me.
Another one that caught my eyes is ‘Mystical Alley’. So colorful and bright, yet mystical and peaceful.
If it had a bench i could sit there for hours to just absorb and enjoy the surroundings 🙂
I’ve noticed that many of his paintings capture the beautiful colors and scenery’s of fall. Colorful leafs, rainy days, romantic couples and solely people, peacefully walking in nature or in often quiet and abandoned streets or lanes, giving a nostalgic feeling.
I feel very moved by these paintings. They express how i experience the world when im out there with my photo-camera for example. Or the feeling i get when watching the rise and set of the sun and the moon and starry nights. I can almost smell the colors and can feel the atmosphere as if i am there. They take me to a beautiful, dreamy and very peaceful place and make me feel loving and thankful 🙂
Looking for more inspiration?
Here is a video playlist with some painting lessons from the master himself 🙂
Leonid Afremov ® (born 12 July 1955 in Vitebsk, Belarus) is a Russian–Israeli, modern impressionistic artist, who works mainly with a palette, knife and oils. He developed his own unique technique and style which is unmistakable and cannot be confused with other artists. Afremov is mainly known as being a self-representing artist who promotes and sells his work exclusively over the internet with very little exhibitions and involvement of dealers and galleries