So, there’s this artist… Leonid Afremov. He is AMAZING. He paints only with oil and a palette knife and creates something new every day of his life. His work is original and phenomenal at the same time. The colors are brilliant and uplifting and I can’t get enough.
Leonid according to Deviant Art:
“I’m a professional artist. i paint with palette knife with oil on canvas. Art is my life and I paint every single day. it makes me happy to see people enjoying my art. God gave me a gift of being able to paint good and I thank him for that everyday buy painting and having my art affordable to buy. I was born in city of Vitebsk in 1955. Amazingly enough I was born in the same town as Marc Chagall, the famous artist who also founded the Vitebsk Art School along with Malevich & Kandinsky. I graduated from Vitebsk Art School in 1978 and is one of the elite members.
I tried different techniques during my career, but I especially fell in love with painting with oil and pallette-knife. Every artwork is the result of long painting process; every canvas is born during the creative search; every painting is full of my inner world. Each of my paintings brings different moods, colors and emotions. I love to express the beauty, harmony and spirit of this world in my paintings. My heart is completely open to art. Thus, I enjoy creating inspired and beautiful paintings from the bottom of my soul. Each of my artworks reflects my feelings, sensitivity, passion, and the music from my soul. True art is alive and inspired by humanity. I believe that art helps us to be free from aggression and depression.
Currently my art is being collected all over the world. There are many pleased collectors in the USA, Israel, Italy, France, England, Spain, Norway, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other countries. Presently it is just enough to type my name in an internet search engine to discover the value and magnificence of my Art.”
Check out more of Leonid Afremov on my blog.
43 thoughts on “Leonid Afremov- Oil Painter”
Wow, these are lovely paintings.
They are. He is a great artist!
I HAVE PURCHASED THREE OF HIS PAINTINGS FOR WEDDING PRESENTS FOR MY NIECES AND NEPHEWS….highly COLLECTIBLE FOR OUR GENERATION . Megan, you are very good too—in fact your tree of dots (reflecting this artists’ style) is wonderful.
I too paint everyday, but I labor over the same painting for weeks on end. I don’t think I will ever be called a “prolific” artist.
Thank you Megan! Beautiful paintings!
I just love it!
and you are doing pretty well too!
Bisous from France
Thanks so much, I’ve been looking for this guy’s name for a long time!
He’s amazing. One of my favorites!
I love your paintings they are amazing, with beautiful images and bright colours
Thank you! I try 🙂
These are not my paintings. I love his work too though. Pretty stunning!
His paintings are awesome! Thank you especially for sharing the video:>)
I love this painter so much… his brush is amazing… Thank you dear Megan, have a nice weekend, love, nia
He is one of my favorites! Thanks!
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He is an amazing artist!
His paintings are stunning 🙂
They are. He is an amazing artist!
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You know, I have seen these paintings before as desktop wallpaper, but now I can peg a name to the artist! I’ve always thought the use of vibrant and complementary colors was great!
He is a great artist! There are a lot of artists out there who do similar work as well. His is the most famous though. The colors make me so happy. 🙂
I love his work !!! Beautiful Colors !!! Thank You for liking my mosaic vases drawing.. 🙂 *Cynthia
I love his work too. So vibrant 🙂
Of course, it was lovely!
Thanks for stopping by
He’s a great artist
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I do not know this artist, but these are gorgeous paintings. Love it. Thanks for posting them!
Glad I could introduce you to his work! He’s a phenomenal artist.
Stunning colours! Thanks for sharing with us. This also reminds me of the Painter of Light Thomas Kinkade from the Bay Area.
I love his work too! It’s lovely.
His work is AMAZING! Once I look at it, I can’t stop staring…
I’m a devotee for sure!
Glad to hear it 🙂
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My inspiration… Leonid Afremov.
He’s great! And my inspiration as well 🙂 Thanks for reblogging.
see the painting with the arched bridge and the wide range of colours with the houses in the background ….what is the name of the painting?
I’m sorry, I don’t know the names of any of his pieces. Try looking at his Deviant Art account. You might be able to find it there.
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