Posts by Kristine Mitchell

November 19, 2017

Textured Oil Paintings Reflect Romantic Memories in Rich and Exciting Bursts of Color

Contemporary impressionist painter Leonid Afremov creates bright and cheerful artwork with a palette knife and oil paints. Focusing primarily on land and seascapes, he forms distinctive pieces with bold knife cuts and colour contrasts that convey a range of jubilant emotions. Afremov is recognized as a self-representing artist, operating exclusively online, with few exhibitions and very little outside involvement from promoters and galleries.

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July 7, 2016

Scandinavia Has Green-Roofed Homes That Are Like Real-Life Hobbit Houses

Curb appeal: cozy exterior, extensive windows, and a green roof? These adorable homes prove that a grassy canopy can make the perfect ceiling addition to any house. Green roofs are traditional in many Nordic countries throughout Europe, so much so that there is an annual competition to determine the best green roof project, which is hosted by the Scandinavian Green Roof Association (SGRA).

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