Skilled Knife Work – Leonid Afremov (14 paintings)

Art by Leonid Afremov
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Here at theMET, we feature a lot of digital art and photography. While all of that is great, we also have a passion for more traditional forms of art. Belarusian painter Leonid Afremov created these beautiful paintings using only a palette knife and oil paint. His work is reminiscent of an artist we featured a while back, Franoise Nielly. I absolutely love the effect the knife has on the canvas, especially with the magnificent contrasting colors he uses.

Leonid Afremov: Website | deviantART

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