Think you need to use a brush to create a beautiful painting? Think again. Leonid Afremov has mastered the art of using just oil paint and a palette knife to manifest a visual explosion of color in his landscape and cityscape paintings. His unique technique adds a depth and richness that seem to morph geometric and organic lines into a vibration that breathes electricity into his paintings. [ Continue Reading ]
Mostly dealing with oils, Glenn Brown at first glance appears to have hastily thrown the paint down in order to distort reality. But upon further inspection, each painting is minutely detailed with no stroke needlessly used. Brown goes further than reality, in that he creates his own fantasy world that still adheres to the rules of the masters.