Literary Analysis Of Rain's Rustle By Leonid Afremov

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Leonid Afremov’s painting, Rain’s Rustle, oil paint is used to create scenery of a rainy night in a city. Towards the center of the picture, there is a couple holding an umbrella walking with their backs to the viewer down a pathway that has trees that form a canopy over it. There are street lights down the sides of the sidewalk. There is a large bench towards the bottom right of the painting that is on the sidewalk. In the panting, it is raining and there are puddles on the side walk. The puddles on the sidewalk reflect the light from the light posts and the colors from the hovering trees. The colors in the trees range from bright yellows to deep reds. In the painting, the sky behind the trees involves mostly cool blues and greens.

In Rain’s Rustle, Afremov uses light and color to create a warm autumn feeling for the viewer. The painting is made up of large impasto dots that have visual texture. There is contrast created between the different dots in the picture. There are dots that are for light created by the light posts, dots that are the darkness from the night sky, and dots that are the colors from the autumn tree leaves. Afremov uses both primary and secondary colors. The colors in the painting are very saturated and vibrant. The lines in
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Because the red and orange colors of the leaves are reflected in the puddles on the sidewalk, there is balance in the painting. The reflection created by the oranges and reds creates the scene of rain. The reds and oranges in the trees at the top of the painting are balanced with the fallen red and orange leaves on the ground as well. Along with balance, there is a lot of variety in the painting. The colors range from cool blues to warm reds, from dark purples to bright yellows, and from secondary colors to primary colors. The variety of colors helps to represent the variety of colors that come with the autumn

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