Alexei Rebrov Art

Expanding Creative Boundaries

As any artist working with defined medium I have a legacy of works which establish my style. It makes my work recognizable but also it limits my creativity when I want to step outside and widen up my style. Yesterday I worked on this piece and decided to add my "hand touch". The final work has a different feel than my other pieces. The blues are very light and gradually turning into turquoise like ocean water. The bottom right part has that psychedelic blur when you don't know if a picture doubled or whether you loosing grasp of reality. This piece needs to be looked at in large size and will be great on light or white wall. The more light exposure it gets the better the effect it produces. Greens and blues are commonly considered calming colors but it really depends on your connection with this picture and the...

Example of High Contrast Print in a Bright Room

Room decoration with art prints is an interesting exercise! You can approach color selection from complimentary side or play along with established accent color. But how to deal with difference in light? Let’s set a design experiment: medium size room with normal 9 feet high ceiling. There is a bed in the middle and a large window looking out South-West. There is an empty wall between two doors. I want to put my art prints there :) Despite light color of the wall paint rear wall looks dark in afternoon or even most of the day if windows have shades or covered with drapes. Light and small art will be lost out there. Here is an example of a dark and high contrast print with very bright expressive light strokes. Red and orange continue general wall color hue and violet and pink work as a color accent. These prints can...

New Abstract Print Installed

Last week I installed abstract print on aluminum into my client's apartment. It was fast and easy using aluminum push-pins. The print became a focus center piece on a wall and brought light and lot's of energy. Client is happy and so am I :) You can check out how this print was delivered and built.