Irena Orlov
Sherman Oaks, California

No stranger to the world, Irena Orlov has lived in Ukraine, Russia, Israel, Canada, and now lives and works in Los Angeles. She is extraordinarily versatile in her creative mediums, practicing not only fine art but also architecture, design, and illustration. Her artwork captivates the viewer’s eye with unique expressions of mood, color, and energy. Splashes of antique flair and a very clean, crisp modern design aesthetic blend to create a highly prized, individual art style. In addition to galleries, Irena’s work has appeared in retail stores such as Crate and Barrel, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Pier1.

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Walking One Mile

Acrylic painting on stretched canvas
Signed on front and back

48" h x 24" w x 1.5" d
15 lbs. 0 oz.


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My current body of work focuses on a combination of texture, color, and composition. Each piece is manipulated with a unique surface finish of textures.

This painting is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished white edges. It comes ready to hang.

Acrylic painting

Acrylic paint was made commercially available in the 1950’s. Acrylic is a fast drying paint that can be diluted with water, but becomes water-resistant when dry. Acrylics can be applied in thin layers and washes to resemble watercolor paints, or they can be applied in thick layers, built up for texture. The main difference between oil and acrylic paint is the drying time. Oil dries slowly, allowing more time to blend colors and apply glazes. Artists who use acrylic paints typically work faster than those who use oils. Additionally, acrylics offer more versatility and are often used for mixed media work. Artists can mix different materials into the paint, such as sand or rice. They can also apply other media on top of the dried acrylic, such as pastel or pen.

Stretched canvas

Canvas is a heavy-duty fabric used as a painting surface. When a canvas artwork is labeled stretched, it means the canvas has been wrapped around a wooden frame (the ''stretcher''). Stretched canvases typically do not require framing.


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