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Digital paintings by Dominique Amendola
I have also produced several digital painting. Some of them are photo based, others are not. A digital painting is also a lot of work. The difference is the support is virtual.
The first example for this type of artwork:
Angel Holding A Lily
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           Description:                          
A beautiful angel with red and curly hair is holding a long stem lily. He is present with us and yet does not belong to this world... 
This a digital painting created completely on the computer, without the help of a photograph, just painted free-hand. I started this painting two years ago and left it, forgot about it. It was three quarters done and still it took me another 3 days to finish it. Painting on the computer or painting on canvas, is not a quick, one, two, three magic experience. It takes time and hard work... 
This image is under strict copyright to Dominique Amendola.
The details can be amazing:

This can be printed very large format.
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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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Les Deux Magots, original oil painting by Dominique Amendola

 Les Deux Magots

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This image is under strict copyright to Dominique Amendola. 
This painting, (oil on linen canvas), was painted in Paris, France. 
Actually, I started this painting a year ago and had to let it sit for a long time because I got so many art commissions. 
It is executed with a soft style, with several layers of glazes. The scene is interesting to look at because there is so much interaction going on. 
It depicts a cafe scene in Paris. Les Deux Magots is one of the most famous cafe located in the quarters of Saint-Germain-Des-Pres. It once had a reputation as the rendezvous of the literary and intellectual lite of the city. It is now a popular tourist destination. 
There is a lot happening in this scene: 3 couples are prominent, as well as the waiter and a woman cutting cake with a fork. From left to right, there is the old guy reading the newspaper with a bored blond. A woman with glasses is cutting a piece of cake, also reading the paper. The waiter is taking another couple's order with a guy squinting and deciding what he wants to order. There is the couple on the right with the talkative guy in red, while his girl friend is checking her phone. In the back ground various people are doing what we all do in a cafe, trying to enjoy a drink or something and soaking the atmosphere. The inside of the cafe is quite dark by contrast, but here and there, the lights are on. 

                                              

Now I am going to show you details of this new painting: 

He is reading the newspaper, she is just waiting.

She is cutting a piece of cake with her fork, eating while reading the paper.

The waiter is busy attending a couple and carrying many orders.

He is talking animately while she is checking her phone.

It is difficult to see the softness of the artwork with photos but here are a couple details which give an idea of this work.
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The original artwork is available.

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ORIGINAL ARTWORK 

You can get all sort of prints from me_canvas prints, framed print, art print, metal print, wood print and more for this painting.

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ALSO ANOTHER PRINT IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS ARTWORK; SEE IT BELOW:
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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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Sri Ram Embracing Hanuman by Dominique Amendola, Oil painting, Classical Realism, spiritual art

 Sri Ram Embracing Hanuman

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This image is under strict copyright to Dominique Amendola. 
This painting, (oil on canvas) was commissioned me by an Hindhu gentleman.  He desired Ram to show His love for Hanuman. 
In the great epic scripture “The Ramayan” the story of Ram and Hanuman is depicted. Hanuman is presented as the ideal servant of The Supreme Lord Ramachandra. In this painting Lord Ram is embracing His friend Hanuman. 
This was commissioned by a Hindhu art collector. This painting is very classical in the Hindhu tradition. 
In this painting, Lord Ram is wearing his courtly attire, such as a crown studded with jewels, beautifully embroidered silks, and gold jewellery studded with precious stones. 
Hanuman is also displaying great opulence in his attire. 
Hanuman is representing the faithful servant dedicating to Ram without reservations. Ram is representing the ideal king adhering strictly to moral principles and one who puts duty and country above all other duties. 
This was painted in a very classical style as well, with over ten layers of glazing, as the old masters used to do. If I had to dedicated this artwork to anyone, I would dedicate it to Titian, who advised his students to paint with at least 30 layers of glaze. 

Now I will share the sketch stage for this artwork:

                                              

        Here is the sketch for this painting
The figures ended up being almost life size on the canvas and I got inspired to paint with many glazes. I must have had 12 layers of glazes on this artwork.

Now I am going to show you details of this new painting: 

Sri Ram

Hanuman
Cloth on Hanuman
Cloth on Ram
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The original artwork is not available anymore, however you can get all sort of prints from me_canvas prints, framed print, art print, metal print, wood print and more.

To purchase a print of this painting:
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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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Sri Damodara Gifts Sanatana by Dominique Amendola, oil painting, spiritual art from India.
Sri Damodara Gifts Sanatana
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This image is under strict copyright to Dominique Amendola. 

This painting, (oil on canvas) was commissioned me from a very old, very ancient temple in Vrindavan India, called Radha Damodara. I painted it "on the house" because they are a temple where tens of Thousands of pilgrims will see my art daily.Anyway, they actually only needed a print of it.  Original art would not survive the harsh climate of the region. A print can be reprinted again and again as needed.

The sketch stage is very important for each artwork. 
                                                      Here is the sketch for this painting:

The difficulty in this sketches is that my client insisted on a square composition which is very 
unusual.
More Sketches for this painting:
In this sketch I gave Damodara another crown according to what He was wearing at the temple that day, but ended up changing it in the final sketch, as seen above.

Sketch for Sanatana

This composition is actually very simple. A square composition is unusual. But this composition was requested by my client, so I complied, but personally I would not choose a square canvas. 

However, with all those art commissions, I am rediscovering the imagined painting, with no models to copy from.  Sanatana is completely invented not taken from anything.

Now I am going to show you details of this new painting 
"Sri Damodara Gifts Sanatana":

   Sanatana   
The wish fulfilling cow
                                     
Sri Damodara
The green parrots
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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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Mahaprabhu In Vrindavan 1
Mahaprabhu In Vrindavan 
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This image is under strict copyright to Dominique Amendola. 

This painting, (oil on canvas) is the first one of a series of three. This was commissioned me from a very old, very ancient temple in Vrindavan India, called Radha Damodara. I did it pro-bono and they actually only needed a print.  Two more paintings will follow this one. I am just making the sketch for the next one. 
However, the sketch stage is very important for each artwork. 
                                                      Here is the sketch for this painting:
 

In this composition, the eyes goes directly in the middle of the picture. The composition is square. This is not my choice. A square composition is difficult and unusual. But this composition was requested by my client. The tree and Mahaprabhu are the center of the picture. However, I displaced the tree a bit so it does not look like it is growing out of Mahaprabhu's head, obviously. Further, in the final artwork the tree is faded and Mahapabhu sharper. ( See the final painting above).

This artwork takes its inspiration from Indian style artworks. Since I was doing the painting  for a renown Indian temple, I used the classical Indian style. Those Indian artists who paint in that style usually use water color as their medium, but some of the artists used oils too. 

Below I am showing you two examples of this kind of art form:

   

This a painting by B.G. Sharma executed in water colors and very fine pigments.

This a painting by Raja Ravi Varma executed in oils. Raja means king and yes, this artist was also a king.
Those two artists are very famous indian artists.

Now I am going to show you details of my own painting 
"Mahaprabhu In Vrindavan":

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To purchase the original artwork: 

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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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Climbing Roses in La Treille Courtyard, oil painting by Dominique Amendola, executed in Provence, France.


Climbing Roses in La Treille Courtyard

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This canvas was painted in Provence, in one of those small villages, in a courtyard called "La Treille". La Treille became famous as the place where writer Marcel Pagnol spent his summer holidays during his childhood—at the Bastide Neuve, where he is buried in the cemetery there. It is a very romantic place full of old stones and flowers. 
In this painting, two rose bushes have climbed towards each other forming a sort of arch. The style is impressionist, the colors are soothing. The composition is a bunch of intricate squares:

In this composition, the eyes goes directly in the middle of the picture. The composition is formed of sections. And the roses are forming an arch leading your eyes into the sides of the picture.

Here is a photo taken in the studio, in the beginning stages of this artwork:

   

You can see how the colors are established as well as the general shapes. But no details are painted yet.

Here is a photo taken in the middle stage progress of this painting:

You can see how everything is acquiring definition now and details are showing more. 

Seen below are details of the finished artwork:

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 Details are showing the brush work.  

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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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Roses in a garden, new oil painting by Dominique Amendola, landscape
Roses in a garden
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Roses are cascading from bushes in a luxuriant garden. There are white roses, red roses and pink roses. The picture is painted in an impressionist style reminiscent of Monet's style. This artwork was painted in California in a beautiful rose garden.
For this painting I created 3 sketches before I started on the canvas. 

This is the first layer for this painting.

See painting details below:

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Details are showing the brush work. First I started with a very  impressionistic broad style and then layer by layer, I brought  the details out.

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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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New oil painting by Dominique Amendola - Spring time in South India
Spring Time In South India
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This painting was executed in India as the previous ones were too, right in the back yard of Ganjam village near the famous Srirangapatna town, just when Spring was beginning.
This is an oil painting on linen canvas which is a much stronger canvas than cotton and which last much longer.
The painting makes you feel like you are taking a walk in the South Indian countryside. On the left is a path used mostly by farmers to go take care of their fields. They walk or go on a bicycle and water each plant individually with a water pot plunged in the canal waters. On the right is the canal water with a little bridge to cross over.

See painting details below:

                                                           
                                 Details are showing the brush work. I have an ocher yellow glaze as an underpainting that you see showing through the brush strokes.

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The style of this painting is impressionistic.
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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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New oil painting by Dominique Amendola: City market in Bangalore India
City market in Bangalore, India
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This image is under strict copyright to Dominique Amendola. 

This painting was executed in India as the previous ones were too.
In this painting many Indian citizens are heading towards the market, Muslins and Hindus have the same purpose: to get groceries, fruits and vegetables. On the right side, a mosque is represented, usually painted in green as seen here.
On the foreground  some motorcycle riders are poised at the intersection. You can see on the right, a muslin couple, on the left the typical south indian Hindu  couple.
The composition is complex, almost divided in two halves: on the right the mosque and the muslin couple on a motorcycle, on the left the traditional hindus on their motorcycle rides.
It becomes all mixed up in the back where the crowd is hurrying towards the market street or coming out loaded with shopping bags. As far as the linear composition goes, the figures on the left are inviting us within the painting on a diagonal, while the muslin couple as well as the buildings in the background are forming an horizontal line, stabilising  the composition.

See painting details below:
                                                             
                                                                           

Details are showing the brush work. I have an ocher yellow glaze as an underpainting that you see showing through the brush strokes.
Just click on the image to see a larger view.
I focused on the figures in the foreground, giving them more details that the groups in the background. See the difference in the details below:
   
Detailed foreground figure

Impressionistic  details in the background
Notice how the figures do not really have defined features. 
This is a painting of a typical street market day in Bangalore, India. 
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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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New oil painting by Dominique Amendola: North India street scene
North India street scene
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This image is under strict copyright to Dominique Amendola. 

This painting was executed in India as the previous ones were too. The golden light is an evening occurence with the long shadows. The technique uses both paint brushes and palette knife.
See details below to see both:
                                                               
                                                                             

Detail showing the brush work. I have an ocher yellow glaze as an underpainting that you see showing through the brush strokes.

Detail showing the palette knife work, it is very thick paint with not so many details.
I focused on the figures in the foreground, giving them more details that the groups in the background. See some details below:
   

The groups in the background are painted in a more impressionistic way. See detail below:
Notice how the figures do not really have defined feature. 
This is a painting with a very pleasant evening light, full of life all over the canvas, with contrasts of  details and technique depicting life in typical North India.
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Oil paintings executed in nature, with or without people, and beautiful color images, sometimes executed outdoors or in the studio. Some compositions are horizontal or vertical. Some pictures have beautiful skies with sunsets or blue horizons. Some paintings represent flowers, some water, some are green with grass and trees. Some will take you to exotic travel destinations, such as India.This is art. Figurative realism by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola : figures painting, landscapes painting and spiritual art, artwork for sale. Oil paintings for sale online. Virtual Art Gallery realism, figurative, landscape, spiritual art, by contemporary artist Dominique Amendola. Collection of figurative contemporary - Women - canvas oil paintings, acrylic paintings, pastel drawings. Oil painting on canvas, original paintings art. Artwork by Dominique Amendola for sale. Oil painting on canvas. Original paintings art for sale by Dominique Amendola
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