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Flower arches in India, plein air landscape, gardens by Dominique Amendola

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This painting was painted in plein air. These gardens are part of a beautiful ashrama in South India called Govindaji Gardens. Flowers in india grow very lush and very fast. You can see coconut trees, Papaya trees, and many exotic flowers in the back ground. The style is quite realistic with attention to details and colors.

This is a commissioned piece.

Oil on canvas

Framed

Size: 16"x 20"

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Dominique Amendola Fine Art
Dominique Amendola-California, US

Fisherman and his boat

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There is a certain romanticism in fishermen and old boats, at least in the mind of those who do not have to go fishing for their daily sustenance. The waters of the river are calm, the man just went to gather some grass for his cows on his boat on the other side of the river, It is late afternoon and the light at this time is extraordinary and almost mystical. This is life in certain parts of India. In this piece I went a bit beyond realism by stylizing the design of the picture. I also focused on the colors and it come out almost like a japanese print. I call this style, contemporary and post impressionism, used extensively by our friend Van Gogh, the master artist.

This is painted in a contemporary style . This is not a print. You are buying an original painting on canvas. This painting is painted with museum quality art supplies and will last several 100 years. I've sold over 200 of my original works of art online, so you can buy with confidence. I do this for a living!! Your art will be shipped to you professionally packed with protective packaging material and wrapped in cardboard, then placed in a heavy-duty box for shipping. All items will be sent via USPS and insured.

Oil on canvas

Size: 20"x 30"

Price: $1,500.00

Status: Available

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Dominique Amendola Fine Art
Dominique Amendola-California, US

Sketch for Gosai Ghat, an unfinished painting
Oil on linen canvas

Today I went to paint at sunrise on the Kaveri river near the ashrama where I am staying in South India at the moment.
Time can fly in india and things take a long time to accomplish. In order to get to paint this piece I had to wait for the perfect weather. But I was already readying myself for weeks. Since I could not find a satisfactory canvas of good quality in my area, I had to stretched my own canvas and prime it myself then wait for some time for it to dry properly. Actually I should have waited 6 months to a year before I use this particular canvas. I primed it in oils with lead white and it takes that much time to cure.
Obviously, I did not wait that long and the canvas behaved very nicely, no problems.
Gosai Ghat is an old temple of Shiva across from our Mutt. Many pilgrims come there to take bath, get drunk, or eat some "prasad", (indian cooking offered to the deity, in this case, Shiva).
Anyhow it is a very beautiful site early in the morning. I worked for about 3 hours today and will continue this picture in a few days.

Bathing in the holy river

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For millenniums bathing in the holy river has been the duty of every faithful believer in India. Three ladies are taking bath in the evening. A sense of infinity is acquired by this picture with no beginning and no end. The waters are only evoked, the horizon has no limits and the painting gives a sense that the river might have a bank towards the viewer, but no end is visible on the other side.

This is painted in a contemporary style. This is not a print. You are buying an original painting on canvas. This painting is painted with museum quality art supplies and will last several 100 years. I've sold over 200 of my original works of art online, so you can buy with confidence. I do this for a living!! Your art will be shipped to you professionally packed with protective packaging material and wrapped in cardboard, then placed in a heavy-duty box for shipping. All items will be sent via USPS and insured.

Oil and acrylics on canvas

gallery wrap canvas with painted sides. It does not need a frame.

Size: 30"x 20"

Price: $1,200.00

Status: Available

To see more art go to my site:
Dominique Amendola Fine Art
Dominique Amendola-California, US

Mulki: Cottage on the river, landscape, India, tropics

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This painting was painted in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is on the banks of Shambhavi River. I am traveling in South india at the moment and just visited the beautiful surfing ashrama in Mulki. I found an ashram located in a city called Mulki which is run by a San Diego couple. You can visit their site at Surfing India. I went on a boat trip and the river had beautiful exotic sites. This particular cottage reflecting in the water is extremely colorful. The coconut trees are being cultivated in the area. Local fishermen abound too. I might paint one of them next time.
This is not a print. You are buying an original painting on canvas. This painting is painted with museum quality art supplies and will last several 100 years. I've sold over 200 of my original works of art online, so you can buy with confidence. I do this for a living!! Your art will be shipped to you professionally packed with protective packaging material and wrapped in cardboard, then placed in a heavy-duty box for shipping. All items will be sent via USPS and insured.

Oil on canvas

Size: 18"x 24"

Price: $1,000.00

Status: Available

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To see more art go to my site:
Dominique Amendola Fine Art
Dominique Amendola-California, US

After the harvest, landscape, fall, New england, by Dominique Amendola

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This is painted in New England just at the end of August, beginning of September when the corn harvest is over. The colors at that time are stunning. In this piece the day is ending and a long shadow extends on the field while the rest of the landscape illuminated by the sun shines gloriously.

Oil on canvas

Framed

Size: 20"x 24"

Price: $1,200.00

Status: Available

I am traveling at the moment, driving from California to Vermont, to go see my daughters. I am unable to paint regularly. More paintings to come soon...

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Dominique Amendola Fine Art
Dominique Amendola-California, US

Girl in red velvet

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Painting executed from the live model. I paint from the model regularly. Today's pose is executed loosely. The painting expresses feeling rather than technique, which is achieved through intuition. It is an exploration of expressive brush strokes, where I am not trying to paint a pretty picture but rather capture the soul of my subject.

Oil on linen canvas

Size: 18"x 24"

Price: $1150.00

Status: Available

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Dominique Amendola Fine Art
Dominique Amendola-California, US

Bus stop

Painting depicting a simple street scene. People are waiting at the bus stop. A sign reads "I'm so late for work". This is the day to day life. The trees are in a full flowering state. Everything is colorful. The figures have become part of the landscape.

Oil on canvas

Stretched wrap canvas with painted sides

Size: 15"x 30"

Status: Available

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Dominique Amendola Fine Art
Dominique Amendola-California, US

At the beach

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Painting executed from the live model. I paint from the model regularly. This pose was exceptionally long ( 5 hours).

Oil on canvas

Stretched wrap canvas with thick painted sides

Size: 16"x 20"

Dominique Amendola-California, US

Sailboats on a foggy day

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Painting A Day:
Impressionist piece with sailboats and a colorful sky.
Oil on canvas
Stretched wrap canvas with thick painted sides
Size: 12"x 12"x1.5"
Price: $250.00
Status: Available

To see more art go to my site:
Dominique Amendola Contemporary Fine Art
Dominique Amendola-California, US