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Cowboy at rest

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 24"x30"
Price: $300.00
Status: Available

stretched wrapped canvas with painted sides.
Art is the best asset class right now
This is painted from the live model. After a long hard day, cowboy Dan is finally able to sit down...

Dominique Amendola-California, US

Bird watching by the creek

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

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Painting A Day: Original oil on Gallery wrap canvas with painted sides
Size: 20"x 28"
framed
Price: $900.00
Status: Available

My daughter and I went bird watching by the creek. We saw some amazing wild turkeys and much more. But since everything to me is an endless succession of paintings, I had to come back and paint this scene. There are times when I have started a painting with an end in mind, but then, for one reason or another, as my picture unfolds, it positively suggested another direction... I always accept the risk and go for it. I'm convinced that at such times my hand is wiser than I am. In this case my ordinary landscape became a field of brush strokes harmonized with palette knife gestures. I set out to render a mood and an impression. It seemed clearly impossible to really marry my figure with the rest of the landscape and the creek colors with the background. But despite the fact that paint isn’t magic it became easy to play my colors like a musical instrument and I am happy with the result,

Dominique Amendola-California, US

Going for the surf

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

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Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 16"x 20"
Framed in a beautiful Provence frame
Price: $500.00
Status: Available

3 young men are going for a surfing experience on a beautiful morning on one of those dream islands....
The sky is a bit foggy giving a soft and yellow light.
The sun is strong behind this morning fog. It is hot already.
This painting is executed with both a brush and a palette knife in a very impressionistic way. I wanted to be as spontaneous as those waves and as mellow as this special light. The figures are merged into the seascape and they form one subject, one piece of art and one song.

Dominique Amendola-California, US
Farmer's market- selling vegetables

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 11"x14"-
gallery wrap canvas with black and gold floater frame
Price: $450.00
Status: Available

There are places were the farmer's market goes on year around. The choice of vegetables is restricted in Winter but at least it is in season. In this painting i combined 2 sketches together to make an interesting scene. The woman is anxiously looking at the man's fumbling for his change. Some attractive yellow orange pumpkins on the side resonate with the man's bright yellow jacket. The purple jacket of the other man offers a contract like a vibration in the middle of a symphony. The background is non descript with a few shadows milling around. The merchant has his back to us and is just a looming figure with no face. This is the art of creating an interesting scene out of a very ordinary setting.
And remember: " Art is the best asset class right now"

Dominique Amendola-California, US
Girl sitted with red flowers

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 20"x24"- unframed
Price: $300.00
Status: Available

This piece is painted from the live model. Right now I am exploring with very loose brush strokes. The real essence of painting is the relationship between shapes, tones, colors, textures, edges, and line. Everything else follows-including light, form, concepts. My trend is finding a poetry in figures in their ordinary life setting.

Dominique Amendola-California, US
the girl in blue with a red background

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 20"x24"- unframed
Price: $300.00
Status: Available

This is painted from the live model. The composition and colors are unusual in this painting. It gives a strong effect actually detracting from the figure which is strong anyway. I did not want the piece to look like a portrait but more like an interesting unsettling painting.

This is an original, not a print by Dominique Amendola.The painting is signed in front. Dominique has many paintings hanging in private museums in the US as well as in castles in France.

Dominique Amendola-California, US

The dancer

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 18"x20"- unframed
Price: $300.00
Status: Available

This work was painted from the model. You can see the detail of the face on the top image. Actually when you click on any pictures on this blog you get a larger view of it.
I am not focusing on this painting as a portrait but instead i am trying to capture the mood and character of my model. Again the style is fluid and carefree.

Dominique Amendola-California, US

Vineyards country

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on gallery wrap canvas with painted sides
Size: 12"x12"- unframed
Price: $150.00
Status: Available

This beautiful landscape is a common occurrence in the state of California. This painting was executed in plein air.

Dominique Amendola-California, US

Water lillies

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 8"x10"- unframed
Price: $99.00
Status: Available

Another water lillie painting was in order since the first one sold. Water lillies have the advantage to be both water and plants and flowers. the water and sky have neither beginning nor end. This can be a refuge for a peaceful meditation.

Dominique Amendola-California, US

Rose garden with pergolas

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on hard Masonite canvas board
Size: 9"x12"- unframed
Price: $100.00
Status: Available

I already have a rose garden painting but I wanted to have one for a cheaper price for those who love flowers. This is painted from the same rose garden in california.
You can see the other painting here: http://yessy.com/dnamendola/landscapes.html?i=20849

Dominique Amendola-California, US