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Roses

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 8"x10"- unframed
Price: $100.00
Status: Available

I would recommend that you click on this picture to enlarge the details. It is executed in a very loose style. The colors are warm and strong. The style is very fluid.

Dominique Amendola-California, US

Nap time

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 9"x12"- unframed
Price: $129.00
Status: Sold

It's the afternoon and after a refreshing dip in cool waters, it's nap time. This is an impressionist painting. It just gives a quick impression of the situation and the time of the day. It is a whole art to balance the cools and warms in a painting as well as the darks and the lights. This painting is very affordable. It is a good investment in these times where the stock market is unreliable.

The girl in fuchsia

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on Gallery Wrap canvas with 1 1/2 inch sides painted black
Size: 11"x 14"
Price: $150.00
Status: Available

This is painted from the live model. in this painting, I remained very impressionistic in my style. i did not focus on the drawing or the prettiness of the model, but rather the large masses and the colors. The result is something very lively, and full of vibration.

Dominique Amendola-California, US

San francisco at night Van Gogh style

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on wood with painted sides black
Size: 11"x 14"- unframed
Price: $200.00
Status: Available

This painting is exploring Van Gogh style. This is San Fancisico at night across the waters and all the buildings are correctely represented despite their style.

Dominique Amendola-California, US

Golden gate bridge at night

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on gallery wrap canvas with painted sides
Size: 11"x14"- unframed
Price: $200.00
Status: Available

This painting does not need a frame since the sides are painted and are 1 1/2 inch thick. This is an adventure in impressionism. A night scene is not necessarily colorless. it can be very interesting to paint. In this painting i am focusing more on my emotions and imagination rather than reality.However it correctly represents the bridge and its reflection in the waters.

Dominique Amendola-California, US

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Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on hard Masonite canvas board
Size: 12"x18"

Status: Sold

This is a portrait commission done from a photograph. If you would like your portrait done, please contact me at dn,amendola@gmail.com.

Girl in blue with a glass of wine

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on stretched wrap canvas
Size: 24"x30"- unframed
Price: $499.00
Status: Sold

This beautiful work was executed with a live model. The paint is loose and trying to depict the mood of the girl.
There are many ways to approach portrait painting. This painting is not endeavoring to be a portrait, but more a general effect of melancholy. This time I did not even attempt to draw before I painted. I threw myself to the subject wholeheartedly. the result is a loose rendering and a freedom of the brush, a work of art in oil painting with just a touch of colors and a lot of feelings.

Sitted red head

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on canvas
Size: 24"x30"- unframed
Price: $299.00
Status: Available

This is my last piece painted from the model.

The fountain

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on gallery wrap canvas with painted sides. this painting does not need a frame.
Size: 8"x8"- unframed
Price: $99.00
Status:Sold

Yes, i have been gone for a long time. First at all I was busy with more commission work. This time it was a bathroom mural. It took all I had to paint on top of a ladder for days at a time. My clients are always so happy with the results it is worthy in the end. Yes, I do have other commissions on the horizon. So i may not post as often as I'd like. Also i had a set back. My computer had a defective hard drive and I lost a lot of data including my art files.
For today's painting I sort of looked for things that I can get my brush around. This time I went to a nice winery but got struck by this attractive fountain. I like fountains.
I think the main thing that inspires me is the constant and nagging wish to do better. This is what really keeps an artist going.
I'm inspired all the time and am always filling up little art notebooks with ideas for paintings. The inspiration behind a lot of my work comes from wanting to express something within myself and usually associated with the things I love about life or have experienced.
I keep motivated by looking at other people's art or by changing mediums. I just really love all aspects of creating art.

Girl in red

Copyright by Dominique Amendola

Painting A Day: Original oil on hard Masonite canvas board
Size: 11"x14"- unframed painted on gallery wrap canvas with painted sides.
Price: $149.00
Status: Available

Our model was dressed in red today. Red is not an easy color to paint. I focused first on the dress and painted her head later. This emphasizes the red cloth and her features are not as important. This is unusual for me. I love doing portraits and always focus on the face. But not this time.

Dominique Amendola-California, US