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Portal - framed for Donato Arts Open Studio by DonatoArts
Portal - framed for Donato Arts Open Studio
Donato Arts Open Studio!
Save the date, next weekend October 15-16, 2016
Noon - 6pm each day.
We will be opening the doors once again to the studio for a comprehensive exhibit of art in conjunction with the local Gowanus Open Studios. Come and hang out, talk shop, peruse the four floors of art, and explore our blossoming area of Brooklyn!
For more about a sampling of all you can see at the studio:

Donato Arts 397 Pacific Street Brooklyn, NY 11217
Portal-Acceleration by DonatoArts
New oil painting off the easel and exhibited this past week at the Delaware Museum of Art for the IlluxCon Preview Event. A work in the series inspired by the epic astronaut commission forr IlluxCon - titled Portal.
Portal - Acceleration
16"x20" Oil on Panel
The Fellowship of the Ring- Descent from Caradhras by DonatoArts
The Fellowship of the Ring- Descent from Caradhras
An epic oil painting created for a private collection depicting the Fellowship of the Ring and their defeat at Mount Caradhras, as they head down towards Moria. 
My largest oil painting at 114" x 73".  Oil on Linen.

Giclee prints of this. and other works, available at:…
Beren and Luthien in the Court of Thingol + Melian by DonatoArts
Beren and Luthien in the Court of Thingol + Melian
Inspired by the tale in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion, and recent winner of a Chesley Award from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists for the Best Unpublished Work of 2015.
Oil on linen
112" x 60"
Painting Joan of Arc by DonatoArts
Painting Joan of Arc
I am thrilled to announce that a digital streaming download is now available of my comprehensive video - Painting Joan of Arc - through Finally, the beautiful cinematography by Aaron Fagerstrom and the extensive creative development of this oil painting can be enjoyed by and inform another generation of visual artists and professionals.
My thanks to those of you who have supported my labors and allowed me to push the boundaries of my creative abilities.
May this video in turn help you to new levels...


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Paintandgraphite Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Phenomenal work! =)
MidgetR Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2016
You have a hugely impressive gallery - I'm sure a lot of work has gone into honing your talent. Keep up the amazing work :D
KModdities Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2016   Traditional Artist
You are so so so amazingly magical in your capabilities as an artist. I am sure that you have worked hard and been so diligent with your practice, and I must tell you that it really shows. I am so impressed. And I love the subject matter that you choose to paint as well. It's glorious! What is your favorite medium to use? Preferred brush fiber?
hanestetico Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2016   Artist
Wondeful works!
ghostboy1974 Featured By Owner May 22, 2016   Traditional Artist
great gallery!
VivaLaRigby Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016  Professional Interface Designer
i love your ART!
Pacificmackerel Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 不可思议!Some of your works remember me of Dürer. 
AngelaSasser Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2016  Professional General Artist
So wonderful to discover your work is here on dA too, Donato!  We me met at IlluXcon a few years back and you gave me feedback on my Kushiel's Dart piece.  It helped greatly!  I look forward to keeping up with your work here.
senhorextremo Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2016
Awesome artworks!
Dianote Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2016
You are very talented.  
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