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“Bluebonnet Reflections” Oil Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

April 14th, 2014
“Bluebonnet Reflections” ©2014 Niki Gulley
9″ x 12″ textured oil painting

In Bluebonnet Reflections, I wanted to capture the beautiful reflections on this pond in Ennis, Texas with bluebonnets filling the distant hills and leading your eye back towards the wooden bridge. Painted with a combination of brush and palette knife, the finished image is loaded with depth and color.

To see more of my contemporary palette knife landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

If you’d like to see “Bluebonnet Reflections” and more of my Texas wildflower scenes in person, please stop by my booth at the Southlake art show this weekend.

Art in the Square (TX)
Fri. Apr. 25 • 4pm – 9pm
Sat. Apr. 26 • 10am – 9pm
Sun. Apr. 27 • 11am – 6pm
Southlake Town Sq. • 1256 Main St
Booth #J-5
ArtInTheSquare.com


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“Spring’s Majesty,” Texas Hill Country – New Bluebonnet painting by Niki Gulley

March 28th, 2014
“Spring’s Majesty, Texas Hill Country” ©2014 Niki Gulley
18″ x 36″ textured painting

“Spring’s Majesty” was inspired by a trip to the Texas Hill Country when the bluebonnets were in full splendor. While we were near Fredericksburg, we took a scenic drive along the Willow City Look and as we approached the top of a hill about half way around, we were greeted by this gorgeous view of the rolling hills colored with bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrush in full bloom. Then, to top it off the sun was setting in the distance casting its golden glow and backlighting the wildflowers. I had to capture the magical moment, enhancing the kaleidoscope of colors in the sky and along the ground. Arranging clouds, the road and rows of bluebonnets in rhythmic sweeping shapes, create a harmonious landscape that flows with light, texture and color, and suggest a feeling of optimism about what’s to come.

“Spring’s Majesty” is available through the Good Art Company gallery, goodartcompany.com/gac/.
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her Texas bluebonnet paintings.


To see more of Gulley’s contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings, visit NikiGulley.com.

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“Spring’s Approach” New Texas Bluebonnet painting by Niki Gulley

March 21st, 2014

“Spring’s Approach,” Texas Hill Country ©2014 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
Pictured in espresso floater frame

These Texas bluebonnets were inspired from a trip to the Willow City Loop outside of Fredericksburg one spring when the fields were particularly colorful and beautiful. Painted with palette knife and thick oil paint, the finished painting is loaded with color, texture and energy!

For more information on my Texas bluebonnet and wildflower paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

To see more of Gulley’s palette knife landscape paintings, check out NikiGulley.com.

To find out more about upcoming Plein Air Painting Workshops and Art Treks, visit nikigulley.com/artreks.

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New “Bluebonnet Reflections” oil painting by Texas artist Niki Gulley

December 18th, 2013
“Bluebonnet Reflections” ©2013 Niki Gulley
9″ x 12″ oil painting

Painted near Ennis, Texas, I thought this spot was so peaceful, dotted with bluebonnets and the cool-colored reflections they cast on the pond’s surface. In person, the water really shimmers! For more information on this original oil painting, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

To see more of Gulley’s Texas wildflower paintings, please visit NikiGulley.com.

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New Bluebonnet Palette Knife Painting by Texas artist Niki Gulley

December 16th, 2013
“Blue Descent,” Texas Hill Country ©2013 Niki Gulley
24″ x 36″ textured oil painting

Inspired by a trip to the Texas hill country, I wanted you feel the warmth and beauty as sun sets over this carpet of bluebonnets and Texas wildflowers. Touched with a hint of mystery from the long shadows being cast and a sense of romanticism from the time of day and the two oaks reaching for one another, this piece is loaded with pigment and thick oil paint. In person, the painting leaps off the canvas and the colors almost dance from all of the texture and energy!

“Blue Descent” and several of Niki’s landscape oil paintings are available the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. For more information, please contact goodartcompany.com/gac/.

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Texas Hill Country Bluebonnet Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

December 13th, 2013
“Traveling Together,” Texas Hill Country ©2013 Niki Gulley
36″ x 60″ textured oil painting

Inspired by a trip to the hill country, I wanted you feel the warmth and beauty on this perfect spring day while out for a leisurely drive among the bluebonnets and Texas wildflowers. Painted with thick oil paint and palette knives to achieve extreme texture, the resulting image comes to life and is loaded with color, movement and energy.

“Traveling Together” and several of Niki’s landscape oil paintings are available the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. For more information, please contact goodartcompany.com/gac/.

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New Texas Hill Country Bluebonnet Painting by Niki Gulley at the Good Art Company

September 20th, 2013


“Cumulus Effect,” Texas Hill Country ©2013 Niki Gulley
9″ x 12″ textured oil painting
Inspired by a trip to the hill country, this bluebonnet painting is created with thick oil paint and palette knives. In the resulting image, the sky and landscape come to life and are loaded with color, movement and energy.
“Cumulus Effect” and several of Niki’s landscape oil paintings are available the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. For more information, please contact goodartcompany.com/gac/.

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Texas Hill Country Bluebonnet Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

August 26th, 2013
“Traveling Together,” Texas Hill Country ©2013 Niki Gulley
36″ x 60″ textured oil painting

Inspired by a trip to the hill country, I wanted you feel the warmth and beauty on this perfect spring day while out for a leisurely drive among the bluebonnets and Texas wildflowers. Painted with thick oil paint and palette knives to achieve extreme texture, the resulting image comes to life and is loaded with color, movement and energy.

“Traveling Together” and several of Niki’s landscape oil paintings are available the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. For more information, please contact goodartcompany.com/gac/.

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Palette Knife Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

April 26th, 2013
“Texas Pride II” ©2013 Niki Gulley
20″ x 30″ textured oil painting on canvas

I painted these Texas bluebonnets and with extremely thick oil paint and palette knives to achieve depth and texture. The resulting image comes to life and is loaded with color and energy. In this wildflower series, I’ve painted the scene around the edges of the canvas on 1 and 1/2″ deep stretcher bars so that the painting can be hung without a frame for a contemporary look. Or, I also have a beautiful espresso floater frame where you can still see the painted edges of the canvas if you prefer framed artwork.

Texas Pride II is also available in canvas prints. please e-mail Niki@NikiGulley.com for pricing and ordering information.

To see more of my bluebonnet and Texas paintings, visit nikigulley.com/the-art/texas/texas. Or if you’re in the Dallas / Fort Worth area this weekend and would like to see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, please stop by my booth, #J-5, at Southlake’s Art in the Square. 
 Art in the Square
 Fri. Apr. 26 • 4pm – 9pm 
 Sat. Apr. 27 • 10am – 9pm 
 Sun. Apr. 28 • 11am – 5pm 
Southlake, TX • Southlake Town Square • 234 State St. 
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One Woman Show at the Good Art Company featuring Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

April 1st, 2013
“Traveling Together,” Texas Hill Country ©2013 Niki Gulley
36″ x 60″ textured oil painting

Inspired by a trip to the hill country, I wanted you feel the warmth and beauty on this perfect spring day while out for a leisurely drive among the bluebonnets and Texas wildflowers. Painted with thick oil paint and palette knives to achieve extreme texture, the resulting image comes to life and is loaded with color, movement and energy.

“Traveling Together” and several of Niki’s new textured oil paintings will be on display at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX, as part of her one woman show, “Nature’s Kaleidoscope.” For more information, please contact http://www.goodartcompany.com/gac/.

One Woman Show featuring artist Niki Gulley, “Nature’s Kaleidoscope”
The Good Art Company Gallery
April 5 – 30, 2013
Artist Reception: April 5th • 7-9 pm
218 West Main St.
Fredericksburg, TX

If you’d like to join Niki for her upcoming workshop April 5th – 7th, Plein Air Painting in the Texas Hill Country, sponsored by The Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX please check out NikiGulley.com/artreks for more details.

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