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“Reaching for the Heavens” Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

May 20th, 2015
“Reaching for the Heavens” ©2015 Niki Gulley
48″ x 36” textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

In this painting, I wanted you to you to experience the amusement of looking up into the treetops – just like you did when you were a kid. Lying on the ground, not a care in the world, you gaze in wonderment as the clouds drift by. Choosing warm yellows and reds while utilizing thick chunky staccato strokes, add to that childlike whimsy and I hope you are transported back to a happy, carefree time and place.

For more information on my textured palette knife birch and aspen tree oil paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
Or, visit NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape paintings.

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New Indian Paintbrush Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

May 18th, 2015
“Spring Forth II,” Texas Hill Country ©2015 Niki Gulley
24″ x 24″” textured oil painting on gallery wrap canvas

I wanted this Texas wildflower painting to be filled with color and joy! Using thick oil paint and palette knives, I arranged the bluebonnets and winecups diagnonally to create an energy and movement, keeping your eye traveling from blossom to blossom. Choosing a vivid gold background to add warmth and contrast to the scene, also illumintes the petals and grasses from behind causing them to glow. Hung alone or with Spring Forth II, these Texas wildflowers are sure to lift your spirits and brighten up your home.

“Spring Forth II” along with several of my new palette knife paintings are on exhibit at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. If interested in more information on pricing or purchasing this palette knife bluebonnet painting, please contact goodartcompany.com/gac/.

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

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New Texas Bluebonnet Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

May 15th, 2015
“Spring Forth,” Texas Hill Country ©2015 Niki Gulley
24″ x 24″” textured oil painting on gallery wrap canvas

I wanted this Texas wildflower painting to be filled with color and joy! Using thick oil paint and palette knives, I arranged the bluebonnets and winecups diagnonally to create an energy and movement, keeping your eye traveling from blossom to blossom. Choosing a vivid gold background to add warmth and contrast to the scene, also illumintes the petals and grasses from behind causing them to glow. Hung alone or with Spring Forth II, these Texas wildflowers are sure to lift your spirits and brighten up your home.

“Spring Forth” along with several of my new palette knife paintings are on exhibit at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. If interested in more information on pricing or purchasing this palette knife bluebonnet painting, please contact goodartcompany.com/gac/.

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

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New “Leading the Way,” Tuscany – Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

May 13th, 2015
“Leading the Way,” Tuscany ©2015 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″” textured oil painting on gallery wrap canvas

Inspired by our travels to Italy, cypress trees rise out of the rolling landscape signaling that you have arrived in Tuscany. Arranging the trees in diagonal patterns, they beckon you to travel down the path they line while softly drifting clouds repeat the shape of the dirt road and create a harmony, leading you into the distance where something amazing may lie. You only need to venture forth to find out!

“Leading the Way” along with several of my new palette knife paintings are on exhibit at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. If interested in more information on pricing or purchasing this palette knife poppy painting, please contact goodartcompany.com/gac/.

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

 

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New “Texas Two Step” by Dallas Artist Niki Gulley

May 11th, 2015
“Texas Two Step” ©2015 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″” textured oil painting on gallery wrap canvas

In this painting, I wanted to capture the rhythm, color, and density of our vibrant Texas wildflowers flowing along the grassy rises and falls of the berms in the Hill Country. Making sure not to over blend my thick strokes so that you could see the marks and feel the energy found in nature, Texas Two Step is loaded with texture and color, and almost dances to life. Repeating patterns, shapes and hues unite foreground and background while two lone trees touch limbs and create a focal point in the distance.

“Texas Two Step” along with several of my new palette knife paintings are on exhibit at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. If interested in more information on pricing or purchasing this palette knife Texas wildflower painting, please contact goodartcompany.com/gac/.

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

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New Aspen Tree Palette Knife Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

May 6th, 2015
“Fall Fusion” ©2015 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 24″ x 48″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

Just Sold! I wanted this painting to be about the power and energy in nature to invigorate your spirit, so I chose to use warm vivid colors and thick staccato strokes to add to that feeling. I placed the fall foliage in diagonal sweeping shapes to create a sense of movement, so that you can feel the wind gently rustling the leaves and causing them to dance on a beautiful fall day.
To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
For more information on my palette knife birch and aspen tree paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

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New “Scenic Route” Palette Knife Autumn oil painting by Niki Gulley

May 1st, 2015
“Scenic Route” ©2015 Niki Gulley
Textured Oil Painting on wrap around canvas • 20” x 60”

My husband and I love exploring the back roads whenever we’re en route somewhere. We always discover such interesting places, and the scenery is so much more picturesque than along the highway. It’s fun to slow down and enjoy the journey with no agenda, which is what I had in mind when I painted “Scenic Route,” a beautiful autumn drive through the winding fall foliage.

If you’re in the Dallas area this coming weekend and you’d like to see Autumn Reflections and more of my palette knife paintings in person, please stop by my booth at the Cottonwood Art Festival.

Cottonwood Art Festival
Sat. May 2 • 10am – 7pm
Sun. May 3 • 10am – 5pm
Richardson, TX
Cottonwood Park at Coit and Beltline
If you have any questions, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
To see more of Niki Gulley’s contemporary landscape paintings, visit NikiGulley.com.

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New “Autumn Reflections” Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

April 29th, 2015
“Autumn Reflections” ©2015 Niki Gulley
18″ x 48″ textured oil painting on gallery wrap canvas

In Autumn Reflections, I wanted to give you the feeling of a beautiful, peaceful retreat on a colorful autumn day. To create that feeling of being immersed in nature, I chose this long panorama format so that the sanctuary is completely engulfed in fall foliage, a perfect escape from bustling city life. Loaded with uplifting color, still waters suggest a calming effect. One small ripple in the lake’s distance lets you know that some ducks just swam by and you are surrounded by wildlife, not a care in the world.

If you’re in the Dallas area this coming weekend and you’d like to see Autumn Reflections and more of my palette knife paintings in person, please stop by my booth at the Cottonwood Art Festival.

Cottonwood Art Festival
Sat. May 2 • 10am – 7pm
Sun. May 3 • 10am – 5pm
Richardson, TX
Cottonwood Park at Coit & Beltline
If you have any questions, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
To see more of Niki Gulley’s contemporary landscape paintings, visit NikiGulley.com.

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“Creating Memories” Palette Knife Oil Painting of Venice, Italy by Niki Gulley

April 27th, 2015

“Creating Memories,” Venice ©2015 Niki Gulley
24″ x 36″ • textured oil painting
Inspired from our first trip to Italy, I fell in love with everything about Venice. The city feels preserved in time with all transportation happening on water versus roads. The architecture, art, history, and people are all fascinating, the food and wine delicious, and it was such a romantic place to visit. So in this painting, I captured a lone gondola to convey that feeling of lazily drifting along with your loved one down this brick canal filled with history and future memories.

If you’re in the Dallas area this coming weekend and you’d like to see Creating Memories and more of my palette knife paintings in person, please stop by my booth at the Cottonwood Art Festival.

Cottonwood Art Festival
Sat. May 2 • 10am – 7pm
Sun. May 3 • 10am – 5pm
Richardson, TX
Cottonwood Park at Coit & Beltline
If you have any questions, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
To see more of Niki Gulley’s contemporary landscape paintings, visit NikiGulley.com.

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New “Golden Tangle” Fall Foliage Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

March 23rd, 2015

“Golden Tangle” ©2015 Niki Gulley
9″ x 12″ textured oil on canvas


I painted this golden oak at White Rock Lake last fall. I loved how the canary yellow leaves glowed from the late afternoon sun as it illuminated the foliage from behind. Being backlit, the trunk went an inky velvet black and all of its gnarly limbs popped against that gilded backdrop, which I accented with flecks of crimson. Created with palette knife and a lot of thick oil paint, this canvas is loaded with texture, uplifting color and energy.

If interested in more information on pricing and purchasing this palette knife fall scene, please contact The Good Art Company.

To see more of my textured contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings, please visit NikiGulley.com.

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