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“Soaring Dreams II” by Niki Gulley Juried into Milan Gallery’s Discovery Show

June 19th, 2017
“Soaring Dreams II” ©2017 Niki Gulley
textured oil painting on canvas • 34″ x 34″

In this painting I wanted you to feel that child-like wonder of staring up into the treetops and heavens above. Choosing uplifting golds and reds contrasted against a lavender-blue sky with gentle clouds drifting by, I’ve arranged the aspens in a circular pattern to give you a sense of laying on the ground, surrounded by the forest. Using diagonal leading lines with the tree trunks and limbs, your eye gazes into the focal point where all of the elements come together. Meanwhile, utilizing thick, curving paint strokes adds to that joyful, playful feeling of hope and discovery.

I’m I’m excited that “Soaring Dreams II” has been juried into Milan Gallery’s Discovery Show!

Juried Discovery Show 
Milan Gallery 
Exhibition continuing from June 15 through July 9
505 Houston St. Fort Worth, TX  76102 • 817-338-4278 
 
To see more of my impressionist palette knife paintings, please visit NikiGulley.com.
 
If you have any questions about my aspen and birch tree paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

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Just Sold “Morning Shadows” from Santa Fe by Niki Gulley

June 2nd, 2017
“Morning Shadows,” Santa Fe • SOLD
9″ x 12″ textured oil by Niki Gulley
 
Just Sold!  During our Santa Fe Art Trek, we visited this peaceful little street where each home is postcard perfect. Between the unique adobe architecture, the dramatic morning light, and the beautiful plantings surrounding each home, it was hard to choose what to paint! Each student found something different that excited them, and I became fascinated with this window and rain spout, and the deep shadows they were casting. I also loved the glowing Russian sage against the golden terra cotta wall and the beautiful plum tree in the distance.
 
Above: Painting in Santa Fe.
 
Visit nikigulley.com/artreks/ for upcoming Art Treks and Workshops or 
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“Spring Hues” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

May 26th, 2017
“Spring Hues” ©2017 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 12″ x 12″ oil on canvas
 
Just Sold! I painted these spring aspen trees with palette knife and extremely thick paint. I love how the chunky paint adds to the texture of the bark and the movement in the foliage and branches. The painting continues around the edges of the wrap around canvas for a sculptural-like frameless piece of art.
 
These aspens and birches look great hung alone to brighten up a little spot, or in a grouping with some of my other 12×12 trees. Hang them horizontally, vertically, on a diagonal or stacked. If interested in seeing companion pieces, please e-mail Niki Gulley for options.

 

To see more of my palette knife seasonal foliage paintings, please visit NikiGulley.com.

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New “Life’s Journey” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

May 17th, 2017
“Life’s Journey” ©2017 Niki Gulley
46” x 44” oil on canvas

Follow the deep wood’s path and wander under a canopy of sheltering leaves, light shifts through each branch and twig. Long, late rays of sunlight pierce the dreaming autumn forest, as you enter shadows dapple your journey. You are walking down a loamy path, filled with color-drenched leaves that invite you into the purple shadows where you may seek your dreams. This oil painting of a tranquil wood’s trail inspires your journey and your dreams with lush colors and rich images of beauty ahead.

E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my contemporary landscape paintings. 
 
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New “Kid’s Perspective” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

April 12th, 2017
“Kid’s Perspective” ©2017 Niki Gulley
textured oil painting on canvas • 20″ x 30″
In “Kid’s Perspective” I wanted you to feel that child-like wonder of staring up in into the treetops and heavens above. Choosing uplifting golds and soft shades of tangerine contrasted against a blue sky with gentle clouds drifting by, I’ve arranged the aspens in a circular pattern to give you a sense of laying on the ground, surrounded by the forest and to direct your eye to the focal point. Utilizing thick, curving paint strokes adds to that joyful, playful feeling of hope and discovery.
 
To see more of my impressionist palette knife paintings, please visit NikiGulley.com

If you have any questions about my aspen and birch tree paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

 

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New “October Transitions II” – Aspen Tree oil painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

March 30th, 2017
“October Transitions II” ©2017 Niki Gulley
36″ x 36″ oil on canvas

I love painting aspen trees and I usually work with a more primary color palette, but in this painting, I wanted to convey a quieter, more peaceful mood. Opting for calming grey greens, soft golds and reds with hints of teal, Harmonic Hues reminds me of the serenity I feel while walking through the forest on a cool autumn day, being totally immersed in nature, not a care in the world. I hope you are transported, too!

For more information on “October Transitions II”, please contact my gallery, the Good Art Company Gallery, in Fredericksburg, goodartcompany.com/gac/.

E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my birch and aspen tree oil paintings.
 
 Or, visit www.NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape paintings.

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New “Visions of Blue III” Palette Knife Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

March 24th, 2017
 
“Visions of Blue III,” Texas Hill Country ©2017 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″ textured oil painting
 
I painted these Texas Bluebonnets and wildflowers 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 vertical wildflower series, I’ve framed the paintings in espresso floater frames so that you can still see the textured oil paint continuing around the edges of the canvas. These Texas wildflowers look great hung alone or in a grouping with the rest of the “Visions of Blue” series, too!

 
 
For more information on my “Visions of Blue” series and more of my Texas hill country landscape paintings, please see my new works at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, goodartcompany.com/gac/.
 
To see more of Niki Gulley’s textured landscape paintings please check out NikiGulley.com,
 
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her Texas bluebonnet and wildflower paintings.

 

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New “Visions of Blue II” Palette Knife Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

March 22nd, 2017
 
“Visions of Blue II,” Texas Hill Country ©2017 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″ textured oil painting
 
I painted these Texas Bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrush 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 vertical wildflower series, I’ve framed the paintings in espresso floater frames so that you can still see the textured oil paint continuing around the edges of the canvas. These Texas wildflowers look great hung alone or in a grouping with the rest of the “Visions of Blue” series, too!

 
For more information on my “Visions of Blue” series and more of my Texas hill country landscape paintings, please see my new works at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, goodartcompany.com/gac/.
 
To see more of Niki Gulley’s textured landscape paintings please check out NikiGulley.com,
 
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her Texas bluebonnet and wildflower paintings.

 

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New “Visions of Blue” Palette Knife Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

March 20th, 2017
“Visions of Blue,” Texas Hill Country ©2017 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″ textured oil painting
 
I painted these Texas Bluebonnets and wildflowers 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 vertical wildflower series, I’ve framed the paintings in espresso floater frames so that you can still see the textured oil paint continuing around the edges of the canvas. These Texas wildflowers look great hung alone or in a grouping with the rest of the “Visions of Blue” series, too!

 
 

 For more information on my “Visions of Blue” series and more of my Texas hill country landscape paintings, please see my new works at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, goodartcompany.com/gac/.

 
To see more of Niki Gulley’s textured landscape paintings please check out NikiGulley.com,
 
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her Texas bluebonnet and wildflower paintings.

 

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New “Under the Old Oak Tree” Texas Hill Country Painting by Niki Gulley

March 12th, 2017
“Under the Old Oak Tree,” Texas Hill Country ©2017 Niki Gulley
30″ x 40″ textured oil painting
 
Inspired by a trip to the hill country, I wanted you to feel the warmth and beauty on this perfect spring day while out for a leisurely drive among the bluebonnets and Texas wildflowers. I was drawn to this stately, gnarly live oak tree perched on a mound of bluebonnets, looking larger than life. The dramatic clouds behind it seemed to all be pointing at it, too, drawing even more attention to its beauty. I wanted to capture that feeling of drama and capture its spirit in my composition. 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, just like the scenery which inspired it.

 
 
To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
 
For more information on my bluebonnet paintings and Texas landscapes, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

For more information on “Under the Old Oak Tree and more of my Texas hill country landscape paintings, please see my new works at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, goodartcompany.com/gac/.

 

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