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New “Cultivating Aromas” Palette Knife Lavender Painting by Niki Gulley

September 22nd, 2017
“Cultivating Aromas” ©2017 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 20” x 30” acrylic on canvas
 
Just sold! The lavender fields in Provence are incredible – perfectly manicured rows and rows of an explosion of violet as far as the eye can see. Rippling purple rows draw your eye to the lone stone farmhouse in the distance while clouds drift by also in rhythmic waves, both creating a flowing harmony. Perspective lines converge, leading you to this joyful spot and I hope you can smell the amazing aromas and feel your spirits lifted while gazing into this scene!
 
E-mail me at Niki@NikiGulley.com for more information on my contemporary palette knife landscape paintings.
 
Or, visit my website at NikiGulley.com.

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“Vertical Aromas” Palette Knife Lavender Field Painting by Niki Gulley

September 18th, 2017
“Vertical Aromas” ©2017 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 24″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting on wrap around canvas
 
Just Sold! The lavender fields in Provence are incredible – perfectly manicured rows and rows of an explosion of violet as far as the eye can see. I wanted to try something different in this painting, arranging the purple waves vertically to draw your eye up to the stone farmhouse in the distance. Meanwhile wispy clouds drift by and perspective lines all converge, leading you to this joyful, peaceful spot. I hope you can smell the amazing aromas and  feel your spirits lifted while gazing into this scene!
 
To view more of my lavender, poppy and sunflower field paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
 
 
For more information on our Plein Air Painting and Photography Art Trek Workshops in Europe, please visit www.ArtTreks.org or e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

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“Sunny Delights” Sunflower Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

September 4th, 2017
“Sunny Delights” ©2017 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 24″ x 12″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 
Just Sold! Inspired by our travels to Provence, I painted these cheerful sunflowers with extremely thick oil paint and palette knife so that the resulting image leaps off the canvas and is loaded with energy, color and texture.
 
To see more of my palette knife contemporary floral and landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
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 For more information on our plein air painting and photography Art Treks workshops in Europe, please check out ArtTreks.org.

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New Sunflower Palette Knife Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

July 7th, 2017
“Happy Thoughts III” ©2017 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 24″ x 12″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 
Just Sold! Inspired by our travels to Provence, I painted these cheerful sunflowers with extremely thick oil paint and palette knife so that the resulting image leaps off the canvas and is loaded with energy, color and texture.
 
To see more of my palette knife contemporary floral and landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
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For more information on our plein air painting and photography Art Treks workshops in Europe, please check out ArtTreks.org.E-mail – Niki Gulley

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New Sunflower Palette Knife Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

July 5th, 2017
“Sun-Filled Moment” ©2017 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 
Inspired by our travels to Provence, I painted these uplifting sunflowers with extremely thick oil paint and palette knife so that the resulting image leaps off the canvas and is loaded with energy, color and texture.
 
To see more of my palette knife contemporary floral and landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
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For more information on our plein air painting and photography Art Treks workshops in Europe, please check out ArtTreks.org.E-mail – Niki Gulley

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“Sunny Skies” Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

June 26th, 2017
“Sunny Skies” ©2017 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 30″ x 48″ textured mixed media painting on wrap around canvas
 
Just Sold! Festive, sun-filled blossoms dance in the gentle breeze, filling the field with sweet fragrance. This textured painting captures a carefree summer morning with sunflowers overflowing the foreground, filling up the field with joy under sunny skies as voluminous clouds drift by overhead.
 
For more information on textured sunflower and poppy paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

 
Or, check out my website at: nikigulley.com.

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New “Field of Sunshine III” Palette Knife Sunflower and Poppy Field Painting by Niki Gulley

May 8th, 2017
“Field of Sunshine III” ©2017 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 30″ x 48″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 
Just Sold! Festive blossoms dance in the gentle breeze, filling this field with sweet fragrance.  Voluminous clouds drift by overhead as sun’s late light casts its golden glow. This textured oil painting captures a carefree summer day with poppies, sunflowers and wildflowers overflowing the foreground, filling up the landscape with color, texture and joy.
 
For more information on textured sunflower and poppy paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

 
Or, check out my website at nikigulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape palette knife paintings.
 
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For more information on our plein air painting and photography Art Treks workshops in Europe, please check out ArtTreks.org.

 
 

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New Sunflower Palette Knife Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

April 19th, 2017
“Happy Thoughts III” ©2017 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 
Inspired by our travels to Provence, I painted these cheerful sunflowers with extremely thick oil paint and palette knife so that the resulting image leaps off the canvas and is loaded with energy, color and texture.
 
To see more of my palette knife contemporary floral and landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
 
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For more information on our plein air painting and photography Art Treks workshops in Europe, please check out ArtTreks.org.E-mail – Niki Gulley

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“Vertical Aromas” Palette Knife Lavender Field Painting by Niki Gulley

April 17th, 2017
“Vertical Aromas” ©2017 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting on wrap around canvas
 
The lavender fields in Provence are incredible – perfectly manicured rows and rows of an explosion of violet as far as the eye can see. I wanted to try something different in this painting, arranging the purple waves vertically to draw your eye up to the stone farmhouse in the distance. Meanwhile wispy clouds drift by and perspective lines all converge, leading you to this joyful, peaceful spot. I hope you can smell the amazing aromas and  feel your spirits lifted while gazing into this scene!
 
For information on Vertical Aromas or more of my contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings, please see my new works at the Good Art Company Gallery, goodartcompany.com/gac/.
 
To view more of my lavender, poppy and sunflower field paintings, visit nikigulley.com
 
 
 
For more information on our Plein Air Painting and Photography Art Trek Workshops in Italy, France, England and Ireland, please visit www.ArtTreks.org or e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

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“Diagonal Patterns” Palette Knife Lavender Field Painting by Niki Gulley

April 3rd, 2017
“Diagonal Patterns,” Provence ©2015 Niki Gulley
9″ x 12″ textured oil painting
 
I painted “Diagonal Patterns” on location in Provence during our Plein Air Painting and Photography Art Trek Workshop my husband and I led in France. The lavender fields were amazing, and stretched as far as the eye could see! I wanted to focus on these perfectly planted purple rows, contrasted against the vibrant yellow sunflowers in the distance. I loved how those colors popped next to each other! I chose to lower the horizon line so that I could include these amazing clouds drifting by in diagonal patterns that mimicked the lavender aisles.  That also gave the painting an idea of space so that you could sense the fragrant purple beauties stretching for miles. Painted with palette knife and thick oil paint, the final image is loaded with color, texture and movement!  

This summer we will be leading Art Treks to Tuscany and Ireland, and the following year we will be headed to Tuscany, Croatia, Slovenia, Venice, Cinque Terre and Lake Como, Italy, so if you’ve always dreamed of painting, photographing and sightseeing in Europe, please join us for one of these amazing trip! See details on ArtTreks.org.

For more information on “Diagonal Patterns”, please contact my gallery, the Good Art Company Gallery, in Fredericksburg, goodartcompany.com/gac/.
 
Or, check out my website at NikiGulley.com, NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary impressionist oil paintings.

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