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“Ruby Smiles” Palette Knife Poppy Painting by Niki Gulley

November 22nd, 2016
“Ruby Smiles” ©2016 Niki Gulley
10″ x 16″ textured oil painting
 
I painted these cheerful poppies with extremely thick oil paint and palette knives to achieve depth and texture. The resulting image comes to life and is loaded with uplifting color, energy and movement.

 
To see more of Niki Gulley’s textured floral paintings, please check out NikiGulley.com,
Or, e-mail Niki Gulley for more information.
 
 
 

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“Looking Up” New Red Barn oil painting by Niki Gulley

November 14th, 2016
“Looking Up” ©2015 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 18″ x 24” textured oil painting

Recently sold! Full of fun and whimsy, I not only wanted to show the personality of this red barn but also make you feel like a kid again, climbing trees, swinging from their branches and returning to a simpler time in your childhood. Hinting that the barn has humanlike features, I feel like it, too, is inviting you to come play inside. Using vivid colors, distorted perspective and energetic thick oil paint strokes, I hope “Looking Up” brings joy to your home and reminds you of the simpler pleasures when you were a kid.

For more information on my textured palette knife oil paintings, please e-mail me at Niki Gulley.
 
Or, please visit my website at  NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape paintings.
 

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

November 7th, 2016
“Autumn Tapestry” ©2016 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 36″ x 48″ textured oil on canvas
 
Just Sold! Autumn is alive with this rich tapestry of golden hues and fiery crimson, all weaving together in a perfect symphony. Colors dance across the canvas as fall breezes gently whistle though the foliage. Created with layers and layers of thick oil paint, nature’s leaves practically leap off the canvas and fill your home with joy and energy!
 
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her textured seasonal forests, aspen and birch oil paintings.
 

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New “Fall’s Carnival” by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

November 4th, 2016
“Fall’s Carnival” ©2016 Niki Gulley
30″ x 40″ textured oil painting on gallery wrap canvas

Painted with extremely thick oil paint and palette knives so that this canvas is loaded with texture and bursting with color, flickering autumn leaves seem to almost dance in a gentle breeze. I wanted this landscape to be filled with movement and vivacity, so I incorporated a lot of diagonal and curving shapes in the design to suggest that feeling. Contrasting short staccato strokes against blended passages with my palette knives, also increase that sense of motion. One zig zag passage of crimson foliage creates a focal point in the tangle of leaves and turnks while adding energy to the scene. I hope you, too, can feel the excitement of walking through the woods on a beautiful fall day, letting your cares slip away and your spirit being invigorated.

“Fall’s Carnival” along with several of my new palette knife paintings will be exhibiting at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. If interested in more information on pricing or purchasing this palette knife aspen tree painting, please contact The Good Art Company, goodartcompany.com/gac/

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

  

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New “October Transitions” oil painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

November 2nd, 2016
“October Transitions” ©2016 Niki Gulley
36″ x 48″ textured oil painting on gallery wrap canvas

I find being immersed in nature can have such an uplifting effect, and I wanted to share that feeling with you in October Transitions. I chose vibrant warm reds. oranges and golds contrasted against cool mountains in the distance and a calming aqua blue sky to highlight autumn’s kaleidoscope of colors. Filled with layers of oil paint forming three-dimensional texture and utilizing unblended strokes, creates energy and movement throughout the canvas. The final painting is full of uplifting color and brings the beautiful outdoors into your home. 

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

 

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

September 11th, 2016
“Autumn Tapestry” ©2016 Niki Gulley
36″ x 48″ textured oil on canvas
Autumn is alive with this rich tapestry of golden hues and fiery crimson, all weaving together in a perfect symphony. Colors dance across the canvas as fall breezes gently whistle though the foliage. Created with layers and layers of thick oil paint, nature’s leaves practically leap off the canvas and fill your home with joy and energy!
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her textured seasonal forests, aspen and birch oil paintings.

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SOLD – Dallas Skyline Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

September 6th, 2016
“Golden Moment, White Rock Lake” ©2016 Niki Gulley
SOLD • Textured oil on canvas • 12″ x 24″
On a peaceful autumn day last fall, I went out with my camera to White Rock Lake and captured this beautiful sunset behind the Dallas skyline. I liked how the pampas grass and various plants in the foreground were back lit by the setting sun and how the water’s surface was shimmering from the low light, adding to a sense of mystery and tranquility in that golden moment.
To see more of my palette knife contemporary landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.
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SOLD – “What Dreams Are Made Of” Quadriptych Palette Knife Oil Painting by Niki Gulley

August 29th, 2016
“What Dreams Are Made Of” ©2016 by Niki Gulley
SOLD • Four 36″ x 36″ canvases to form a 72″ x 72″ quadriptych • textured oil painting

In this painting, I wanted you to feel like a little kid again – laying on the ground and staring up into the treetops without a care in the world. I hope you experience the joy of being surrounded by nature and the beauty in this autumn kaleidoscope of colors.

Here is the original “What Dreams Are Made Of” hanging in the great room of its new home!

Canvas Prints now Available:  Four 24″ x 24″ canvases are stretched on 3/4 inch stretcher bars with the image continuing around the edges to form a 48″ x 48″ quadriptych that does not need to be framed, just like the original . I have also added thick paint in some of the leaves and trunks to add even more texture and making each print one of a kind. Finally, I have coated the canvases with a UV varnish to protect the paintings. The canvases can be hung right up next to each other or spread apart by a few inches to come out to a maximum of 53″ x 53″. I can also make other sizes or stretch “What Dreams Are Made Of” on deep 1 and 1/2 inch stretcher bars for an additional fee. Please contact me at Niki Gulley for more information on the original painting or canvas prints.

To see more of my contemporary landscape paintings online, visit NikiGulley.com.
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my available palette knife birch and aspen tree paintings.

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SOLD – “A Touch of Gold” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

August 26th, 2016
“A Touch of Gold” ©2016 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 30″ x 40″ textured oil on canvas
Scrolling bark peels back like white washed parchment revealing secrets in the deeply textured wood below. A painting of grace and beauty, its verticality offset by embracing branches wound round as a sheltering arm. Each stroke is crisp, vivid, defined by thick textured oil, rich colors contrasted against subtle ivories strike a reververberating chord and creating a visual vibration that resonates in an optical song.
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her textured aspen and birch oil paintings.

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Palette Knife Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

August 17th, 2016
6″ x 8″ Textured oil painting by Niki Gulley
I was asked to create this special bluebonnet and Indian Paintbrush oil for a collector in Colorado to coordinate with other paintings she had representing each of her grandchildren and the states they were born. I was flattered to do so! The final painting is filled with color and texture so that the Texas wildflowers leap off the canvas.
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.

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