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Texas Artist Niki Gulley Showing at the Dallas Arboretum this Weekend

April 20th, 2015
“Spring Forth III,” Texas Hill Country ©2015 Niki Gulley
24″ x 12″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

In this painting, I wanted to capture the rhythm, color, and density of our bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush and vibrant wildflowers flowing along the grassy rises and falls of the berms in the Texas 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, Spring Forth s is loaded with texture, color and movement. Repeating patterns, shapes and hues unite foreground and background while arranging the bluebonnets and distant clouds vertically are designed to lift your spirits and add joy to your home.

If you’re in the DFW area this weekend and you’d like to see more of my textured landscape oil paintings, please stop by my display at the Dallas Arboretum’s Artscape.

Artscape
Fri. April 24 – Members-only Preview Event 6pm – 8pm
April 25 and April 26 • 9am – 5pm
Booth #21
Open to the public with paid garden admission and parking.
Dallas Arboretum • 8525 Garland Rd.
To see more of my palette knife contemporary landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

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New Indian Paintbrush Palette Knife Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

April 17th, 2015
“April Rhythms,” Texas Hill Country ©2015 Niki Gulley
36″ x 36″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

In this painting, I wanted to capture the rhythm, color, and density of our Indian Paintbrush, bluebonnets and vibrant wildflowers flowing along the grassy rises and falls of the berms in the Texas 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, April Rhythms is loaded with texture, color and movement. Repeating patterns, shapes and hues in the blooms, sky and distant mesquite trees unite foreground and background and add to the harmony of spring’s symphony.

Hung alone or with April Rhythms I shown below, these Texas Wildflowers are sure to lift your spirits and brighten up your home.

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

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New Bluebonnet Palette Knife Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

April 15th, 2015
“April Rhythms,” Texas Hill Country ©2015 Niki Gulley
36″ x 36″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

In this painting, I wanted to capture the rhythm, color, and density of our bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush and vibrant wildflowers flowing along the grassy rises and falls of our berms in the Texas 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, April Rhythms is loaded with texture, color and movement. Repeating patterns, shapes and hues in the blooms, sky and distant mesquite trees unite foreground and background and add to the harmony of spring’s symphony.

Hung alone or with April Rhythms II shown below, these Texas Wildflowers are sure to lift your spirits and brighten up your home.

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

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Texas Hill Country Bluebonnet Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

February 27th, 2015
“Traveling Together,” Texas Hill Country ©2015 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 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.

Just sold through the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX (http://www.goodartcompany.com/gac/.)

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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New Bluebonnet Palette Knife Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

January 23rd, 2015
“April Rhythms,” Texas Hill Country ©2014 Niki Gulley
36″ x 35″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

In this painting, I wanted to capture the rhythm, color, and density of our bluebonnets, Indian Paintbrush and vibrant wildflowers flowing along the grassy rises and falls of our berms in the Texas 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, April Rhythms is loaded with texture, color and movement. Repeating patterns, shapes and hues in the blooms, sky and distant mesquite trees unite foreground and background and add to the harmony of spring’s symphony.

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

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New Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

May 5th, 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!

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

Or if you are in the Dallas area this weekend, please stop by my booth at the Allen Arts Festival.

Allen Arts Festival
May 9 – 4pm – 8pm
May 10 – 10am – 8pm
May 11 – Noon – 7pm
Watters Creek • 970 Garden Park Dr., Allen, TX
allenartsalliance.org


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New Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

April 11th, 2014
“Blue Morning, Nash Farm” ©2014 Niki Gulley
9″ x 12″ textured oil painting

Painted on location at Nash Farm, these Texas bluebonnets are loaded with texture, color and dimension!

To see more of my contemporary palette knife landscape paintings and Texas wildflower scenes, visit nikigulley.com.

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“Hill Country Textures” oil painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

December 20th, 2013
“Hill Country Textures” ©2013 Niki Gulley
8″ x 10″ textured oil painting

I painted these Texas bluebonnets at a plein air painting workshop I was leading in Fredericksburg, TX. I was attracted to the contrasting textures of the craggy rocks next to the soft bluebonnets and native grasses. Working with palette knife and a lot of oil paint, I set out to capture all of that dimension.

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

To see more of Gulley’s textured landscape paintings please check out NikiGulley.com,

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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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