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New Winter Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

September 26th, 2016
 
“Winter Hues” ©2016 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ oil on canvas
I painted these winter 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 snow 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.***

Or, if you are in the Dallas, TX area, please stop by my booth at Richardson’s Cottonwood Art Festival this weekend.

Cottonwood Art Festival 
Sat. Oct 1 • 10am – 7pm
Sun. Oct. 2 • 10am – 5pm
Cottonwood Park • 1321 W. Beltline Rd.
Richardson, TX

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New Autumn Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

September 23rd, 2016
“Autumn Hues III” ©2016 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ oil on canvas
I painted these fall 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 leaves. 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 “Winter Hues” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

September 21st, 2016
“Winter Hues” ©2016 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ oil on canvas
I painted these winter 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 snow 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 “Autumn Hues” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

September 19th, 2016
“Autumn Hues” ©2016 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ oil on canvas
I painted these fall 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 leaves. 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 “Spring Hues” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

September 16th, 2016
“Spring Hues” ©2016 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ oil on canvas
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 12″ x 12″ Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

September 14th, 2016
“Autumn Hues II” ©2016 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ oil on canvas
I painted these autumn 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 leaves. 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 “Soaring High” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

September 12th, 2016
Soaring High ©2016 Niki Gulley
30″ x 48″ • Textured mixed media on canvas

I wanted this painting to be filled with uplifting colors and energetic strokes all leading you skyward, to soar amongst the clouds. Aspen trees reach towards the heavens while gentle breezes cause the sky to dance while you lay on the ground gazing in wonderment. Happy hues, whimsical shapes and a feeling of movement, hopefully transport you to a carefree childhood moment where all of your worries drift away and dreams are created.

To see more of my palette knife aspen and birch tree paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
E-mail – Niki Gulley

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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 – Sunflower and Lavender Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

September 7th, 2016
“Sunny Days,” Provence ©2015 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 9″ x 12″ textured oil painting

I painted this colorful sunflower and lavender field oil during our Plein Air Painting and Photography Art Trek my husband and I led in Provence this past July. The vivid hues and aroma explosion were out of this world – a painter’s and photographer’s dream come true. The fields stretched for miles along the vast open landscape. Words can’t even describe how special that moment was, and I hope you experience the joy I felt when you look at this uplifting palette knife painting.

If you’d like more information or a brochure on one of our upcoming Plein Air Painting and Photography Workshops, please let me know. For more details, e-mail Niki Gulley or go to nikigulley.com/artreks.

To see more of Gulley’s palette knife landscape paintings please check out NikiGulley.com.

 

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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.
E-mail – Niki Gulley

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