I wanted this painting to be about the power and energy in nature to invigorate your spirit, so I chose to use warm vivid colors contrasted against cool underbrush while utilizing thick staccato strokes to add to that feeling. I placed the fall foliage in curving sweeping shapes to create a sense of movement, so that you can feel the wind gently rustling the leaves and causing them to dance on a beautiful fall day.
New “Colorful Carousel” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley
June 3, 2016
“Colorful Carousel” ©2016 by Niki Gulley
36″ x 60″ original textured oil painting
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