“Morning Glow” oil painting by Contemporary Impressionist Artist Niki Gulley

 

“Morning Glow, White Rock Lake” ©2022 Niki Gulley
oil on canvas • 20″ x 16″

 

On a peaceful spring morning, I set up my easel at White Rock Lake to capture the sun rising behind this beautiful, tangled Cottonwood tree. I liked how the warm light showed off the tree’s curves and textured bark, and I chose this vertical composition to show off its size and strength. In the distance, the sun glistens along the water’s surface and I hope this scene lifts your spirits for what the day has to bring.
 
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Palette Knife Oil Painting from Venice by Niki Gulley

 

 “Venetian Textures II” ©2022 Niki Gulley

16″ x 12″ textured oil on canvas panel 

I started this piece during our Plein Air / Photography Art Trek Workshop that my husband, Scott Williams, and I lead in Venice, Italy. We had painted several other grand locations, but decided on day three to paint a more intimate vignette of the canals. Since the whole city is on water, I love how their “garage doors” are actually for their boats! In this painting, I wanted to focus on all of the wonderful architectural textures and age of the homes as seen in the peeling stucco, crumbling bricks and weathered wood. Luckily I had a steady stream of gondolas passing as I was painting so I could add one in to set the mood.

To purchase and for more details, go to nikigulley.com/venetian-textures/.

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Painting the Vibrant Colors of San Miguel by Niki Gulley

 

“Afternoon in the Park” ©2022 Niki Gulley
12″ x 16″ textured oil painting
 
 
 
Recently collectors of mine invited us to stay with them at their beautiful home in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. I loved all of the gorgeous colors of the architecture and lush foliage blooming everywhere. Around almost every corner was a peaceful park inviting you to stroll through or just sit and enjoy the tranquility of the moment.
 
If interested in purchasing this painting, please check out nikigulley.com/afternoon-in-the-park/.
 
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San Miguel’s Colorful Architecture Painting by Niki Gulley

 

“Just Peachy”  ©2022 Niki Gulley
12″ x 16″ textured oil painting
 
 
 
Recently collectors of mine invited us to stay with them at their beautiful home in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. I loved all of the gorgeous colors the houses were painted and the tropical lush foliage blooming everywhere.  The bougainvillea was bursting with bountiful blooms in intense pinks inviting you to stop and admire its beauty. Before it was gone, I had to capture this dramatic morning sun that was causing this peach home to glow and the light to dance across the scene in contrast to the deep shadows.
 
If you’d like to find out more details or add “Just Peachy” to your art collection, visit nikigulley.com/just-peachy/.
 
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For more details on my other paintings from Mexico and recent travels, 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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New Abstract Texas Bluebonnet Painting by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

“Blue Rhapsody V” ©2022 Niki Gulley
36″ x 36″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 
 
With an aura of mystery, sunset shimmers over the horizon illuminating the tops of the grasses, bluebonnets and Texas wildflowers, inviting you to take a stroll amongst the gorgeous blooms.

Leaving the landscape loose and free, your imagination can fill in your own story. Loaded with dreamy layers of paint and thick textured passages, this piece really comes to life in person. 

“Blue Rhapsody V” is currently exhibiting at the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. For more details, please go to goodartcompany.com/gacart/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=25&sort=20a&page=1&zenid=417ih04llasuk7pl1h0qhj32k1.

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“Tranquility of Spring” Textured Bluebonnet Painting by Niki Gulley

 

 “Tranquility of Spring” ©2022 Niki Gulley

12″ x 18″ Textured Acrylic on Panel

Painted on location, this beautiful, peaceful spot kept calling me back to capture it. Between the soft morning light, the carpet of azure blues formed by rows and rows of Texas bluebonnets and the gentle shimmer on the pond’s surface, I?had to capture the tranquility of the moment. I hope you are also transported to an uplifing place overflowing with the cathartic feelings of being surrounded by Texas’ beauty in springtime.

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Or, to purchase directly, go to nikigulley.com/springs-palette-iii/.

 
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New “Enduring Legacy” Texas Landscape by Impressionist Artist Niki Gulley

“Enduring Legacy” ©2022 Niki Gulley

24″ x 12″ textured acrylic painting on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the scene continuing around the edges

These two massive, gnarly trees seemed to rise out of nowhere amongst the rolling fields of Texas bluebonnets.  I feel like they had a story to tell, and I needed to capture their enduring presence by making them the focus of my painting. Purposely choosing this elongated canvas gives their trunks and limbs plenty of room to express their legacy and emphasize their majesty. Exciting pops of color, energetic strokes and a touch of whimsy add to the joy of these ancestral beauties.

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

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New Contemporary Textured Poppy Painting by Niki Gulley

 

 “Spring’s Palette V” ©2022 Niki Gulley

24″ x 24″ Textured Mixed Media Collage on Canvas

Loaded with thick, textured paint over multiple layers of color, these cheerful poppies are bursting to life with dimension and energy. Whimsical blooms seem to dance in nature’s kaleidoscope of spring hues bringing joy and sunshine to everyone they greet.

For framing options and purchasing information, please visit nikigulley.com/springs-palette-v/.

This piece looks great hung individually or paired with a complimentary abstract landscape in the series. Please e-mail Niki Gulley for more details.

 

 
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Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley Painting Roses in Her Garden

“Moving Expectations III” ©2022 Niki Gulley
20″ x 30″ Textured Mixed Media on Canvas

As my garden kept evolving this spring, I was treated every day to a new blossoming surprise! After my irises were complete, I was greeted by the most gorgeous roses I’ve seen since I planted them 5 years ago. So, of course I had to go out and capture those beauties before they disappeared. 

 Wanting to create pieces that are full of joy, energy, texture and light, I painted the blooms large to add to that feeling of hope and exuberance. Choosing to leave the background airy and working with thick layers of white on white paint, multi-colored roses dance across the canvas with spontaneity and freedom. I hope these paintings bring the beauty of nature inside and fill your spirit with light and cheer.

To purchase this painting, visit nikigulley.com/moving-expectations-iii/.

 

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For more information on my large floral paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 

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Abstract Poppy Field Painting by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

     

 

 “Spring’s Palette IV” ©2022 Niki Gulley

24″ x 24″ Textured Mixed Media Collage on Canvas

Loaded with thick, textured paint over multiple layers of color, these cheerful poppies are bursting to life with dimension and energy. Whimsical blooms seem to dance in nature’s kaleidoscope of spring hues bringing joy and sunshine to everyone they greet.

This piece looks great hung individually or paired with a complimentary abstract landscape in the series. Please e-mail Niki Gulley for options and details.

To purchase and see framing options, check out nikigulley.com/springs-palette-iv/.

 
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To see more of my contemporary textured floral and landscape paintings, please visit nikigulley.com.
 

https://www.instagram.com/nikigulley/