New “Syncopation” Textured Aspen Painting by Niki Gulley

 

 
“Syncopation II” ©2020 Niki Gulley
 12″ x 24″ • textured oil painting on canvas
 
Flickering autumn leaves seem to almost dance in a gentle breeze while white sentinels slice through the colorful backdrop and create a rhythm as they march along. Repeating and receding, the aspen trunks lead you into the distance, inviting you to take a relaxing walk on a beautiful autumn morning.


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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her palette knife aspen and birch tree paintings.
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New “Nova” Textured Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

               

“Nova” ©2022 Niki Gulley
36″ x 36″ textured mixed media painting 
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
Inspired by this gorgeous aspen grove, I wanted to capture the magical morning light casting its warm glow on the forest. Peaceful and mysterious, the sun’s rays peek through the knotted trunks causing the landscape to dance with light and awaken with autumn’s kaleidoscope of colors. Loaded with texture and layers and layers of paint, the forest shimmers with hope and discovery for the new day.
 

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

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“Along the Shoreline” by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

 

“Along the Shoreline” ©2021 Niki Gulley
14″ x 18” textured oil painting on canvas

Early on a fall morning the sun breaks softly through leafy branches and casts early autumn’s palette across the creek. Silent water is ruffled by a gentle breeze. Arching over, bending into the quiet waters, a tree arches into the scene – encompassing, embracing. This painting captures the dreamy reflections and tranquil landscape of one of my favorite spots to paint on location near my home. It is painted in the traditional plein air oil manner, incorporating some heavy texture with palette knife.

To purchase “Breaking Through”, please visit nikigulley.com/breaking-through/.
 
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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her contemporary landscape paintings. 
 
See NikiGulley.com to view her textured palette knife oil paintings.
 
 
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“Heading to the Mountains” Palette Knife Aspen Painting by Niki Gulley

    

“Heading to the Mountains” ©2021 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 16″ x 20″ textured oil painting on canvas panel

Just Sold through Marigold Arts Gallery!  Painting in the mountains, especially this year was so cathartic and emotional. It was such a joy to be there surrounded by these amazing fall colors, that it would bring me to tears every day. I felt so fortunate to be able to do this when so many people weren’t able to travel, that I poured my heart and soul into every painting. I hope that you can feel the joy that I felt when you see them.

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

 

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“Through the Keyhole” Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

 

“Through the Keyhole” ©2021 Niki Gulley
20” x 16” textured oil painting
 
I love the twisting, textured limbs of old oak trees, and the way these two branches formed a keyhole view of the forest beyond was fascinating. Arching the branches upward suggests a touch of whimsey like climbing a tree when you’re a kid. Loaded with texture and surprising pops of color, I hope you, too, are transported to an enchanted place filled with hope and wonder.

If you have any questions about my palette knife paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 
To see more of Niki Gulley’s contemporary landscape paintings, visit NikiGulley.com.

 

To purchase and for more details on “Through the Keyhole,” go to https://www.nikigulley.com/through-the-keyhole/.
 
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“Soaring High” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

 
Soaring High ©2021 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.
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Visit www.nikigulley.com/soaring-high/ for more details or  to purchase Soaring High.
 

 

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“Autumn’s Descent” Aspen Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

   Niki Gulley, Dallas, aspen, contemporary impressionist, tree painting

“Autumn’s Descent”
20″ x 16″ textured oil painting on canvas panel
SOLD • Mounted in 3″ espresso frame

Just sold through Studio Seven Arts Gallery!  Getting a chance to escape home confinement for a quick road trip to the mountains to paint, was just what the doctor ordered! Spending time in nature and reveling in the stunning fall colors with the crisp cool air, rejuvenated my spirit and inspired my muse. Add to the fact that I love aspens and you have just about the perfect remedy for these challenging times. I hope that you will feel my excitement and energy so that it will bring you as much joy as it did me.

 

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

 

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New “Reaching to Heaven” Fall Aspen Impasto Painting by Niki Gulley

Niki Gulley, Dallas, aspen, contemporary impressionist, tree painting

“Reaching to Heaven” 
20″ x 16″ textured oil painting on canvas panel
 
The white bark of these glorious aspens rising towards the sky, reminds me of the columns holding up the roof of a cathedral. With the electric blue sky combined with the vibrant yellow leaves, this is my idea of the heaven that is nature. As such, I want your eye to move upwards pulling the focus skyward with a sense of wonder and whimsy.
 

 If interested in more information on pricing and purchasing this palette knife fall scene, please contact the The Statton Gallery:

 

The Statton Gallery
137 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
 
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To see more of my contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

 

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New Autumn Aspen Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

         

“Painted Forest” ©2021 Niki Gulley
18″ x 24″ textured mixed media painting 
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
I loved this brilliant aspen forest with its bright white aspen trunks slicing through all of the vibrant red and yellow foliage. The patterns of the trees created a sort of rhythm and I focused on the placement of the ivory sentinels, the diagonal purple shadows that they cast and the rustling of the leaves to add to that musical feeling. I hope you, too, can sense the energy and joy of being surrounded by nature as autumn is in full swing.
 

If interested in more information on pricing and purchasing this palette knife fall scene, please contact the The Statton Gallery:

The Statton Gallery
137 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
 
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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my birch and aspen tree oil paintings.

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

“Sunburst” Textured Aspen Painting by Niki Gulley

              

“Sunburst” ©2021 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 30″ x 40″ textured mixed media painting 
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
Just Sold through Marigold Arts Gallery in Santa Fe! Inspired by the gorgeous aspen groves located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountain rising above Santa Fe, I wanted to capture this magical morning light casting its warm glow on the forest. Peaceful and mysterious, the sun’s rays peek through the knotted trunks causing the landscape to dance with light and awaken with autumn’s kaleidoscope of colors. Loaded with texture and layers and layers of paint, the forest shimmers with hope and discovery for the new day.
 

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

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