Colorful Architecture Painting of San Miguel by Niki Gulley

12″ x 16″ textured oil painting, San Miguel de Allende
 
 ©2020 Niki Gulley
 
 
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.

 
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Or, check out my website at nikigulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape palette knife paintings.

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Painting the Vibrant Colors of San Miguel by Niki Gulley

12″ x 16″ textured oil painting, San Miguel
 
 ©2020 Niki Gulley
 
 
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.

 
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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.

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

 

Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley Painting in San Miguel

9″ x 12″ textured oil painting, San Miguel • SOLD
 
 ©2020 Niki Gulley
 
 
Recently collectors of mine invited us to stay with them at their beautiful home in San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. The grounds were gorgeous! I had to paint this tranquil, lush view of their backyard patio as you can see in the photo above. What a perfect way to spend the morning!

 
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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.

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

 

Azure Dreams oil painting

“Azure Dreams” ©2010 Niki Gulley
30” x 40” oil painting

When I painted Azure Dreams, I wanted you to feel like you’d just stepped into a fairytale. Loosely based on the castles and gardens we visited in England, I was awestruck by the size, scope and lushness of their gorgeous gardens – something I can’t achieve in my own wilting backyard in Texas thanks to our heat and drought. So with hope and longing, I painted this idyllic lily pond that you can escape to, enjoy the cool spring air and get lost in the beauty of this tranquil place.

Zen Garden oil painting

“Zen Garden” ©2010 Niki Gulley
10″ x 8″ oil painting
Having grown up in Chicago, this painting is inspired by the Japanese Garden at the Chicago Botanic Gardens since I’ve always loved their grounds ever since I was a little kid. In fact, I painted this piece from a photo I took in high school and have held onto all of these years! I thought it would be fun to paint the scene in thick oil with palette knives. I especially like how the broken color strokes on the water make it look like its surface is shimmering in the sun.
To purchase Zen Garden, e-mail me at Niki@NikiGulley.com.
Or, if you’re in the Chicago area, stop by my booth at Evanston’s Fountain Square Art Festival June 26th & 27th,