New Contemporary Wildflower Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

 

  

“Popping Sunshine III” ©2021 Niki Gulley

24″ x 12″ textured mixed media on canvas

I wanted to capture the rhythm, color, and density of vibrant poppies flowing along this grassy hill. Making sure to not over blend my thick strokes so that you could see the marks and feel the energy found in nature, Popping Color is loaded with texture, color and movement. Vertical diagonal rows of ruby jewel tones lead your eye to the foliage in the distance, inviting you to stroll amongst the gorgeous wildflowers. Arranging the blooms vertically are designed to lift your spirits and add joy and serenity to your home.
 

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To purchase “Popping Sunshine III,” visit https://www.nikigulley.com/popping-sunshine-iii/.

 

E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my poppies and wildflower fields paintings.

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

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

 

New “Popping Sunshine” by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

    

“Popping Sunshine” ©2021 Niki Gulley

24″ x 12″ textured mixed media on canvas

I absolutely love it when I come across a whole field of wildflowers – there is something about the transformation of a single dainty flower into a dense explosion of color that inspires awe and delights your senses. I liked how these rows of poppies and rolling grasses created a gentle harmony, inviting you to wander into the distance, getting lost in the moment. Full of color and hope, may my “Popping Color” painting transport you to a happy serene place.

 

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To purchase “Popping Sunshine,” visit https://www.nikigulley.com/popping-sunshine/.

 

E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my poppies and wildflower fields paintings.

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

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

 

New “Meandering Journey” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

 

“Meandering Journey”  © Niki Gulley
16″ x 20″ textured oil on canvas panel
 
Recently, we visited Santa Fe and to escape the heat we ventured up the Santo de Cristo mountains to cool down amongst the beautiful, refreshing aspen trees. I was drawn to this meandering path leading through the aspens with its dappled light creating such gorgeous shadows. Having fun capturing all of the different textures with palette knife from the lush grasses to the feathery wildflowers to the peeling bark on the aspen trees, I set out to recreate the peace and beauty of this forest. I hope you, too, can feel the serenity of this rejuvenating place and enjoy an uplifting walk in the woods.
 

For more details or to purchase “Meandering Journey,” please go to nikigulley.com/meandering-journey/.

 
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her palette knife aspen and birch tree paintings.
See NikiGulley.com to see more of her contemporary landscape paintings.

 

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

New Contemporary Wildflower Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

  

“Popping Sunshine III” ©2021 Niki Gulley

24″ x 12″ textured mixed media on canvas

I wanted to capture the rhythm, color, and density of vibrant poppies flowing along this grassy hill. Making sure to not over blend my thick strokes so that you could see the marks and feel the energy found in nature, Popping Color is loaded with texture, color and movement. Vertical diagonal rows of ruby jewel tones lead your eye to the foliage in the distance, inviting you to stroll amongst the gorgeous wildflowers. Arranging the blooms vertically are designed to lift your spirits and add joy and serenity to your home.
 

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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my poppies and wildflower fields paintings.

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

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

 

“Princess Gardens” in Edinburgh, Scotland Painting by Niki Gulley

“Princess Gardens” ©2021 Niki Gulley
12″ x 9” textured oil painting

Scotland Art Trek – First Day: Edinburgh
Led by Niki Gulley and Scott Williams

On the first day of our plein air painting and photography trip to Scotland, we began our adventure in the Medieval capitol city of Edinburgh. Filled with energy, fascinating architecture and history, we were all struck by its uniqueness and beauty. While the photographers shot and explored the city, we set up our easels close to our hotel to paint the lovely Princess Gardens that run through the center of the city. I set out to capture the lush hydrangeas lining this intricate stairway with just a glimpse of the ferris wheel in the background while some of my students did the same and others set out to recreate the interesting architectural details of the buildings. That evening we all gathered for a delicious Michelin restaurant dinner and compared our stories from the day. With sunny skies and great company, our first day in Scotland turned out to be a great start to the trip!

Part of our Art Trek group painting in Edinburgh.
 
 
If you’re interested in purchasing this painting, just follow this link https://www.nikigulley.com/princess-garden/.
 
 
 
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If you’re interested in joining us on one of our upcoming Art Treks or Foodie Treks to Iceland or Tuscany, please let us know. Spaces fill up quickly!
 
 
Iceland – Aug. 2021
Portugal – Sept. 2021
Foodie Trek – Tuscany – Oct. 2022
 
For more information on upcoming Treks, please visit http://www.ArtTreks.org.
 
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To see more of my contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.

 

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

 

“Flowing into Autumn” Palette Knife Painting by Niki Gulley

 

“Flowing into Autumn” ©2020 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 30″ x 48″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

 

Just Sold! I created “Flowing into Autumn” with many layers of paint, starting with a swirling thin application to form the tangled underbrush and flowing current to thick impasto strokes for texture and energy in the foliage and trunks. Water rushes downstream as autumn leaves dance in the gentle breeze. I hope you experience a feeling of peace and warmth being immersed in the beauty of nature, letting all of your cares drift away.
 
E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on “Flowing into Autumn” and her other palette knife paintings.

See NikiGulley.com to see more of her contemporary landscape paintings.

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

New “Blossoming Dreams” Abstract Poppy Field Painting by Niki Gulley

“Blossoming Dreams” ©2021 Niki Gulley
20″ x 30″ textured mixed media painting on wrap around canvas
 
 
In this painting I wanted to create a dream-like feel using one of my favorite flowers, the poppy. There is something awe-inspiring about the transformation of a single dainty flower into a dense explosion of vibrant, energetic crimson that delights your senses and lifts your spirits. Arranging the wildflower masses in the foreground to create waves of color and repeating those curving shapes throughout the landscape add to a sense of joyful harmony and tranquility
 
For more details on my abstracted wildflower paintings, 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/

New “Woodland Adventure” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Niki Gulley

“Woodland Adventure” ©2021 Niki Gulley

18″ x 24″” textured oil painting on board

 
I find being immersed in nature can have such an uplifting effect, and I wanted to share that feeling with you in Woodland Adventure. I chose pure, intense reds and yellows contrasted against autumn greens to create a fall forest that vibrates with color and energy.  I placed the vivid foliage in diagonal 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.
 
If interested in purchasing or for more details on “Woodland Adventure,” please visit the Statton Gallery in Eureka Springs, AR:
 
The Statton Gallery
137 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632
 

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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my aspen and birch paintings.

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

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

 

New “Looking Skyward” Uplifting Treetop Painting by Niki Gulley

“Looking Skyward” ©2021 Niki Gulley

30″ x 40″” textured mixed media on canvas

 

In this painting, I wanted you to you to experience the joy of looking up into the treetops – just like you did when you were a kid. Lying on the ground, not a care in the world, you gaze in wonderment. Choosing electric yellows and reds and flinging paint in multiple swirling layers add to that playful, childlike whimsy. I hope you are transported back to a happy, carefree time and place!

 
 
If interested in purchasing or for more details on “Looking Skyward,” please visit the Statton Gallery in Eureka Springs, AR:
 
The Statton Gallery
137 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

 

 

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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my aspen and birch paintings.

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

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

 

Colorful Poppy Painting by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

“Pops of Red II” ©2021 Niki Gulley

SOLD • 24″ x 12″ textured mixed media on canvas

 
Just sold through The Statton GalleryI wanted to capture the rhythm, color, and density of vibrant poppies flowing along this grassy hill. Making sure to not over blend my thick strokes so that you could see the marks and feel the energy found in nature, Pops of Red II is loaded with texture, color and movement. Vertical diagonal rows of ruby jewel tones lead your eye to the foliage in the distance, inviting you to stroll amongst the gorgeous wildflowers. Arranging the blooms vertically are designed to lift your spirits and add joy and serenity to your home.
 
If interested in purchasing or for more details on “Pops of Red II” please check out the Statton Gallery in Eureka Springs, AR:
The Statton Gallery

 

137 Spring Street
 
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

 

 

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E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on my poppies and wildflower fields paintings.

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

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