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

  

“Through the Keyhole” ©2022 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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New “Autumn’s Tapestry II” Kid’s Perspective Painting by Niki Gulley

 

“Autumn’s Tapestry II” ©2022 Niki Gulley
textured oil painting on board • 20″ x 20″
 

In this painting I wanted you to feel that child-like wonder of staring up into the treetops and heavens above. Choosing uplifting golds and reds contrasted against a turquoise-blue sky, I’ve arranged the aspens in a circular pattern to give you a sense of laying on the ground, surrounded by the forest. Using diagonal leading lines with the tree trunks and limbs, your eye gazes into the focal point where all of the elements come together. Meanwhile, utilizing thick, curving paint strokes adds to that joyful, playful feeling of hope and discovery.

To see more of my impressionist palette knife paintings, please visit NikiGulley.com.
 

 

If you have any questions about my aspen and birch tree paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

 

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Niki Gulley Paints Bluebonnets in the Texas Hill Country

       

 
“Spring Forward IV” ©2021 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 24″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
 
Just sold through The Good Art Company! This idyllic setting just screamed Texas to me and I had to paint it. The quintessential windmill spins in the distance, signaling a change in seasons as spring leaps forward. Colorful bluebonnets fill the landscape, inviting you to wander through wildflower fields, noble oaks and onto hilltops ahead, sure to treat your journey with amazing views of the Texas Hill Country. 
 

For details on more of my bluebonnet and Texas 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.

 

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“Azures Waves II” Bluebonnet Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

      

“Azure Waves II” ©2022 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 24″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting on canvas
 
 
Just Sold through the Good Art Company! On our drive through the Hill Country recently, I was drawn to this one lone house nestled amongst the trees, perched on high with this amazing view. A recently formed path guides you on your journey through the azure waves of bluebonnets while you take in their joy and beauty. I hope you, too, can feel the energy and serenity of springtime in Texas!
 
 

For details on more of my Texas paintings, 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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“Standing Witness” Palette Knife Aspen Painting by Niki Gulley

  

“Standing Witness”©2022 Niki Gulley
16″ x 20″ textured oil painting
 
Recently, we visited Santa Fe and to escape the heat we ventured up the Santo de Cristo mountains to cool down among the beautiful, refreshing aspen trees. I was attracted to this grove in particular with their beautiful textured white bark and their proximity and angles to each other. I decided to include the sentinels behind, also, to give you a sense of being surrounded by the peaceful forest. Dappled light casts diagonal shadows and causes the grasses to dance and sparkle. I hope you can feel the serenity of this rejuvenating place.
 
Close up texture detail: 
 

If interested in purchasing and for more details on “Standing Witness,” please follow nikigulley.com/standing-witness/.

 

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.

 

 

 

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“If a tree Falls” Textured Oil Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

 

“Along the Shoreline II” ©2022 Niki Gulley
24″ x 18″ Textured oil painting

I always love going to Turtle Creek, the natural oasis the city has created in the middle of Dallas. This painting was inspired from a time when you could actually climb down the rocks and enjoy the beautiful stream from below, being completely isolated from city noise and housing. I was drawn to these large abstract sweeping patterns of the water and land meeting with just a trickle of light illuminating the foliage in the distance and one lone trunk that has fallen.

If you’d like to add “If a Tree Falls” to your art collection, please check out nikigulley.com/if-a-tree-falls/.

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

 

 

 
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“Soaring Dreams II” by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

  

 

“Soaring Dreams II” ©2022 Niki Gulley
textured oil painting on canvas • 34″ x 34″
 

In this painting I wanted you to feel that child-like wonder of staring up into the treetops and heavens above. Choosing uplifting golds and reds contrasted against a lavender-blue sky with gentle clouds drifting by, I’ve arranged the aspens in a circular pattern to give you a sense of laying on the ground, surrounded by the forest. Using diagonal leading lines with the tree trunks and limbs, your eye gazes into the focal point where all of the elements come together. Meanwhile, utilizing thick, curving paint strokes adds to that joyful, playful feeling of hope and discovery.

To purchase “Soaring Dreams  II,” go to nikigulley.com/soaring-dreams-ii/.
 
To see more of my impressionist palette knife paintings, please visit NikiGulley.com.
 

 

If you have any questions about my aspen and birch tree paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.

 

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

Abstract Bluebonnet and Indian Paintbrush Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

 
“Nature’s Brushstrokes III” ©2022 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 36″ x 36″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas
 
 
In this painting, I wanted to render Texas bluebonnets and Indian Paintbrush very abstractly. Focusing on the patterns of color that those vibrant reds and cobalt blues form, allows you to feel the excitement of peering into a huge field of wildflower glory. Mysterious light tries to break through the distant foliage and begin to illuminate the blossoms, beckoning you to explore what’s beyond.
 
Just sold through the Good Art Company, in Fredericksburg, TX at goodartcompany.com/gacart/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=25&sort=20a&page=1&z!
 
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For more details on my other Texas paintings, 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 Contemporary Bluebonnet Paintings by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

  

 

“Melting Blues” Series ©2022 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
 

This series or Texas wildflowers, bearded irises and ruby red poppies, incorporates extremely thick paint applied with palette knife along with drips and swirls to add energy and whimsy. This gives the paintings a 3D feel that comes alive and jumps off the canvas, while adding joy and color to your room. If you’d like to see companion pieces in the series, please e-mail me to see my other options.

 
For details on more of my bluebonnet and Texas 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/
 

“Dripping with Joy” Iris Series by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

   

“Dripping with Joy” Series ©2022 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 12″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
 

Just Sold! This series of Texas wildflowers, bearded irises and ruby red poppies, incorporates extremely thick paint applied with palette knife along with drips and swirls to add energy and whimsy. This gives the paintings a 3D feel that comes alive and jumps off the canvas, while adding joy and color to your room. If you’d like to see companion pieces in the series, please e-mail me to see my other options.

 
For details on more of my poppy, bluebonnet and Iris paintings, please e-mail Niki Gulley.
 
 To purchase these textured flower paintings, please visit nikigulley.com/small-original-art/.
 

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

 

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