“Autumn Serenade” Palette Knife Fall Foliage Painting by Niki Gulley

  

 

“Autumn Serenade”  ©2021 Niki Gulley

SOLD • 36″ x 48″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

Just Sold! Shimmering colors of autumn: Aspen, Oak and the forest of trees quiver, their light graceful leaves tremble and quake, silver and gold, scarlet and tangerine, with each light breeze. There is the quiet energy of change coming and vibrant color charges the woods. Crisp fall mountain air, slender trunks cut bright strokes of white against a dazzling kaleidoscope of colors. Staccato strokes and shimmering hues add to the feeling of change in the air and suggest the breeze whistling through the foliage.
 
If you’d like more details on Autumn Serenade or are interested in purchasing, check out nikigulley.com/autumn-serenade/.

 

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New “Blazing a Trail” Abstracted Autumn Aspen Painting Niki Gulley

     

“Blazing a Trail” ©2021 Niki Gulley
36” x 18″ textured mixed media painting 
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
Flickering autumn leaves seem to almost dance in a gentle breeze. I wanted this scene to be filled with movement and energy, so I incorporated a lot of diagonal and curving shapes in the design to suggest that feeling. Contrasting short staccato strokes against blended passages with my palette knives, also increase that sense of motion. I hope you, too, can feel the excitement of walking through the woods on a beautiful fall day, letting your cares slip away and your spirit being invigorated.
 

If you’d like to see or find out more details about “Blazing a Trail,” it is available through:

Studio Seven Arts Gallery

400 Main Street
Pleasanton, CA
 
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New “Breaking Through” White Rock Lake Painting by Dallas Artist Niki Gulley

 

“Breaking Through,” White Rock Lake ©2021 Niki Gulley
24″ x 18″ textured oil painting
 
On a peaceful spring morning, I set up my easel at White Rock Lake to capture the sun rising behind this beautiful, tangled Cottonwood. I liked how the warm light accentuated the tree’s curves and textured bark, and I chose this vertical composition to show off its size and strength. In the distance, the light starts to break through the clouds,  causing  the water’s surface to glisten and illuminating the landscape. I hope this scene gives you a sense of peace and lifts your spirits for what the day has to bring.
 
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To purchase “Breaking Through” and see framing options, check out nikigulley.com/breaking-through/.

 

 
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“Ruby Trail” Poppy Painting from Tuscany by Niki Gulley

  

 

Ruby Trail, Tuscany ©2021 Niki Gulley

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

Just Sold through The Good Art Company Gallery! Inspired from a wonderful trip to Tuscany, I wanted this piece to be uplifting and full of joy and energy. Set beneath a colorful sky with a few clouds drifting by on a beautiful day in springtime, the poppies and wildflowers are in full bloom. Using broken impressionistic strokes in surprising hues, causes the landscape to dance and flow, and I hope all of your cares drift away while gazing into this cheerful scene.

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“Sun’s Bounty III” Palette Knife Oil Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

“Sun’s Bounty III” ©2021 Niki Gulley
24″ x 48″ textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

Sun’s Bounty is inspired from the beautiful sunflower fields we visited in Provence, France. The flowers seemed to stretch forever and the color explosion was out of this world! Back in my studio, I worked from a combination of photos, on-site sketches and memories. Painting the sunflowers full-sized in the foreground helps to bring them to life and hopefully transport you to this happy location. Including surprising pops of vivid reds and purples keeps your eye moving throughout the scene, seeing new things each time you look at it, and adds to the joyful feeling.

 

If interested in more details or purchasing this uplifting sunflower scene, please visit nikigulley.com/suns-bounty-iii/.

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Cheerful Sunflower Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

  

“Capturing the Sun III” ©2021 Niki Gulley

SOLD • 16″ x 20″ textured oil painting on 3/4″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges

 
Just Sold through The Statton Gallery! This sunflower field that I visited in the middle of the pandemic was GORGEOUS. It felt like it stretched for miles. Bright, happy faces sharing their smiles with us and lifting our spirits. My heart literally swelled and I had to capture all of that joy on canvas.  Utilizing vivid, uplifting hues, thick paint and bold, loose strokes add to the happy, carefree feeling of the moment and I hope you are transported there with me.

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New “Scenic Byway” Palette Knife Oil Painting from New Mexico by Niki Gulley

“Scenic Byway” ©2021 Niki Gulley

20″ x 10″ textured oil painting on canvas

Painted just outside of Santa Fe, the fall colors in were gorgeous! We arrived shortly after sunrise to capture the best light of the day, but unfortunately the temperature was starting out near 32 degrees. Luckily the temperatures rose quickly as the morning wore on, I was able to shed my parka and winter gear, and it ended up being a beautiful day. I hope you, too, enjoy a leisurely drive through the beautiful autumn scenery of New Mexico.

If interested in purchasing and for more details on “Scenic Byway,” please follow nikigulley.com/scenic-byway/.

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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.
 

If interested in purchasing this palette poppy 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 poppies and wildflower fields paintings.

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

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“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.

If interested in purchasing “Popping Sunshine,” 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 poppies and wildflower fields paintings.

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

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

 

“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.
 
 
 

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

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

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