Painting Colorado’s Wildflowers by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

     

20″ x 10″ textured mixed media painting on canvas • ©Niki Gulley
 
After setting up my easel in this idyllic spot in Breckenridge, I began capturing the serenity surrounding me. The landscape before me was almost unbelievable in its perfect beauty. Blue skies with fluffy clouds drifting overhead, majestic mountains in the distance with just a touch of unmelted snow icing the tops, and the plethora of wildflowers lining the walkways through this oasis in the city created a truly magical experience!
 
E-mail Niki Gulley for details on her contemporary impressionistic landscape paintings. 
 
Or, go to NikiGulley.com to view more of her palette knife Colorado pieces.
 

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Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley Plein Air Painting in Breckenridge

    

20″ x 10″ textured mixed media painting on canvas • ©Niki Gulley

 
The next day of our Colorado adventure, we were finally ready to leave the tranquility of the lake and discover new areas. To our delight, we landed in Breckenridge and were awed by the beauty surrounding the town. Finding this gorgeous park in the middle of the city, I set up my easel to capture the beauty and serenity surrounding me.
 
Or, e-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her contemporary landscape paintings. 
 
See NikiGulley.com to view more of her palette knife aspen and birch paintings.
 

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Painting Lupines along the Lake with Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

   

12″ x 24″ textured mixed media painting on canvas • ©Niki Gulley

 
We enjoyed our previous day so much along the lakeshore in Colorado that we decided to return there again the next day. Scott was highly amused watching the paddle boarders and their pups. Meanwhile, I got to work capturing this gorgeous view. A path was beaten down through the thick mass of aspen trees, leaving a perfect peep hole through the woods out onto the lake. Lupine and wildflowers dotted the grasses adding their joy and color to this perfect peaceful moment!
 
Or, e-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her contemporary landscape paintings. 
 
See NikiGulley.com to view more of her palette knife aspen and birch paintings.
 

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

 

“Flowering Currents” Desert Landscape Painting by Niki Gulley

“Flowering Currents” ©2021 Niki Gulley
24” x 30″ textured mixed media painting 
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 

On a visit to New Mexico, we were greeted to cheerful wildflowers blossoming, adding pops of joy and sunshine to the desert scenery. Repeating patterns and waves of color create a harmony within the painting, while rendering the blooms and their surroundings abstractly plays with taking a traditional subject matter and showing it in a contemporary way.

 
To purchase or for more information, visit nikigulley.com/flowering-currents/.
 
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For more information on my textured palette knife paintings, please e-mail me at Niki Gulley.

 

Or, take a look at my website at  NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape paintings.

 

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

 

New Abstract Poppy Field Painting by Niki Gulley

 

 
“Flowering Currents IV” ©2021 Niki Gulley
30” x 40″ textured mixed media painting 
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
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 earth beneath them created a gentle harmony, inviting you to wander into the distance, getting lost in the moment. Full of color and hope, may “Flowering Currents” transport you to a happy serene place.
 

I’m excited to have been invited to exhibit amongst the talented artists at Marigold Arts gallery in Santa Fe, NM! “Flowering Currents IV” and several of my Southwest landscapes will be hanging there, so if you are in the area, please stop in and visit or check them out online, http://www.marigoldarts.com.

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For more information on my textured palette knife paintings, please e-mail me at Niki Gulley.

 

Or, please visit my website at  NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape paintings.

 

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

 

New “Flowering Currents V” by Palette Knife Artist Niki Gulley

  

“Flowering Currents V” ©2021 Niki Gulley
20” x 30″ textured mixed media painting 
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
 
 

I am so excited that I have been invited to be one of just 20 amazing artists exhibiting at Marigold Arts Gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, NM!

They are now displaying some of my aspen forests and Southwestern landscapes. So, if you find yourself in Santa Fe, please stop in and check them out!

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Indian Paintbrush reach for the sun, growing and flourishing, adding color and beauty to the rocky New Mexico landscape. Untamed, resilient and brave, these free spirits thrive in the challenging conditions. Sharing joy and hope, may these crimson delights lift your spirits and brighten your day.

Visit https: https://www.marigoldarts.com to see more of my Southwest landscapes.
 
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For more information on my textured palette knife paintings, please e-mail me at Niki Gulley.
 
Or, please visit my website at  NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape paintings.

 

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

 

New Abstract Poppy Field Painting by Niki Gulley

   

“Flowering Currents IV” ©2021 Niki Gulley
30” x 40″ textured mixed media painting 
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
 
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 earth beneath them created a gentle harmony, inviting you to wander into the distance, getting lost in the moment. Full of color and hope, may “Flowering Currents” transport you to a happy serene place.
 
For more information on my textured palette knife paintings, please e-mail me at Niki Gulley.
 

 

Or, please visit my website at  NikiGulley.com to see more of my contemporary landscape paintings.

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

 

New Contemporary Textured Wildflower Painting by Niki Gulley

“Bursts of Color VI” ©2020 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting
Painted on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the painting continuing around the edges.
Here is the final painting in this abstracted wildflower series. Painted with palette knife and loaded with texture, this painting really jumps off the canvas in person. Full of mystery, hope and energy, I hope it brings you joy and color.
 
Close up texture detail:

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

New “Bursts of Color V” Textured Wildflower Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

“Bursts of Color V” ©2020 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting
Painted on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the painting continuing around the edges.
Here is the fifth piece in my small meditation series. Full of mystery, hope and energy, I hope it brings you peace and joy. Created with palette knife and loaded with texture, this painting really jumps off the canvas in person.
 
Close up texture detail:

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

New Contemporary Wildflower Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

“Bursts of Color IV” ©2020 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ textured mixed media painting
Painted on 1.5″ gallery wrap canvas with the painting continuing around the edges.
I hope my new 12″ x 12″ textured paintings bring joy, color and energy to your day! These paintings look great hung alone or in a grouping. 
 
Close up texture detail:
 
To see more of my palette knife contemporary landscape paintings, visit nikigulley.com.