Autumn Pulse oil painting

“Autumn’s Pulse” ©2010 Niki Gulley
11” x 14” oil on board

I created this autumn scene with palette knife and extremely thick oil paint to achieve texture and suggest the energy found in nature. Can you feel the breeze blowing through the leaves?

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