New “Autumn Hues” Palette Knife Aspen Tree Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

“Autumn Hues” ©2016 Niki Gulley
12″ x 12″ oil on canvas
I painted these fall aspen trees with palette knife and extremely thick paint. I love how the chunky paint adds to the texture of the bark and the movement in the leaves. The painting continues around the edges of the wrap around canvas for a sculptural-like frameless piece of art.
These aspens and birches look great hung alone to brighten up a little spot, or in a grouping with some of my other 12×12 trees. Hang them horizontally, vertically, on a diagonal or stacked. If interested in seeing companion pieces, please e-mail Niki Gulley for options.
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