“Nova” ©2022 Niki Gulley
36″ x 36″ textured mixed media painting
on 1.5″ wrap around canvas with the painting continuing around the edges
Inspired by this gorgeous aspen grove, I wanted to capture the magical morning light casting its warm glow on the forest. Peaceful and mysterious, the sun’s rays peek through the knotted trunks causing the landscape to dance with light and awaken with autumn’s kaleidoscope of colors. Loaded with texture and layers and layers of paint, the forest shimmers with hope and discovery for the new day.