Friday, March 23, 2012

Aspen Oil Painting commission by Niki Gulley

“Autumn Splendor" ©2012 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 30" x 48" textured oil on canvas

This commissioned painting was based on an earlier painting that I'd created of this aspen forest, but my new collectors needed a larger, narrower painting to fit their space. They fell in love with the thick texture of the aspen bark and the vibrant color in the fall foliage that I recreated with extremely thick oil paint and palette knives. The completed painting shimmers with gentle autumn breezes and a quiet energy of change coming. Crisp fall mountain air, clean bright skies overhead, a band of slender straight trunks cut bright strokes of white against a dazzling tumble of green, crimson and gold.

E-mail Niki Gulley for more information on her textured aspen and birch oil paintings.

Or, to see more of her work, stop by Art@the Domain in Austin, TX this weekend.

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