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Saturday, April 4, 2015

New "Fields of Joy" Palette Knife Poppy Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

"Fields of Joy" ©2015 Niki Gulley
 24" x 36” textured oil painting on gallery wrap canvas

Inspired from a wonderful trip to Provence, we were a little too early for the lavender to be blooming, but we rounded a corner leaving the hill town of Roussillon and came across this gorgeous field of poppies and yellow wildflowers. It was so colorful and joyful, it took my breath away! Set beneath a vibrant blue sky on a beautiful day in springtime, I wanted this piece to be uplifting and full of energy. Coming in close on the poppies in the foreground so that you could see their vibrant petals and buds about to pop, I left the field of gold softer in the background so as to not take away from the focal point. A typical stone farmhouse sets in the background, beckoning you to stay the night and let all of your cares drift away.

"Fields of Joy" along with several of my new palette knife paintings will be featured in my One Woman Show, hosted by the Good Art Company Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. If interested in more information on pricing or purchasing this palette knife poppy painting, please contact The Good Art Company.

The Good Art Company Gallery
Niki Gulley - One Woman Show
Opening Reception / Meet the Artist - April 3rd, 5pm - 9pm
Show continuing through April
218 West Main St.
Fredericksburg, TX

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