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Thursday, January 28, 2021

"Ready for Harvest" Vineyard Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley


"Ready for Harvest" ©2019 Niki Gulley
SOLD • 16" x 12" textured oil painting

Just Sold through Seaside Gallery! We visited Tuscany at the end of summer and were surrounded by grapevines everywhere we went, with the gorgeous, plump purple grapes ready to harvest at any moment. I loved the vibrant vines in the foreground framing the rolling hills dotted with more grapevines, olive trees, and plowed grain fields in the distance. Setting up my easel across from this vineyard, I created this textured oil painting with palette knife and a lot of paint. I arranged the planted vines to lead your eye back to the Tuscan villa and then to the hill town perched above the valley. Morning light cast deep purple shadows on the ground and caused the leaves and soil to glow. As a treat when I finished, we enjoyed a picnic of salami, proscuitto, pecorino and of course, vino. Yum!

If you are interested in viewing more of my vineyard paintings, please check out Seaside Gallery in Pismo Beach, CA:

Seaside Gallery
580 Cypress Street
Pismo Beach, California
(805) 773-8057

To see more of my travel location paintings, visit


If you're interested in joining us on one of our upcoming Art Treks or Foodie Treks, please let us know. Spaces fill up quickly!

Iceland - Aug. 2021
Portugal - Sept. 2021
Tuscany Foodie Trek - Oct. 2021

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