Friday, July 22, 2016

New Palette Knife Lavender Painting by Contemporary Impressionist Niki Gulley

“Fragrant Convergence" ©2016 Niki Gulley
24" x 12" textured oil painting on wrap around canvas

The lavender fields in Provence are incredible – perfectly manicured rows and rows of an explosion of violet as far as the eye can see. I wanted to try something different in this painting, arranging the purple waves vertically to draw your eye up to the lone tree in the distance. One puffy cloud mirrors its shape as the lavender columns create a flowing rhythm. Perspective lines all converge, leading you to this joyful spot and I hope you can smell the amazing aromas and feel your spirits lifted while gazing into this scene!

To see more of my palette knife contemporary floral and landscape paintings, visit

If you're near Ann Arbor, MI, please stop by my booth at the State Street Art Fair this Thurs. - Sun.

State Street Area Art Fair
Thurs. July 21 • 10am – 9pm
Fri. July 22 • 10am – 9pm
Sat. July 23 • 10am – 9pm
Sun. July 24 • 10am – 6pm
Ann Arbor, MI • on N. University between Thayer & State St.
Booth #2014B – 2015B


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