Gayle Faulkner

Gayle Faulkner

Top Featured Artist | ArtTour International NY.

Gayle Faulkner’s Vibrant Textural Paintings Will Draw You In

Gayle Faulkner is an incredibly talented Textural Impressionist Artist who uses various materials such as palette knives, acrylic paint, gels, and modeling paste to create vibrant and textured paintings that are sure to draw viewers in. By applying layers of value and tone, she gives depth and mood to her work and creates stunning works of art that enchant the viewers. If you’re looking for a unique artwork that will make a statement, look no further than the incredible paintings of Gayle Faulkner.

Gaye is a renowned American artist specializing in textural impressionism. She has been creating vivid and engaging paintings for over 35 years. Faulkner’s style is unmistakable, and her use of texture is captivating. She often uses palette knives to build up layers of paint. Her paintings are known for their vibrant colors and energy, often conveying powerful emotions and moods.

Gayle Faulkner – Top Featured Artist.

“Illumination” Textural Acrylic, 36×36 by Gayle Faulkner.

Gayle’s work has been featured in several galleries worldwide and has held numerous exhibitions. She has been widely praised for her innovative painting approach and passionate use of color.

Her approach to painting is a unique one. She starts with an idea and a loose drawing and then lets the artwork develop. Her creative technique involves having “conversations” with her paintings as if they were her own children. To Gayle, it is crucial to show her paintings love and patience and to nurture them throughout the creative process.

“Pleasant Valley” Textural Acrylic by Gayle Faulkner.

This conversation takes shape through layers of acrylic paint, gels, modeling paste, and palette knives. She intentionally applies these materials, building up the painting with every stroke. Then, she adds color, texture, value, and tone until the painting is complete.

The result is often a vibrant work that provokes and invites her audience to explore. Each piece speaks to a different concept or idea, but all of them are imbued with a sense of beauty and emotion that can only be achieved through a dialogue between the artist and canvas.

Gayle Faulkner draws inspiration from many sources for her textural acrylic paintings. One of the most important sources is music. When she paints, she puts on her favorite tunes; she says that this helps her get into the painting flow and allows her to express herself fully.

She also draws inspiration from nature, taking time to observe and appreciate the beauty of the natural world around her. Through her artwork, she helps others to connect with themselves and their environment on a deeper level.

Her artwork captures the beauty of landscapes, seascapes, and forests with vibrant colors and textural elements. The subject matter of her works ranges from sweeping forest scenes to more intimate studies of flora and fauna.

Gayle Faulkner’s landscapes also express intense emotion and connection to nature. Her work often conveys a sense of serenity, tranquility, and awe, as if looking at the world through an enchanted lens. She also uses abstracted forms to create an impressionistic effect and evoke a sense of mystery and exploration. These works are full of energy and motion, with their bold colors and dynamic brushstrokes.

“Sherwood” Textural Acrylic, 30×40 by Gayle Faulkner.

Her work celebrates the beauty of nature and human life, creating a vivid, evocative portrait of our world. Through her artwork, she encourages viewers to take a moment to marvel at our universe’s wonders.

Gayle Faulkner’s work has received high acclaim from viewers and critics alike. Her art has been featured in several solo exhibitions and in many group shows. Her paintings are often seen as a combination of abstract and realism that has a vibrant, energetic quality. The dream-like quality of her work takes viewers on an emotional journey.

Gayle’s art is both beautiful and powerful at the same time, thanks to her ability to tell stories through her art and capture life’s and nature’s essence with her brushstrokes.

Her work is a testament to her passion for painting and her commitment to producing thought-provoking artwork that resonates with audiences all over the world.

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Written by Viviana Puello

Viviana is a Colombo-American Artist, Curator, Writer and Advocate for the arts. Founder of Vivid Arts Network, Create 4 Peace, Artists For A Green Planet, Author of the book “Just Be Inspired,” and an awardwinning director and producer. Viviana Puello founded ArtTour International Magazine in 2011. Since then, she has served as the CEO, Editor-in-Chief, and the face for ArtTour International Magazine.
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