July - September, 2018: A selection of my artwork is now available for the summer season at Evrgreen, a charming coffee shop in the townsite of Waskesiu in Prince Albert National Park!

Representation: I am honoured to have my work represented by these well-respected professional galleries:
Darrell Bell Gallery located in the Canada Building in downtown Saskatoon
Assiniboia Gallery in Regina, 2266 Smith Street- a vibrant, bustling part of town.

November 10, 2016: I was interviewed by Daily Paintworks as their Spotlight Artist for a week! Read my interview on the DPW News blog!

Saturday, February 4, 2017

When I Saw The End Of Day

When I Saw The End Of Day
6 x 6"
oil on board
© Nicki Ault, 2017

I think the day has come! I think I very well just may be done the big commish! I made some final marks yesterday morning and now I need to get a good photo to send to my clients this weekend. We will see if they like how it turned out as much as I do.

In the meantime I had the rest of the day to play at the studio, so I used the remaining paint on my palette to create this little sky as well as another which I will show you tomorrow. After all the struggle I had at the end of the commission, wiping-painting-wiping-painting, wiping-painting, I made my goal for this l'il fella to put a mark down and leave it. No muss, no fuss. I like how it turned out. It packs a bit of a punch in person!


Evelyn Oldroyd - painter said...

I love this painting of the clouds and sky. We also had some stunners this last summer at Christina Lake. I have been struggling with painting a some of them.

Nicki said...

Hi Evelyn, yes, I have had my mind blown by some of the gorgeous northern Saskatchewan sunsets over the last several summers. Sometimes the colour is so intensely vibrant that it is unreal, which makes painting the scene very difficult. Good luck with your efforts.