Title unknown (Moon Man)
Acrylic on canvas painting by Niki Broyles. Feel the light of the moon, the winds of the cosmos, and how we can shape our lives by dreaming, envisioning and manifesting.
Acrylic on canvas painting by Niki Broyles. “There is strong archaeological evidence that Stonehenge was used as a burial site, at least for part of its long history, but most scholars agree it served other functions as well – either as a ceremonial site, a religious pilgrimage destination, a final resting place for royalty or a memorial erected to honor and perhaps spiritually connect with distant ancestors.” ~History.com Visions of a gathering of tribes to celebrate the circle of life is explored in Book 3, The Egg and the Unicorn
Egret wtih Roses
Acrylic on canvas painting with gold leaf by Niki Broyles. Egrets and herons inhabit several works. Niki, from an interview in the 1980s: “I like to explore various ways of portraying the same thing. Birds, for example, with their wings open, closed, hovering.”
Acrylic on canvas painting with gold leaf by Niki Broyles. This a different kind of mermaid, one that emerges from imagination and memory, and is connected to nature energy. From an interview in the 1980s, Niki: “There’s a place in your mind, an experience you can’t remember, but you know you’ve had it. The painting takes you back to what you’ve forgotten, to who you are…I’m a channel, a vessel through which rememberance or recall comes.”
Acrylic on canvas painting by Niki Broyles. To begin a painting I first select the size of canvas, then decide whether to use it vertically or horizontally. That fixes part of it: since my figures are usually of a certain size, a vertical canvas imples a standing figure, a horizontal canvas a sitting one. ~Niki, from an interview in the 1980s