Towards the end of our winters, out from nowhere golden blazes spread throughout the bush in Victoria Australia. These yellow colours are so vibrant I have found it hard to capture. You really need to be here to experience them. The wattle tree appears to look a golden opaque wash, very rich and dense in it’s vibrancy. I walk this bush often with my little black dog; but always look forward to the end of winter again to be surrounded by the gold of mother nature.
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Julie Toffolo is an Australian born artist and lives in Melbourne Victoria. Her art is in private collections around Australia. She has two teenage boys, works part time as an Education Art Assistant at a Secondary Girls School and paints on her days off in her leafy Eltham Studio. Julie works in illustration in a nostalgic vintage style and loves to paint from the nature around her bushy local environment and wherever she can find any form of nature on her travels. She is captivated by how the light flickers and dances when working from still life or outdoors. Having studied traditional painting methods under Jenni Mitchell and Mervynn Hannan from Eltham South Fine Art Studios and Gallery has taught Julie many elements of drawing, composition, colour, painting, trying new materials, beautifying the simple things around us. Julie has been a member of local artist co ops and exhibits throughout the year. You can follow Julie on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn to watch and support her art practise. View all posts by tjtoffolo