A few weekends ago, I visited the beautiful Ralston Arboretum in Raleigh, NC. This scene is from that visit. To paint it, I decided to try something new. Normally I paint directly on white canvas; this time I applied an acrylic fushia under layer .
Annette Bartlett-Golden paints a wide range of subjects from landscapes to animals and makes abstract works with paper. Using vibrant colors, she imparts a sense of immediacy, vivacity and optimism to her paintings and paper collages.