Julie is an established artist, based in the Waikato region of New Zealand. Julie enjoys working with a variety of tools, mediums and techniques, especially acrylic, metal foil and paper. She first picked up a brush after having children and through practice and exploration, Julie discovered her natural ability for painting. She is attracted to vibrant colour and form found in nature, and her paintings are a colourful, beautiful expression of her own style. She is inspired by her natural surroundings, working intuitively to produce paintings that are varied and surprising.