Julie Clay is an Illustrator with many years experience in the Greeting Card Industry. After completing a degree in Graphic Design her first role was with ‘Rust Craft’ which is now UKGreetings. Living in West Yorkshire ,where there are several of the largest Greeting Card companies ,she has worked in house and freelance for many of them. As well as Greeting Cards, Julie has illustrated Children’s books. Julie has a variety of styles of work and loves to experiment with different techniques, always trying something different Starting with a sketch, usually then traditionally painting, working in pastel or stamping etc to create an artwork. More recently she has been working in Procreate, this new digital outlet has produced some exciting new looks within her portfolio. Julie’s work has appeared in John Lewis, Clintons, Card Factory and many Supermarkets. A love of nature and the natural world is at the heart of her inspiration, with some cute creatures also popping into the mix. Julie loves walking her dog out in the countryside, often getting left behind whilst photographing flora and fauna for reference, ready to create the next beautiful artwork.