Julia is a freelance artist and designer living in Hertfordshire with her husband and three children. Her colourful and often humourous designs feature on greetings cards, puzzles, homewares and of course cross stitch kits.
She works primarily in watercolour, gouache and ink when designing and always has plenty of ideas on the go.
“Alot of my inspiration comes from my children and the funny things that they do and like them, I can be quite impatient and tend to work quickly. I think this keeps my designs simple and free flowing with an emphasis on movement and expression. I hope that my designs make people smile – they certainly make me smile when I am creating them!”
Julia is self-taught and has always loved painting and drawing. “Working with Kate at Bothy is great fun and I am always very excited to see the finished work all stitched up. “ Julia has a web site: www.juliarigby.com