Julia is a mom, wife, and full-time business intelligence analyst by day and an artist by night. Born in Central Asia, her mother tongue is Russian and she lived most of her adult life in Scotland before moving to Canada where she resides now. As a self-taught artist, art is her hobby, meditation and happy place. Her designs are painted in a zentangle technique using tribal patterns and dots, inspired by Nomad, ethnic, and folk art. Her signature color combination is gold on black.