Soft and Steel: The Heroic and Fantasy Paintings of Julie Bell
Julie Bell is an American fine artist, illustrator, photographer and bodybuilder. Bell is a fantasy artist and a wildlife painter.
She is one of the main representatives of the heroic fantasy and fantastic realism genres. Bell has won numerous Chesley Awards and was the designer of the Dragons of Destiny series. She also has won numerous first place awards in the Art Renewal Center’s International Salon and has been named as a Living Master. Bell married, and later divorced, scientist and writer Donald E. Palumbo. During this marriage she gave birth to two sons, Anthony and David Palumbo, who subsequently also became professional artists. Later, she married artist Boris Vallejo.