Julie Bell is a fantasy and wildlife artist who has painted the cover illustrations for fantasy and science fiction books and magazines. In addition, she illustrates painted covers for video games and best-selling trading cards for the Marvel and DC superheroes. She is known for designing the award-winning Dragons of Destiny sculpture series, the Mistress of the Dragon’s Realm dagger series, and the Temptation Rides sculpture series produced by The Franklin Mint.
She designed the cover art for Meat Loaf’s albums Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose and Hang Cool Teddy Bear.
Bell is a former bodybuilder and fantasy model for her husband, painter Boris Vallejo. She frequently collaborates with Boris, as they have made many paintings together. Their annual fantasy calendars are available on Amazon.
Bell’s painting “Speak Softly” won First Place in the Animals category of the 2018 Art Renewal Center Salon.