Julie Van Grol
This empowering art book highlights the accomplishments and messages of over 100 badass babes with prompts, art activities, and writing exercises that will encourage you to unearth, fuel, and cultivate your own inner superpowers, unleash your creativity, and find your voice.
Get details on trailblazing, badass babes — scientists, artists, athletes, writers, activists, poets, entertainers, and boundary breakers — and you will see how creativity and self-expression combine to energize change in yourself, and in the world. The Badass Babe Workbook is a playground for you to tap into your ideas, find your voice, and be reminded of the difference each of us can make when we are unafraid and assured in what we envision and express.
In these complex, sometimes bewildering times, the Badass Babes Workbook keeps you engaged and connected with phenomenal women. Dig deep into yourself, polish up your gifts, fight injustice, and be your biggest, best, badass self!
Julie Van Grol is an illustrator and instructor based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her clients include the St. Paul Public Library, Health Partners, Vestiges, Inc., and Saint Olaf College. Her work has been featured on Huffington Post and AJ+. She is a part-time instructor at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, where she teaches courses in both the history of illustration and studio courses in illustration practice. Van Grol earned her Masters degree in Illustration from Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and has since focused her practice both storytelling and social justice. A firm believer in the power of images and visibility, she devotes herself to telling stories and depicting characters who have historically been kept in the margins. When she isn't hunched over her laptop or have pencil in hand, Van Grol is outside as much as the Minneapolis climate allows; usually running around a lake, or biking around her beautiful city.