Lucy Cortese is a Stone Carver and Stone Conservator and an Artist and Illustrator. Her inspiration comes from her surroundings and nature. Lucy works in a variety of medium including; stone, clay, glass, textiles, watercolours, pencil, coloured pencil and charcoal. She studied Fine Art at Loughborough University and Architectural Stone Conservation and Carving at Bath College. Although Lucy works in a variety of mediums, her passion still lies in Stone Carving. She predominantly works in Slate, Bath stone, Portland stone, Clipsham stone and Portuguese Limestone.