Diana Taylor-Basilio was introduced to the world of art as a toddler by her grand aunt who was also an artist, and later continued to pursue studying painting. She enjoys exploring new techniques, always experimenting and pushing boundaries, the excitement of a new creation spilling on to the canvas. She works in various mediums however her favoured medium is acrylics and her signature style is paintings created using Gold Metal Leaf. She currently resides in the Essex with her husband, three dogs and two cats but grew up in Sri Lanka. Her favourite charities are those that support the fight against cancer, helping children in need and animal rescues.