Julien is a self-taught artist, and describes himself as an expressionist or as a colorist. His inspiration is fueled by others' comments. His favorite subjects range from sports, to urban sceneries, dark humor and musicians, which are all painted in bright colors. They all share the dominant use of palette knife, albeit he uses everything but the kitchen sink when he sees fit. He has experimented with acrylics, air brush, collages and oils. Currently, all of his paintings are oil on canvas.