gneural is the moniker of Boulder-based artist, designer and mentor, Debbie Clapper.

Drawing nearly every day since the age of 9, Debbie has taken her passion for abstract optical illusion art to build a lush career around pattern illustration. Heavily inspired by M.C. Escher and graffiti, Debbie's work strives to inspire and ignite imagination in all who interact with it. Her funky yet sophisticated designs have brought life to brands such as Smartwool, BOA Technology, Hope Hummus, Rickshaw Bags and Pactimo.

In addition to her commercial work, Debbie loves helping artists and designers overcome creative block through workshops and one-on-one mentoring.