My illustrated ode to some of my literary heroes and heroines. I've illustrated some writers that make my heart skip a beat and make my mind soar. All my portraits are hand painted with watercolor and gouache paints over a graphite drawing. This is my little art ode to the incredible world of literature. Anyone else you would like to see? Send me (Debra Styer) a message.
A selection from the upcoming fully illustrated book, "Happily Ever After I Do", written by Valerie Chiappone. A not so fairy tale perfect look at marriage, and life after the big day.
The Victorian Era...one of my favorite periods of time. In a swiftly changing world, full of darkness and light, these are a few of my characters trying to make their way in a crazy place. They are all searching for some love and to find their place in the universe.
Seeking out small stories to illustrate and tell in the publishing world.
Illustrations of the sweet, or the horrible, the furry and feathered, the mundane and magnificent creatures of the world. Animals bring so much much life to our lives. Here are a few of their stories.
Turn your photos into art. Commission a custom portrait by San Francisco artist Debra Styer. She will be happy to paint a beautiful historically inspired watercolor portrait for you and your family.