bluehourstudio

Debra Styer Art & Illustration

California, United States · 286 Sales

bluehourstudio

Debra Styer Art & Illustration

California, United States 286 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(107)

Announcement   Welcome to my Etsy shop! I hope you enjoy my historically inspired art and illustration! Please check out my new website at www.DebraStyer.com
Questions? Feel free to convo me with any questions you might have!

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Last updated on Aug 26, 2016

Welcome to my Etsy shop! I hope you enjoy my historically inspired art and illustration! Please check out my new website at www.DebraStyer.com
Questions? Feel free to convo me with any questions you might have!

Debra Styer

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Debra Styer

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5 out of 5 stars
(107)
J Smith Jones

J Smith Jones on Jun 22, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I LOVE my custom portrait!!! Is exactly like I wanted. I wanted something in the old Edgar Allen Poe movies that starred Vincent Price. Debra nailed it perfectly!! And she painted this portrait all from cell phone pictures of head shots only!!! Amazing!!!! She is amazing and is an incredibly talented artist. Will be ordering more!

J Smith Jones

J Smith Jones on Apr 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Love this print! And it was my idea! See my review for all portraits I have bought under my other fav, Edgar Allen Poe. Love this artist!

J Smith Jones

J Smith Jones on Apr 19, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Love, love, love this artist!!! I bought 3 prints, and they are fantastic! I have also commissioned a custom goth family portrait. Will be buying a lot more from this artist! My cart already has a few more portraits in it! Highly recommend this artist! Great price! Fantastic work! And extremely fast delivery! Thank you, Debbie!

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Starry, Starry, Night...Just finished this sweet custom portrait for a astrology loving couple.

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Reserved for Vanessa, Custom Portrait 8x10
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My watercolor portrait ode to writer and satirist Dorothy Parker. Now in the shop!
Check out this cute kid! Say hello to Alfie!
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About

Creating illustration to enliven the world.

I grew up in a small town in Massachusetts and studied illustration at Massachusetts College of Art. I moved to San Francisco in 1995 and have been working to make my illustration dream happen.

I started bluehour studio in 2010, and opened up my Etsy shop in late 2011. I've always been inspired by history and story telling. I have a deep love for everything vintage and Victorian. I love learning about different histories and people. As a kid, my favorite dream was to have a time machine, in which I could pop into different worlds, meet people and look around. Now my paintings allow me to do that.

As for the artwork itself, my work is pretty old-school. Each new illustration is created by first making a graphite drawing and then painting it with layers of watercolor and gouache. I keep adding new layers until it looks right and my characters seem to come to life.

Each painting is then carefully scanned and resized and then printed out on my fancy Epson printer. Each of these limited edition prints are then titled, numbered and signed and waiting for you.

I hope you enjoy what I do!

Find out more here:
http://www.debrastyer.com/

p.s. I also do custom portraits!

If you have any questions or just want to say hello, send me a convo!

Debra Styer

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    Illustrator and portrait painter, history nerd.

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Last updated on Apr 7, 2016
Frequently asked questions

How do custom portraits work?

How it works: Send me an email to get the conversation started and ideas flowing. You will need a good photo reference or two of your subject. Next, I will start on the sketches, send these to you and make changes if needed. When everything is Ok, I I will start on the finished piece. When all is done, I send the illustration off in mail to you.

Each piece will be created on illustration board and painted with watercolor and gouache paints.

Sound fun? Let's start a conversation...

Each portrait will take approximately 3 to 4 weeks from start to finish. Very complex pieces may take a bit longer.

About the Art....© Please Note

All artwork and descriptions are copyright ©Debra Styer. Sale of original artwork and/or prints does not transfer copyright or allow reproduction/distribution rights.

Thank you!

More Notes about shipping...

US Orders:

Orders placed from within the US ship USPS First Class mail. Orders usually get shipped 1 to 3 days after your order is received.
International Orders:

International Print orders ship International First Class International mail with customs forms.

International orders of originals ship International Priority Mail with customs forms.

Any customs fees or duties are the responsibility of the customer.

International Orders:

Please allow at least 4-6 weeks for delivery of your International package. (Transit times vary greatly by country). If you have not received your order in this time, please contact me.