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Stationery Cards

Debra Styer (bluehourstudio)

The Hidden Mother

by Debra Styer

Set of folded stationery cards printed on bright white, smooth card stock to bring your personal artistic style to everyday correspondence. Each card is blank on the inside and includes a soft white, European fold envelope for mailing.


The Hidden Mother refers to a type of Victorian photo where the mom "stays" in the picture to calm the little child via bad camouflage. I just love these things...they are so creepy.

This little ode to the Hidden Mother was created with watercolor and gouache paints over a graphite drawing.

Marianna Tankelevich commented on October 23, 2012 2:31pm
wow! strong image
Debra Styer commented on October 23, 2012 7:29pm
Thank you so much, Marianna!
Sreetama Ray commented on October 24, 2012 10:38am
oh my! this is stunning.
Debra Styer commented on October 28, 2012 3:14pm
Thank you, Sreetama!
Rudolf Brancovsky commented on March 22, 2013 6:49am
Debra Styer commented on March 22, 2013 9:48am
Thank you, Rudolf!
no no no commented on October 10, 2013 3:38pm
Nice! I love hidden mother photographs!
Debra Styer commented on October 12, 2013 10:26am
Thanks Morgaen !
The Headless Fish commented on October 13, 2013 7:57am
I love your work. It's cute yet haunting, well done!
Elizabeth Tilly commented on March 31, 2014 10:09am
Awesome work! Love your gallery!
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