A multifaceted art person, Deborah earned a master’s degree in Illustration from Syracuse University studying with C.F. Payne, Tim O'Brien, Brad Hamman, Bunny Carter, Bob Dacey, Vivienne Flesher, Marshal Arisman, and other art luminaries. Deborah's book on the artist and the environment (Illustrator’s and Painter’s Role in the Elevation of Societal Awareness of Ecological Issues) includes interviews with Dugald Stermer, Kinuko Y. Craft, Milton Glaser, Anita Kunz, and others, is also available as a talk and visual presentation. Deborah founded McKinney Levine Studio after twelve years in the Direct Marketing and Advertising business. After over 30 years as an award winning designer and university-level educator, she is now returning to her roots as creator of images with the formation of her company, Illustrate Ideas. She is comfortable with both digital and traditional tools.
Animation, Calligraphy, Caricature, Cartoon, Comps, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Figurative, Gouache, Graphic, Lettering, Line with Color, Logo Design, Mixed Media, Painterly, Photoillustration, Realism, Stylized, Technical, Type Design, Watercolor, Floral, Whimsical, Interactive, Concept Art, Film/Entertainment, Motion, Vector, Apps/Mobile
Humor, Adventure, Animals, Book Covers, Botanical, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Computers, Education, Family, Greeting Cards, Landscape, Music, Mystery, Nature, People, Portrait, Posters, Religious, Science, Sci-Fi, Sports, Toys & Games, Transportation, Travel, Wildlife, Feminine, Spiritual, Youth, Environmental