Born on 15th December 1974 in Istanbul, Ebru Öztaylan attended Mimar Sinan Academy of Fine Arts, Stage and Costume Designing Department, graduating in 1998.
She started writing and illustrating children's books with her own series: Adventures of Deniz, published by Altın Kitaplar Publishing House in 1999 which is one of the major companies in Turkey. Till today, she has illustrated over 16 children's books.
Besides being an illustrator, she also worked as an art director in various TV series and films,and designed shop windows for well known companies such as Yargıcı and Abbate.
Öztaylan now lives in Istanbul, and continues her career as an illustrator.