Author Archives: dbkdesign

desperately seeking spring


it’s been a long winter, and it’s only the beginning of february! with meteorologists predicting yet another “significant” snowfall next week, the colors and smells of spring seem very far away. sigh…. yet, in my mind i am jumping ahead … Continue reading

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dbk design in the news


http://www.artsbusinessinstitute.org/artists/artist-profile-debrah-block-krol/ Artist Profile: Debrah Block Krol MARCH 21, 2014 BY ABILEAVE A COMMENT     Debrah Block Krol shares her fiber portfolio and talks about inspiration, technique and business.     ABI:  Considering your background as a fine artist, how did you start … Continue reading

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working towards a goal


growing a business, doing what you love is quite an amazing journey. i started small, and gingerly put myself out there.  as i have developed confidence in myself as an artist and in my work (only took me 30 years!), … Continue reading

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liberation and changing my vocabulary


i have been painting since i was a little kid. i was fortunate that my parents valued art and music and encouraged my brother and myself through lessons. so i studied oil painting, first with mrs. brown, then with miss … Continue reading

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special effects


to get ready for the summer months and summer shows, i do a lot of silk painting. and the more i do, the more i learn. this season i have been exploring a number of resists. basically these are any … Continue reading

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TAFA, the Textile And Fiber Art list


i love textiles and fibers, and i am not alone. i am fortunate enough to be part of several online communities that provide support, feedback and a sense of camaraderie. when you work alone, (and art is  a very solitary … Continue reading

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thanks!


thanks to everyone who came out to the arts and music festival in hoboken on a gorgeous sunny sunday! a great time was had by all–Next up i am in barnegat on beautiful long beach island in new jersey on … Continue reading

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