Tag Archives: artists

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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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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returning to my roots


i have been very busy, creating my signature collage scarves for upcoming shows and for galleries. i find my approach to these “compositions” is very painterly—my training is as a painter. it is like creating an abstract painting or an … Continue reading

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workshops are awesome!!!


we all know that education is key to growing and learning our craft…there are many ways to increase knowledge–tutorials, books, magazines…the web is alive with possibilities. but nothing beats a workshop– hands down the best way to learn new things, … Continue reading

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how a new design evolves


this week, i started designing a new line of necklaces—a departure from my most recent work involving¬† hand painting and dyeing silk. i have quite a stash of pearls and gemstones, and i had ordered some delicate sterling silver rolo … Continue reading

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dbk design arts is featured in power player magazine


i am thrilled to announce the dbk design arts has been featured in power player magazine. power player is an international luxury magazine that features high end fashion and lifestyle trends and reports. thanks to power player magazine! http://www.thepowerplayermag.com/Thepowerplayermag/Style.html please … Continue reading

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50 shades of chiffon


if you read my posts you know i LOVE color….every color! i have been hand painting and dyeing scarves for a while now and my current favorite “canvas” is silky, sexy chiffon. i love the way the silk takes the … Continue reading

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