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I’m headed to Boston! The time has finally come for my studio art classes at Boston University. I’ll be staying in a suite with three other students and meeting countless classmates who, thus-far, have merely been friendly usernames online during our distance learning Master Program. My intense visit will include a Digital Photography & Printmaking […]

I’m thrilled to share a collection of engagement photos I recently took. We started off the day at the playground of the school where Heidi works, then traveled to Charlottesville’s downtown mall area to take photos beside the infamous “chalk wall.” Heidi & Dan also volunteer at the Paramount and were fortunate enough to have […]

If you live in Virginia or Maryland, you’re in luck!  I’m currently offering a 15% discount on all murals!   Whether you want a small image on one wall or a full room theme,  simply fill out a project request form before AUG. 31st and you’ll receive 15% off your total price! *Be sure to […]

In case you didn’t see yet, I recently posted photos from my first official engagement photo session! Alyson + Sabri are such an amazing couple ~ I could not be happier for them! { view all the photos now } while you’re there, please be sure to LIKE my facebook page!  

I recently met an incredibly talented individual who’s artwork and music quickly peaked my interest.  I’m excited to introduce: THE MARKET ACE. His artistic style is abstract, yet has a refined attention to detail. I love the fact that each time I look at the same piece, I see something different. The balance and contrast […]

I’m very pleased to present my very first online art auction!The concept is quite simple: 1.  A unique piece of artwork (created by dm designs) is posted here specifically for the online art auction.2.  A starting price and an auction closing date are stated.3.  Then, anyone can comment to the post with their BID (you […]

“Burnt” © dm 2009 Lately I have been toying with the idea of showcasing my artwork in an open studio setting, and today, I came across a very insightful article by Amy Wilson at Art Bistro. In case any of you have similar aspirations, I thought I’d share (and highlight some key notes):  .  .  […]

I am excited to share another set of color trends for summer. This board offers a bit of frill, sparkle and warmth while showcasing some amazing finds!  The day after creating this, without even realizing, I walked out the door in navy shorts, a pink top, and gold jewelry…. I had a good laugh a […]

Wishing everyone a safe & happy 4th of July weekend! In case you need some last minute party ideas….hop over to pinterest & view my board: