KimDebling

Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Hi, I’m creating little works of art and sharing in case anyone would like their own versions! I often video my process or create during...

I (re)started my art journey in 2017 as a way to cope with being diagnosed with Stage 4 of a rare type of skin-based lymphoma.

I purchased a 140gsm case-bound A5 cloth covered sketchbook by Seawhite [affiliate link, you pay no extra but I may receive a small commission]. I started with a page saying ‘this sketchbook belongs to’, followed with a page where I clumsily drew a self portrait using an HB pencil.

I was bald from chemo, and pregnant.

What followed was actually a really wonderful time rediscovering art and creativity without having to buy craft supplies, without having to leave my bed, and where there was no pressure (except self induced).

I played with lines, colour, expression, styles. I tried portraits, still lifes, copying, imitating. I found ‘life study’ videos to practice gesture drawings and I followed a ton of youTube tutorials. I still do.

I ended up rekindling my youTube channel to include videos about art as well as life in general and my cancer journey. You can find my youTube channel here: Kimberly-Ann Debling

My work on this site is a mix of traditional art that I’m still discovering, and more graphic design based work which I’ve been involved with a little longer.

I like to think about how my art might be used so I try to make male-friendly work when I can, and I try to incorporate subtle, clever, funny or effortless designs for you to purchase for your home decor.

If you purchase, I’d love if you tagged me in any instagram pics! I’m @kimberlyannkd – please also see my profile and consider following me there!

I love redbubble. I buy far too many stickers for my sketchbooks and planners/journals. Plus I love that they print products as close to home as they can to save on shipping and import taxes for us!

My personal blog: www.kimberlyann.co.uk

  • Joined: March 2018
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait