May 9 Members meeting, Deborah Conn presents marbled paper

Deborah Conn creates amazing effects on paper.

Debby Conn tells about the pigment
DConn pulls her print of marbled paper from the bath
Squeegee the paper to remove excess water
The final print of the marbled paper

The membership meeting on May 9 featured a demonstration on Marbled paper by Deborah Conn

The meeting will start at 7:30 pm on Thursday May 9.

After a short business meeting, the ever popular, Deborah Conn will demonstrate paper marbling.  Her presentation of this thousand-year-old technique that allows the creation of intricate designs in floating paint. it is then transfer to paper.  The demo will include samples of marbled paper used to cover boxes and books and as an element in collage and paintings.Deborah has been a watercolorist for 21 years. She has shown in local, regional, and national exhibits, including a solo show at the Art League Gallery a year ago. Her primary interests are portraits and figures, and she has experimented with collage and other techniques to add texture and pattern to her work. Deborah teaches beginning and intermediate watercolor in her home studio in Falls Church, as well as workshops in marbling and watercolor monotypes. She has been a favorite among artists who have conducted workshops and demonstrations at VAS throughout the years.  She is inspiring and thoughtful in her presentation. Come and be amazed.

Bring your ideas and suggestions for the next fiscal year.  The nominations process is also open so this is your chance for input.

Marbling by Deborah Cann