Saturday, September 10, 11 a.m. – noon, Village Gallery
Susan Herron: Textured Surfaces
Accomplished and award-winning acrylic and watercolor artist and teacher Susan Herron will share her techniques for capturing light and mood. Most recently she has experimented with layers of acrylic paint to create lush and complex textured surfaces. Susan will demonstrate her technique of lifting and layering acrylics on an abstract background that she employs to create her portraits, figures, and animals. To view some of Susan’s artwork please visit her website susanherron.wix.com/sherronart.
Susan Herron is a Washington, D.C. area artist who has been exhibiting for more than thirty-five years. Her award-winning paintings can be seen in numerous private and corporate collections including those of Hewlett-Packard, Hughes Network Systems, George Washington University, and the Virginia Dominion Power Company.In addition to teaching watercolor for the Art League of Alexandria, Susan is a signature member of the National Watercolor Society, Southern Watercolor Society, the Baltimore Watercolor Society, and the Potomac Valley Watercolorists and has received numerous awards in national and regional exhibitions. Her work has been featured in “Splash 5: The Glory of Color,” published by North Light Books. Two of her paintings are included in the new book “The Artistic Touch 5” by Chris Unwin and also in “The Artistic Touch 4”. She enjoys experimenting with various media and feels comfortable using acrylic as well as watercolor. Her paintings are known for capturing light and mood. Recently she has experimented with layers of paint to reveal lush and complex textured surfaces. Susan takes great pleasure in teaching. She has made a multitude of friends and many of her students have achieved tremendous personal and professional success. Her goal is to give the beginning students a solid foundation of skills and to give intermediate students a creative challenge and the desire for a personal artistic vision.
All artist demonstrations are free and open to the public.