At the Old Aldie Rectory Design Studio, lead artist Donna Clark creates beautiful one of a kind limited edition note and special occasion cards, invitations, announcements, and miniature collages. By means of an ancient Chine Colle' technique and her vintage Graves etching press she designs colorful mixed media pieces using bits and pieces of paper, photographs and found objects.
Bring Donna your announcements, old photographs, letters, postcards or any other treasured memories, and keepsakes so she can bring them to new life or tell your personal story. The studio can make unique designs from your treasured paper and mementos. Perfect for special occasions and to record life events as well as personal gifts. Call, 703-327-3430 for further information or to schedule a personal consultation. Donna can work with you to create your perfect signature image.
What is Chine Colle'? Chine Colle' is a method that requires the use of two kinds of paper one durable which serves as a base and one which is lightweight such as Japanese papers. The image is printed onto the Japanese paper which is glued to the more durable paper and then run an etching press.