10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
1-day workshop: $45 (RAM Individual Members and above $40.50)
Risa Evans-Gettler, calligraphy artist and instructor, combines her education and career in graphic design with her lifelong study of Letter Arts. Risa's art can be seen in the Smithsonian Institution, national and international art publications, CD jackets, wine labels, and juried exhibits from Washington state to Washington, D.C. The pursuit of honing her craft has lead Risa to advanced and special-focus calligraphy studies at the Accademia Delle Arti Calligrafiche, Cittadella, Italy, St. John’s University via a Scholossberg Scholarship, the Marquis de Sentmenat School of Design, Barcelona, Spain, Princeton University, The Getty, and Huntington Library, and the UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Risa has been a featured guest on radio and television programs. Notable clients include His Holiness Pope Paul II.
SATURDAY February 10
Medieval manuscripts bedazzle the eye with magnificent painted boxed capitals of glittering gold, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, and other powdered precious stones.
Paint your authentic reproduction in a half-day workshop whilst learning medieval painting techniques.
SATURDAY April 7
Medieval manuscripts were adorned with sumptuous illustrations painted with precious stones and glittering gold.
In this Fabulous Foils class, we’re replicating the precious stones and gilding with foils. The result is your suitable-for-framing reproduction.
No experience required.