RAM Workshop Series: Fall 2019

Choose the number of workshops you would like to attend. Pay that amount and attend that many workshops; attend the following workshops of your choice!  

1 workshop: $40 | 2 workshops: $75 | 3 workshops: $110 | 4 workshops: $135 | 5 workshops: $155 | 6+ workshops: $175

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NEW!! Open Studio with Joe Oakes (each studio date is a separate workshop)

Come and paint together, while working on the project of your choice. Start a new painting or work on your current piece; bring whatever you’re working on. Use the medium of your choice. Experienced art instructor, Joe A. Oakes, will be on hand if you would like some help or have questions. From time to time, there will be group discussions and demos that will be helpful to all. You will be inspired and enjoy the comradery working next to your fellow artists and painters in a fun, relaxed environment.

• Get help with your specific needs
• Work on the project of your choice
• Use the medium of your choice (acrylic, drawing, watercolor, pastels)
• Individual critique
• Fun, relaxed environment

Saturdays, September 14, October 19, November 9, December 7, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Flat-Back Case-Bound Hard-Cover Journal

Learn the basics of bookbinding and how to make a classic hardcover book. Bookbinding basics will be covered, including what tools you need to make your own books at home. You will make a hardcover book using book cloth and your choice of gorgeous papers from around the world for the cover and high quality, subtly dot-gridded paper for the pages to make the journal appropriate for all types of entries—writing, drawing, or bullet-journaling. 

Saturday, September 21, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 

Material fee: $12 due to instructor at start of workshop

Photography Workshop with Bill Thomas

Need a simple solution for photographing your paintings, ceramics, jewelry, or other creations? Come learn how to take fabulous pictures of your artwork using your digital camera or your camera phone using a light box and lights. Bill Thomas, Professional Photographer, has so much information to give! 

Saturday, October 26, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.

BRING your phones/cameras and one piece of your art to photograph.

Fused Glass with Ruth Wood

Learn the fundamentals of making fused glass. No experience necessary. We will cover glass choices, preparation for fusion, how to use a kiln, safety, firing programs, and more. Students will learn how to cut glass and create a fused holiday ornament. This introduction will get your feet wet and help you decide if fused glass will become your next obsession.

Saturday, November 2, noon–4 p.m.

Material fee: $20 due to instructor at start of workshop

Card-Making Workshop/Printmaking

With the holidays right around the corner, it is the perfect time to relax and make your own handmade greeting cards! Using simple relief printing and collage techniques, we will create beautifully patterned, colorful greeting cards. Participants will carve and print their own designs and add decorative paper onto card stock. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at RAM and walk away with a set of truly unique cards.

Thursday, December 12, 5:30 p.m.–8 p.m.