WORKSHOPS

Choose the number of workshops you would like to attend. Pay that amount and attend that many workshops; attend the workshops of your choice*! All workshops will run, regardless of number of students.

1 workshop: $40; 2 workshops = $78; 3 workshops: $110; 4 workshops: $135; 5 workshops: $155; 6+ workshops: $175

*Please pick the workshops you tentatively would like to attend when signing up for the number of workshops you are paying for; it is for the instructor’s planning purposes only. You don’t have to stick with the workshops you first choose when registering. If you change your mind, an email to cmarsella@riversideartmuseum.org would be appreciated, but is not required. Thank you!

 

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Photography Workshop with Bill Thomas

Come learn how to take fabulous pics using the camera on your phone, a regular camera, and by using an easy-to-make light box. Bill Thomas, professional photographer, has so much information to give!

SATURDAY February 3, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

BRING your phones/cameras

 

Intro to Screen Printing Workshop with C. Matthew Luther

This class is an introduction to the basics of screen printing on paper and fabric. We will cover the history and process of screen printing, photo-screen printing, multicolor-monoprint screen printing, and an overview of what you need to do for multicolor screen print editions. We will discuss the materials needed.

SATURDAY, February 10, 12 noon – 2:30 p.m. OR

SUNDAY, April 29, 12 noon – 2:30 p.m.

 

One Step Beyond Stick Figures Workshop

Learning how to draw is definitely not an easy task. It takes tons of focus and proper instruction can lead to better results. In this class, you will learn how to compose with line, shape, tone, and color in a class designed to introduce you to the basics of drawing from life. Using still-life setups and our environment as sources of visual inspiration, you’ll find out how to work with perspective, positive and negative shapes, and texture as you explore the use of traditional drawing materials. A great class for beginners!

TUESDAY, February 27, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

Japanese Stab-Stitch Bookbinding Workshop with Amy Spencer

Learn the ancient art of Japanese stab-stitch bookbinding. Stab-stitched books can be made in almost any size. Stab-stitching works wonderfully for binding collections of loose sheets of paper such as travel mementos or children’s artwork. We will go over some bookbinding basics and you will be able to choose from a variety of papers and graphics to create two unique, stab-stitch bound books.

SATURDAY, March 3, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Material fee: $7 due to instructor at start of workshop

 

Copperplate Etching Workshop

This class is an introduction to intaglio and copperplate-etching techniques from dry point to aquatints. Students should bring sketches, designs, ideas, or photographs to work from. We will explore the basics of intaglio from prepping a copperplate to etch to completing an edition of prints. We will discuss the materials needed for these processes during the first class.

SATURDAY, March 10, 12 noon – 3 p.m.

 

Fused Class Workshop with Ruth Wood

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

SATURDAY, March 31, 12 noon – 4 p.m.

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

 

Mixed-Media Workshop

Mixed-media art is about the imaginative use of a variety of mediums and techniques, including collage, paints, found objects, prints, photography, and more. You're free to experiment; there is no right or wrong way to do mixed media! Come have fun combining elements and see what takes shape.

SATURDAY, April 14, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.