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 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. Thank you!

 

 


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! BRING your phones/cameras.

Saturday, May 12, 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

 

Long-Stitch Hard Cover Bookbinding Workshop with Amy Spencer

Learn the basics of bookmaking and how to bind books using long and link stitch. This is an elegant, exposed-spine bookbinding technique that lends itself to creativity. 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 blank paper for the pages. This book is ideal to use as a guest book, photo album, or recipe book.

Saturday, June 9, 12 noon – 4 p.m.

Material fee: $10 due to instructor at start of workshop

 

Woven Amulet Bag Workshop with Laura Ryan (unavailable)

Beginning fiber artists will earn to make a “loom” and will practice basic weaving. Using yarn, fancy fibers, strips of fabrics, buttons, and beads, we will make a bohemian/funky or sophisticated/fancy bag, depending on materials used.

Saturday, June 23, 12 noon – 3 p.m.

Material fee: $15 due to instructor at start of workshop

 

Mixed Media Domino Pendant/Necklace with Adriana Salazar

Use resin to turn a domino into a necklace/pendant with various alcohol inks, patterned tissue paper, and stickers, finished off with a bail for the chain, charms, and other embellishments if desired.

Saturday, June 30, 12 noon – 3 p.m.

Material Fee: $10 due to instructor at start of workshop

 

Copper Journal with Laura Ryan (unavailable)

Using copper, fabric, and ribbon, we will construct a 4” x 4” journal. During this process, you will learn to manipulate and form copper without a hammer and decorate the cover with alcohol inks or paint.

Saturday, July 7, 12 noon – 3 p.m.

Material fee: $15 due to instructor at start of workshop

 

Cyanotypes: Printing with the Sun with Robin Luther

Create beautiful blue-and-white photographic prints on fine art paper, fabric, and wood using the 19th century photographic process of cyanotype printing. We’ll paint cyanotype solution onto papers and other surfaces and print impressions on them in the sunlight by layering shadows, objects, and photographic negatives.

Saturday, July 14, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 

Printmaking Basics 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-mono print screen printing, and an overview of what you need to do for multicolor screen print editions.

Sunday, July 22, 12 noon – 2:30 p.m.

Material fee: $15 due to instructor at start of workshop

 

Digital Photography Basics with Robin Luther

Have you been meaning to "learn how to use your camera"? Learn the basic ins-and-outs of your camera and how to get the best exposures and camera control possible in this one-day workshop! We'll cover camera settings and functions, how to control color and light in your images, focusing techniques, lens options, and the best options for future image storage, sharing, or printing. We'll practice a variety of photography techniques in class to trouble-shoot issues that may arise and find solutions to your most common camera questions. Students should come to class with their own camera, charger, battery, and memory card, ready to shoot photos. 

Saturday, July 28, 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.