Rhode Island School of Design

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Even if you’re not an artist or full-on creator, there’s a class that meets you where you are. Create something with us today:

Start from where you are
OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP: COMPOSITION + SPATIAL STRATEGIES
The design of a painting is as important as the subject matter, and includes color, shape and space working together to add up to a cohesive whole. Spend the weekend taking on compositional exercises, ultimately building a unified painting.

Explore new approaches
SURFACE DESIGN INTENSIVE
Surface Design is the making of repeating patterns and designs for use in home decor, textiles and stationery. You’ll learn drawing and design principles, experiment with pattern and repeat, and then manipulate patterns in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Master something new
ESSENTIALS OF SOLIDWORKS
Discover the essential industrial design tool SolidWorks 2016, used by engineers and designers worldwide. No previous 3D experience needed!

Registration is now open for these classes and more. Classes begin throughout the fall.

Browse fall classes

Posted on: September 6, 2016

Fall is your chance to find out where your inspiration takes you. Kick-start your creativity with classes in 2D, 3D, and digital art and design.

Browse Classes

At-a-Glance Schedule

Ages 6-8, 9-12 and 13-17
Classes and workshops meet on Saturdays
1-day workshops: 10am-4pm
2-day workshops: 10am-4pm
6-session classes: 9am-noon OR 1-4pm

RISD 2D
Brush, pencil and color your way to artistic expression with classes in drawing, painting and illustration. The world is a wide-open canvas!

RISD 3D
Build, sculpt, sew it: Industrial design, sculpture, fashion and architecture … it’s all about taking shape!

RISD Digital
Gain technical skills with classes in animation, film and photography.