Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

All Courses

(190 Results)
  • Fundamentals of Drawing

    Steven Hayes, Ages 12-17, Sep 16 — Nov 11, Tuesdays, 7-9pm

    Have you ever looked at a great drawing and thought, "How was that done? It looks so real!" This class uses an easy, step-by-step approach that unravels the mysteries of… Read More
  • Painting I: The Transition from Drawing to Painting

    Sean Riley, Ages 18+, Sep 17 — Dec 10, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    The close relationship between drawing and painting has evolved over centuries and manifests itself in many forms. This course cultivates an understanding of the immediate dynamics between the dry medium… Read More
  • Start Cartooning

    Section 02, Greg Rebis, Ages 12-17, Sep 17 — Nov 12, Wednesdays, 7-9pm

    Young artists see through cartoon-colored glasses in their first encounter with art and design. This course acknowledges that reality, and introduces them to the basic techniques of drawing humans and… Read More
  • Painting Series: Foundations of Color + Light

    Kurt Van Dexter, Ages 13-17, Sep 18 — Nov 13, Thursdays, 7-9pm

    Painting is an art of illusion; pigment on surface creates the suggestion of form, space or sometimes simply emotion. At the foundation of this illusion is the understanding of how… Read More
  • Young Fashion Designers: A Runway to Success

    Candace French, Ages 13-17, Sep 18 — Nov 13, Thursdays, 7-9pm

    Fashion tells us much about our lives, our values and ourselves. Why else do we make such stars of Karl Lagerfeld and his colleagues? Discover what it takes to be… Read More
  • Resources for Appraisers: To Collect + Conserve - A Visit to Williamstown, Mass.

    Brian Tierney, Ages 18+, Sep 19, Friday, 10am-5pm

    This program explores the subjects of collecting and conserving in the fine and decorative arts with guided visits to two of country's most respected institutions, the Sterling and Francine Clark… Read More
  • The Urban Landscape: A Matter of Perspective

    Steven Hayes, Ages 12-17, Sep 21, Sunday, 9am-4pm

    Drawing architecture is a phenomenal way to strengthen observational drawing, practice rendering three-dimensional form, and develop skills in seeing and representing perspective. Right outside RISD's front and back doorsteps, Providence… Read More
  • Basic Bookkeeping and Taxes for Artists + Designers

    Gary Metts, Ages 18+, Sep 25, Thursday, 7-10pm

    Money matters are often the last considerations in any artist's or designer's creative repertoire, but understanding and managing one's fiscal affairs is crucial for building a solid financial future and… Read More
  • Printing on Fabric

    Amanda Lebel, Ages 18+, Sep 27 — Sep 28, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    Combining printmaking techniques and textile design principles, this workshop introduces students to creating motifs (design) and working with basic pattern structures such as repeats, half-drop, brick and mirror patterns to… Read More
  • The Pencil Skirt: A Foundation for Fashion

    Candace French, Ages 12-17, Sep 27 — Oct 11, Saturdays, 1-4pm

    Introduced in the 1940s by designer Christian Dior, the pencil skirt is a flattering, slim-fitting skirt with a straight, narrow cut. Learn how to make this modern classic, and use… Read More