Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

All Courses

(213 Results)
  • Digital Drawing Board

    TBA, Ages 12-17, Jun 26 — Aug 07, Fridays, 9am-12pm

    The computer is a dynamic tool for artmaking but, as with any other art material, you must learn how it can best contribute to the artmaking experience. This course explores… Read More
  • Pastels: Technique Intensive

    Michele Noiset, Ages 18+, Jun 27 — Jun 28, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    Fresh, pure and instant color -- without tubes to squeeze, paint to mix or brushes to clean -- is the hallmark of pastels. This versatile medium lends itself to a… Read More
  • Acrylic Painting + Mediums: Technique Intensive

    Mara Metcalf, Ages 18+, Jun 27 — Jun 28, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    Acrylic paint dries very quickly, requiring a "medium" to keep it consistently fluid and workable. The acrylic paint section of any art store can be overwhelming, however, with virtually hundreds… Read More
  • Figure Drawing

    Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Aug 04, Mondays + Tuesdays, 9am-4pm

    As Degas observed, drawing is not simply about what one sees, but what one can make others see. This course begins with an exploration of descriptive drawing fundamentals, making the… Read More
  • Children's Book Illustration

    Cheryl Kirk Noll, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Aug 04, Mondays + Tuesdays, 9am-4pm

    Explore the imagery behind the words in children's book art, from concept to character development, drawing to design, and media application to finished execution. Participants in this course develop drawing… Read More
  • Introduction to Industrial Design

    Amy Leidtke, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Aug 04, Mondays + Tuesdays, 9am-4pm

    Have you ever bought a product you thought you could improve, or wondered why a given product looks and functions as it does? In this course, students explore the broadly-based… Read More
  • Fundamentals of Oil Painting

    Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Aug 04, Mondays + Tuesdays, 9am-4pm

    This introduction to oil painting provides students with an opportunity to explore and understand this challenging medium. Participants become familiar with oil painting through a variety of assignments that highlight… Read More
  • Identity Design + Branding

    Donald Tarallo, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Jul 10, Monday - Friday, 9am-4:30pm

    In this course, students design an identity system for an organization or company of their choice. Students begin with creating a visual language and the core graphic elements, such as… Read More
  • Book Design

    Douglass Scott, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Jul 10, Monday - Friday, 9am-4:30pm

    The creation of books continues to be a vibrant area of design activity. Knowledge of book design can create many opportunities to design all kinds of books, and also improve… Read More
  • Textiles: Materials, Methods + Concepts

    Section 01, Harel Kedem, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Aug 04, Mondays + Tuesdays, 9am-4pm

    Transparent and opaque, rigid and flexible, linear and structural: textiles traverse all boundaries and disciplines. Focusing on the fundamentals of textile arts and design, this overview course explores pattern, color… Read More