Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

All Courses

(190 Results)
  • Drawing I

    Section 02, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    For amateur and professional alike, drawing skills are fundamental to the artist's visual education. Through guided practice, beginning students sharpen their powers of observation as they learn to translate what… Read More
  • Two-Dimensional Design

    Carlotta Miller, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    Design is the discipline underlying all forms of visual expression, and an understanding of two-dimensional design principles is the basis for all 2D art forms. This course introduces students to… Read More
  • Human Anatomy

    Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Oct 20, Mondays, 7-10pm

    This course provides many tools for the artist who wishes to depict the human form with confidence and precision. Various conceptual models are used that allow for the presentation of… Read More
  • Children's Book Illustration III

    Emilie Boon, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    This advanced-level course focuses on in-depth character development and the creation of sequential art for children's books. Students produce sketches for finished illustrations and learn different painting techniques and approaches.… Read More
  • Letterpress

    Suzi Cozzens, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Nov 03, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Say it with letters. Nothing quite competes with the timeless and elegant quality of letterpress -- printing using moveable wood type. While the Gutenberg Bible is the earliest example of… Read More
  • Painting Portraits

    Michael Peery, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    No other subject has intrigued and confounded artists quite like the study of the human head. This course helps students develop key strategies for achieving a clear understanding of the… Read More
  • Advanced Digital Photography Studio

    Vanessa Ruiz, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 08, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Students in this course continue their exploration of the creative potential of the digital camera, begun in Understanding Digital Photography. The instructor reviews all aspects of manual exposure settings and… Read More
  • Sewing 101

    Anne Finelli, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Have you recently bought a sewing machine, but don't know where to start? This course familiarizes you with your machine while providing instruction in basic sewing skills. We review sewing… Read More
  • Styles in the Decorative Arts I: Ancient Egypt to 1800

    John Tschirch, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    History plays a critical role in the development of Western architecture and interior design -- from the styles, elements and design philosophies prevalent in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome to… Read More
  • Building Materials, Systems + Methods of Construction

    David Paolino, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    An extensive knowledge of building materials and their use in the construction of interior spaces is a prerequisite for the interior designer. In this course, we survey the impact of… Read More