Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

All Courses

(358 Results)
  • The History of Product Design

    Matthew Bird, Ages 18+, Jun 01 — Jun 29, Mondays + Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    History is a powerful tool; a basic understanding of the history of design and familiarity with important design movements and designers is essential for thorough design work. By examining the… Read More
  • Drawing I

    Section 01, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 15, Mondays + Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    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
  • Color Theory

    Section 01, Carlotta Miller, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 20, Mondays + Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Van Gogh, Matisse, Titian and even Warhol were masterful colorists who used color deliberately to create powerful drama in their work. The dynamics of color are fundamental to virtually all… Read More
  • Sketchbook

    Lisa Perez, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 13, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    The sketchbook has a long history as an indispensable tool and repository for creative research and new ideas. This immersive course provides fertile ground for experimentation and spontaneity so that… Read More
  • Introduction to Painting en Plein Air

    Martin Smick, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 13, Mondays, 10am-3pm

    While the experience of painting "en plein air" (in the open air) is exhilarating and intense, ever-changing light conditions can also make it challenging. This on-site intensive course introduces students… Read More
  • Photography: An Introduction - Online Version

    Evan Villari, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 20, Online, ONLINE

    This course for new and amateur photographers introduces ways of seeing through the lens and makes plain the underlying two-dimensional design issues and visual concepts hidden within the photographic image.… Read More
  • The Candid Moment

    John Hames, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 13, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Wonderfully real, candid portraits of family and friends transcend basic posed snapshots, capturing a moment in time and preserving a memory for years to come. Students in this class learn… Read More
  • Ceramics Studio: Plaster Moldmaking + Slip Casting

    Jian Yu, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 13, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Typically used for the mass production of ceramics, the use of molds is a simple way to make multiple copies of simple or complex forms with little effort and consistent… Read More
  • Jewelry Studio: Stone Setting

    Jennaca Davies, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 20, Mondays, 6-9pm

    Like a fantastic frame for a piece of art, the right setting for a precious stone or gem intensifies its visual impact and beauty. This beginner course focuses on two… Read More
  • Papermaking

    Suzette Cozzens, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 13, Mondays, 6-9pm

    The art of papermaking, first discovered more than 2,000 years ago in China, remains very similar to its origins. This course introduces a variety of papermaking techniques, including preparing pulps,… Read More