Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

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  • 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
  • Textiles + Technology: Transforming Environments  

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

    Recent digital design and fabrication advances are generating a heightened interest in the relationship between textiles and the capacity for innovative large-scale applications and environments. In this course, students are… Read More
  • Drawing Animals: Structure + Texture  

    Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Jun 30 — Jul 25, Tuesdays + 1 Saturday, 6:30-9:30pm /10am-4pm

    Beginning with prehistoric cave art, humans have always been fascinated with capturing the form and grace of animals. Indeed, artists learn to create dynamic drawings by understanding the structure of… Read More
  • Welding for Furniture Design  

    Jim Cole, Ages 18+, Jun 30 — Aug 05, Tuesdays + Wednesdays, 9am-4pm

    This course introduces students to furniture design and the basic techniques of welding and metal fabrication. Students are exposed to oxyacetylene, arc and tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding, with the… Read More