Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

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  • Drawing I

    Section 01, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, 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
  • Introduction to Illustration

    Dara Goldman, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — Mar 30, Mondays, 7-10pm

    From Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are to Audubon's naturalist watercolors, to Mike Mignola's Hellboy creation, illustration encompasses many approaches to making pictures tell stories. This course introduces the… Read More
  • Children's Book Illustration II

    Cheryl Kirk Noll, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 7-10pm

    Good children's book illustration is immediate in its effect, almost magically capturing a child's imagination. This intermediate course gives students the opportunity to investigate how illustration interacts with story and… Read More
  • Oil Painting Fundamentals

    Michael Peery, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 7-10pm

    Taking advantage of both the subtlety and richness of color that can be achieved with oil paints, this course provides an opportunity to explore how one's inner vision can be… Read More
  • Advanced Digital Photography Studio

    Lindsay Elgin, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, 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
  • Exploring Enameling

    Jennaca Davies, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 6-9pm

    From Chinese cloisonne objects to precious Faberge eggs, the classic art of enameling -- fusing glass to metal -- has resulted in some of the great masterpieces of jewelers' art.… Read More
  • Drawing + Rendering for Product Design

    Section 01, Jorge Paricio, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — Mar 30, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    This course includes the use of a variety of media, substrates and techniques, providing students with the confidence to render and draw effectively. As each rendering technique is introduced, students… Read More
  • Sewing 101

    Anne Finelli, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, 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 II: 1800 to the Present

    John Tschirch, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 7-10pm

    This course continues the overview of historical trends that have shaped both exterior and interior Western architecture. It covers major figures and movements in architectural and interior design from the… Read More
  • Building Materials, Systems + Methods of Construction

    David Paolino, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, 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