Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

All Adult Courses

(132 Results)
  • Adults
  • Drawing I  

    Section 04, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Sep 23 — Dec 16, Wednesdays, 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
  • Color Theory  

    Section 01, Carlotta Miller, Ages 18+, Sep 23 — Dec 09, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    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
  • Photography Foundations: Adobe Bridge  

    David Fleurant, Ages 18+, Sep 25, Friday, 6:30-9:30pm

    As its name implies, Bridge is Adobe's answer to one-stop image asset management. In this class, students are introduced to the product and given an overview of its functionality. Starting… Read More
  • Styles in the Decorative Arts I: Ancient Egypt to 1800  

    John Tschirch, Ages 18+, Sep 28 — Dec 07, 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
  • Brilliant Botanicals: Colored Pencil on Film

    Alison Schroeer, Ages 18+, Oct 03 — Oct 04, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    Imagine the pleasure of drawing botanicals in brilliant color, with a technique that has the intuitive ease of drawing and the intensity of wet media (oils/acrylics), without all the mess… Read More
  • Photographing the Still Life

    Richard King, Ages 18+, Oct 10 — Oct 11, Saturday + Sunday, 2-5pm

    Cezanne, Matisse and Edward Weston would all agree that the still life is the artistic subject with the greatest potential for the creative individual. The artist collects the objects to… Read More
  • Vampire Teeth Workshop

    Melinda Rainsberger, Ages 18+, Oct 11 — Oct 18, Sundays, 12-6pm

    The hypnotic gaze, the exquisite fashion sense and the TEETH: That is what has defined literary and cinematic vampires and given them their timeless mystique. In this workshop we consider… Read More
  • Collecting Art: The Gallery

    Vanphouthon Souvannasane, Robert P. Stack, Ages 18+, Oct 14, Wednesday, 6-9pm

    You don't need millions of dollars, a strong background in art history or impeccable taste to collect art, but knowing exactly how to get started can be intimidating. This class… Read More
  • Ingres: Spotlight on a Study

    Suzanne Scanlan, Ages 18+, Oct 15, Thursday, 6:30-9:30pm

    In honor of the RISD Museum's recent acquisition of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres's Study of Head of a Saint and Hands of Saint John for Christ Offering Saint Peter the Keys to… Read More
  • Framing Workshop: A How-To Guide

    Geoff Gaunt, Ages 18+, Oct 15 — Oct 22, Thursdays, 7-10pm

    A frame is as integral to displaying a work of art as the piece itself -- and a good frame can make it even more amazing -- but getting that… Read More