Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

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  • Encaustic

    Taleen Batalian, Ages 18+, Sep 12 — Sep 13, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    Encaustic, an ancient technique used to create commemorative wax portraits in Roman and Egyptian art, is once again a popular medium for artists. Also called hot wax painting, encaustic is… Read More
  • Drawing I

    Section 01, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 9:30am-12:30pm

    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
  • Drawing I

    Section 03, Taleen Batalian, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 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
  • Children's Book Illustration I

    Lori Surdut-Weinberg, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 7-10pm

    Who can forget the eye-catching illustrations of his or her favorite childhood books? Good illustration captivates and guides a child into a whole new imaginative universe with a sequence of… Read More
  • The Book Dummy

    Cheryl Kirk Noll, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 7-10pm

    Essential to every story is the "arc" of character, conflict, climax and resolution. Children's books combine both words and art to create a product that is greater than the sum… Read More
  • Photography: An Introduction

    Section 01, John Hames, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Oct 20, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    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
  • Introduction to Studio Lighting

    Shane Gutierrez, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Discover how photographers manipulate natural and artificial light sources to achieve a painterly color palette and the illusion of sculptural form, not to mention sharp detail, in their work. This… Read More
  • Introduction to Hot Glass

    Section 01, Bill Riker, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Nov 03, Tuesdays, 6-9pm

    This class takes place at a professional glassblower's studio for students to learn the basics of working molten glass, and see how this transparent medium both accommodates and challenges the… Read More
  • Gouache Rendering for Jewelry Design

    Courtney Jordan, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Oct 20, Tuesdays, 7-10pm

    Top fashion houses and jewelry companies use hand-rendered images to show clients a potential design, to serve as a reference for fabrication purposes, or to advertise and promote a new… Read More
  • Jewelry + Light Metals: Intermediate

    Kendall Reiss, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 7-10pm

    Working in precious and non-precious metals, this class moves beyond the foundation learned in Jewelry + Light Metals: The Basics to refine and combine a variety of jewelry construction methods.… Read More