Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Animation Programs

(5 Results)
  • Animation + Video Certificate

    Evan Villari, Certificate Advisor

    Telling stories using the technology-rich vocabulary of film, animation and video gives one a unique opportunity to express a creative vision. This certificate program provides students with a fast-paced curriculum designed to give novices access to the field, as well as training for forward-thinking professionals … Read More

  • Animation Certificate for Young Adults

    Ty Varszegi, Certificate Advisor

    RISD/CE's certificate program in animation gives students a glimpse of the industry and art that surround the study of animation. Participants in this program practice the craft with authentic tools and techniques that are both traditional (pencil and paper) and cutting edge (3D modeling software). … Read More

  • Game Design Certificate for Young Adults

    Ty Varszegi, Certificate Advisor

    RISD/CE's certificate program in game design teaches students the techniques and design principles required to create their own interactive worlds. Students in the program use industry-standard tools to create the user interface and modeling of complex imagined virtual realities -- including fully animated characters and … Read More

  • Movie-Making Certificate for Young Adults

    Ty Varszegi, Certificate Advisor

    While telling a story using traditional live action movie-making can be complicated, this certificate program in movie-making makes the process simple and fun. The program offers students hands-on learning as they shoot digital video, write characters, cut scenes and record sound effects and music, with … Read More

  • Year-round, RISD/CE's Young Artist Program provides a strong grounding in the visual arts and encourages creative and personal growth through self-expression. Each course creates a dynamic environment where students build self-confidence along with a foundation of creative and technical skills. Classes are offered evenings and … Read More

Animation Courses

(77 Results)
  • 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
  • Digital Design for the Screen

    Section 01, Bryan Rodrigues, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    The screen is the entryway through which we view our digital world. This introductory but fast-paced course begins with the real hardware assets (processors, monitors, memory) needed for digital design… Read More
  • The ABCs of ZBrush

    Matthew E. Paquin, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Are you a sculptor frustrated by the clumsy (virtual) reality of 3D modeling applications? For too long, the practice of digital sculpting has required the artist to wear the equivalent… Read More
  • Drawing I

    Section 02, Taleen Batalian, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, 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
  • Designing Character: The Fairy Tale

    Eric Dusseault, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — Mar 31, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    This course takes a look at fairy tale archetypes that are at the center of some of our most beloved stories, and allows the artist to re-engage with them and… Read More