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

(30 Results)
  • 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
  • Composition for Comics

    Ryder Windham, Ages 18+, Oct 28 — Dec 09, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    In illustrated storytelling, composition is key. This is apparent if you've ever read a comic strip, comic book or graphic novel and realized that you'd read the panels or speech… Read More
  • Animation + Interactivity Using Adobe Flash

    TBA, Ages 18+, Oct 30 — Dec 11, Fridays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Flash injects excitement and dynamism into a website by moving beyond the ordinary. It incorporates interactivity and sound into webpages, whether using scanned images or its extensive palette of vector… Read More
  • Experiments in Animation

    Carissa Abitabilo, Ages 9-12, Oct 31 — Dec 12, Saturdays, 9am-12pm

    Let's animate! This course exposes students to the many faces of animation which, at its core, is the art of creating the illusion of moving pictures. Whether it's one of… Read More
  • Character Builder: Gods + Monsters

    Greg Rebis, Ages 13-17, Oct 31 — Dec 12, Saturdays, 9am-12pm

    Thor vs. Loki, Hercules vs. Cerberus, Beowulf vs. Grendel -- among many of the featured players in your favorite movies, games and comic books -- came to fame long ago,… Read More