Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Animation Programs

(6 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

  • The six-week summer residential Pre-College Program offers 16- to 18-year-old high school students a comprehensive introduction to the college art school experience. Students follow a college-level studio curriculum and live in RISD residence halls, in a full-immersion encounter with art and design education at the … 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

(58 Results)
  • Caricature

    Phil Oliveira, Ages 18+, Oct 24, Friday, 6-9pm

    Observe, twist and distort: This is the process for caricature artists who create illustrations that are at times silly, outrageous or even disturbing, but always clever. Students in this workshop… Read More
  • Essentials of SketchUp

    T. Michael Tracy, Ages 18+, Oct 25 — Nov 01, Saturdays, 1-4pm

    Start drawing, designing, and rendering your ideas with this free downloadable 3D modeling toolkit used for everything from architecture to jewelry to game design to 3D printing. This intensive workshop… Read More
  • Experiments in Animation

    Carissa Abitabilo, Ages 9-12, Oct 25 — Dec 06, 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
  • Armor: Design + Build

    TBA, Ages 12-17, Oct 25 — Dec 06, Saturdays, 1-4pm

    "The best defense is a good offense," or is it the other way around? Ask the Spartans, Tony Stark or any member of the New England Patriots who have all… Read More
  • Web Comics

    Phil Oliveira, Ages 13-17, Oct 25 — Nov 24, Online, ONLINE

    The Web has become the medium of choice for comic artists worldwide as the audience for online content expands and digital tools grow more versatile. Web comics are already reshaping… Read More
  • Digital Drawing Board

    Bryan Rodrigues, Ages 12-17, Nov 11, Tuesday, 9:30am-4:30pm

    Your computer is a dynamic tool for creating artwork but, as with any other art material, you must learn how it can best contribute to the artmaking experience. This workshop… Read More