Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Animation Programs

(6 Results)
  • Animation Certificate

    Jane Kernan, Certificate Advisor

    Building an animated movie frame by frame takes a specific skill set. In this program, students gain the expertise needed to create original 2D and 3D animated stories as they practice their abilities in concept design, character animation and the use of computer-based tools, and … 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

(81 Results)
  • Videography

    Evan Villari, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    How do you capture images for later taming with computer-based editing and final revelation to your audience? This course introduces students to the newest camera technology that is quickly eclipsing… Read More
  • Drawing I

    Section 01, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, 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 24 — Apr 07, 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
  • Animation + Interactivity Using Adobe Flash

    T. Michael Tracy, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, Mondays, 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
  • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

    Section 02, Bryan Rodrigues, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 20, Tuesday, 2-5pm

    Whether images are scanned, photographed or digitally drawn, Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard program for manipulating them. This introduction to Photoshop focuses on combining, retouching and modifying images through class… Read More
  • Drawing I

    Section 02, Eleanor Sabin, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 20, Tuesday, 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