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

(40 Results)
  • Digital Drawing Board

    TBA, Ages 12-17, Jun 26 — Aug 07, Fridays, 9am-12pm

    The computer is a dynamic tool for artmaking but, as with any other art material, you must learn how it can best contribute to the artmaking experience. This course explores… Read More
  • Figure Drawing

    Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Aug 04, Mondays + Tuesdays, 9am-4pm

    As Degas observed, drawing is not simply about what one sees, but what one can make others see. This course begins with an exploration of descriptive drawing fundamentals, making the… Read More
  • Children's Book Illustration

    Cheryl Kirk Noll, Ages 18+, Jun 29 — Aug 04, Mondays + Tuesdays, 9am-4pm

    Explore the imagery behind the words in children's book art, from concept to character development, drawing to design, and media application to finished execution. Participants in this course develop drawing… Read More
  • 'Tooning Around: Cartoon Workshop

    Jill Palumbo, Ages 9-12, Jun 29 — Jul 10, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    This course invites young 'toonists to get funny, silly or scary as they get serious about learning to create their own cartoon characters. Using basic pencil and pen-and-ink drawing techniques,… Read More
  • Experiments in Animation

    Carissa Abitabilo, Ages 9-12, Jun 29 — Jul 10, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    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
  • Start Cartooning

    Section 01, Jill Palumbo, Ages 12-17, Jun 29 — Jul 10, Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm

    Young artists see through cartoon-colored glasses in their first encounter with art and design. This course acknowledges that reality, and introduces them to the basic techniques of drawing humans and… Read More