Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Apparel + Fashion Design Programs

(5 Results)
  • Apparel Design Certificate

    Philip Sawyer, Certificate Advisor

    In this program, students have the opportunity to develop skills in clothing design, sketching, patternmaking and draping, garment construction, textiles, and critical analysis. The curriculum also provides exposure to business practices, entrepreneurship, material sourcing, merchandising, styling and presentation. Students learn to develop their own collections … Read More

  • Fashion Design Certificate for Young Adults

    Cathy Davis-Hayes, Certificate Advisor

    RISD has a great reputation for producing up-and-coming fashion designers and likewise, RISD/CE strives to make the world of apparel accessible to a younger audience. This certificate program encompasses courses that include instruction in design and sketching techniques as well as the basics of patternmaking, … Read More

  • RISD is committed to developing and sustaining opportunities, programs and networks that address the challenges, meanings, and importance of art and design in a global context, and prepare creative agents for a changing world.  RISD: Global Summer Programs is a collaborative effort brought to you … Read More

  • Summer is the perfect time to come to Rhode Island School of Design to explore new avenues of personal and professional artistic development, or to reach a new level within a current direction. The Summer Studies Program in the visual arts encompasses a wide spectrum of … 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

Apparel + Fashion Design Courses

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  • Young Fashion Designers: Creative Constructions  

    Candace French, Ages 13-17, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    The realization of a designer's sketched idea is the true challenge for any three-dimensional artist. Whether the artist works in marble or in fabric, a foundation of skills and knowledge… Read More
  • It's Sew Easy: The Course  

    Pat Ubaldi Nurnberger, Ages 12-17, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 9am-12pm

    Our popular one-day teen intensive workshop is back, this time as a full two-week class! This intensive introduction to sewing for beginners prepares students by giving them a strong foundation… Read More
  • The Fashion Collection: A Designer's Dream Realized  

    Pat Ubaldi Nurnberger, Ages 12-17, Jul 27 — Aug 07, Monday - Friday, 1-4pm

    Fashion designers can find inspiration for a collection from almost anything: nature, literature, pop culture, masterpieces of art and architecture, the weather or even geometry. This intensive fashion design "think… Read More
  • Drawing I

    Section 01, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 9:30am-12:30pm

    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
  • Drawing I

    Section 03, Taleen Batalian, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, 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
  • Surface Design: From Development to Market

    Adrian Burke, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Surface design has many applications in fabrics, wallpaper, ceramics, glass, tile, metal, fiberglass and resin -- yet it is illustration, layout design, color development and finishing techniques that form the… Read More