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Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Drawing Programs

(8 Results)
  • Art School Preparation Certificate for Young Adults

    Cathy Davis-Hayes, Certificate Advisor

    It is never too early to begin the intensive preparation necessary to create a first-rate high school portfolio. Our Art School Preparation Certificate Program is designed for students interested in a future in visual art or design, and is intended to supplement (not replace) a … Read More

  • Children's Book Illustration Certificate

    Cheryl Kirk Noll, Certificate Advisor

    Aspiring illustrators are introduced to the multi-faceted world of children's book design and illustration while surveying the creative, technical and business aspects of the illustration field. With an emphasis on process, students develop the skills in drawing, painting, writing, digital design, research and development they … Read More

  • Drawing + Painting Studies Certificate

    Amy Wynne, Certificate Advisor

    Within the context of a structured studio environment, students develop critical skills in drawing and painting while exploring the intimate relationship between the two. The curriculum provides a solid foundation in depicting the subject and its setting, while providing tools for experimentation and self-expression. Participants … Read More

  • Natural Science Illustration Certificate

    Amy Bartlett Wright, Certificate Advisor

    From Lady's Slipper Orchids to Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, scientific illustrators must communicate accurate natural science information while applying artistic skills of design, drawing and painting. In this program, students develop the observational skills necessary for realistic depiction while honing artistic abilities to create visually powerful illustrations. … Read More

  • Crafting Sustainable Futures  June 12 – 25, 2016 Lessac, France   Contributing to the Domaine de Boisbuchet’s long-standing innovation in design and sustainability, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) collaborates with the site to offer a series of unique, two-week intensives that address the intersections of art, design, sustainability … 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

Drawing Courses

(81 Results)
  • Basic Drawing

    Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Jan 06 — Feb 10, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    Drawing is the simplest, most efficient and most accessible way to communicate visual ideas. This course focuses on development of hand-eye coordination -- required for all perceptual drawing -- to… Read More
  • Drafting + Rendering for Interiors

    Section 01, David Paolino, Ages 18+, Jan 06 — Feb 10, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    This studio course introduces students to architectural drawing, drafting and rendering, as well as their tools and standards. We cover topics and techniques that apply to most projects, such as… Read More
  • Human Anatomy

    Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Jan 07 — Feb 11, Thursdays, 9am-12pm

    This course provides many tools for the artist who wishes to depict the human form with confidence and precision. Various conceptual models are used that allow for the presentation of… Read More
  • Advanced Figure Drawing

    Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Jan 07 — Feb 11, Thursdays, 1-4pm

    For those with experience drawing from the figure who want an integrated studio course focusing on more developed and informed drawings, this course helps you take your figure drawing to… Read More
  • Idea Lab

    Lisa Perez, Ages 18+, Jan 07 — Feb 11, Thursdays, 7-10pm

    Brilliant people seemingly pull ideas out of thin air. Most people, however, need tools. This course helps to illuminate the structure, play and complexity of the creative process. Methods of… Read More
  • Materials + Techniques

    Liliya Krys-Burhoe, Ages 18+, Jan 07 — Jan 28, Thursdays, 7-10pm

    It is essential for artists of all levels to have both knowledge of and familiarity with the materials and techniques specific to oil painting in order to fully perfect their… Read More