Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Drawing Programs

(7 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

  • 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

Drawing Courses

(49 Results)
  • Encaustic

    Taleen Batalian, Ages 18+, Sep 12 — Sep 13, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    Encaustic, an ancient technique used to create commemorative wax portraits in Roman and Egyptian art, is once again a popular medium for artists. Also called hot wax painting, encaustic is… 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
  • Drafting + Rendering for Interiors

    Jorge Paricio, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 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
  • Digital Design for the Screen

    Section 01, Bryan Rodrigues, Ages 18+, Sep 15 — Dec 08, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    The screen is the entryway through which we view our digital world. This introductory but fast-paced course begins with the real hardware assets (processors, monitors, memory) needed for digital design… Read More
  • Human Anatomy

    Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Sep 16 — Oct 21, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    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