Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Foundation Programs

(3 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

  • 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

Foundation Courses

(20 Results)
  • Drawing I

    Section 02, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, 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
  • Two-Dimensional Design

    Carlotta Miller, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    Design is the discipline underlying all forms of visual expression, and an understanding of two-dimensional design principles is the basis for all 2D art forms. This course introduces students to… Read More
  • Letterpress

    Suzi Cozzens, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Nov 03, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Say it with letters. Nothing quite competes with the timeless and elegant quality of letterpress -- printing using moveable wood type. While the Gutenberg Bible is the earliest example of… Read More
  • Painting Portraits

    Michael Peery, Ages 18+, Sep 08 — Dec 01, Mondays, 7-10pm

    No other subject has intrigued and confounded artists quite like the study of the human head. This course helps students develop key strategies for achieving a clear understanding of the… Read More
  • Drawing I

    Section 01, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Sep 09 — Dec 02, 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 09 — Dec 02, 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