Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Jewelry + Metal Arts Programs

(4 Results)
  • Jewelry + Light Metals Certificate

    Jennaca Davies, Certificate Advisor

    The Jewelry + Light Metals certificate program provides a broad-based introduction to and foundation in designing and making jewelry. Combining technical skills -- including digital -- with conceptual thinking, this focused program allows students to gain insight into and experience with making wearable works of … 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

  • 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 and liberal arts encompasses a wide … 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

Jewelry + Metal Arts Courses

(15 Results)
  • Jewelry + Light Metals: The Basics

    Jennaca Davies, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 20, Tuesday, 6:30-9:30pm

    An intriguing piece of jewelry not only attracts the eye, but also complements its wearer or tells a story. In this course, we move beyond appreciation to creation by learning… Read More
  • Jewelry + Light Metals: Intermediate

    Mariah Tuttle, Ages 18+, Mar 01 — May 24, Saturdays, 9am-12pm

    Working in precious and non-precious metals, this class moves beyond the foundation learned in Introduction to Jewelry to refine and combine a variety of jewelry construction methods. Students are encouraged… Read More
  • Introduction to Jewelry Making

    Section 01, Heather Guidero, Ages 12-17, Mar 01 — Apr 05, Saturdays, 9am-12pm

    Have you ever wanted to design and fabricate your own jewelry? This course (geared specifically to the young metalsmith) gives you the tools to do just that! Students learn and… Read More
  • Advanced Jewelry Techniques: Wax Carving + Casting

    Amie Plante, Ages 18+, Mar 12 — May 21, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    This comprehensive introduction to the process of wax carving and casting focuses on the design and creation of unique metal pieces. Wax's malleability provides the designer with a way to… Read More
  • Wax Carving + Metal Casting for Jewelry Design

    Heather Guidero, Ages 13-17, Apr 12 — May 17, Saturdays, 9am-12pm

    Create original metal focal points for your jewelry design in bronze, brass and silver. This class covers the basics of working in wax using additive and subtractive techniques with a… Read More
  • Jewelry Studio: Mold Making + Casting from Nature

    Jennaca Davies, Ages 18+, Jun 09 — Jul 14, Mondays, 6-9pm

    Nature provides an endless source of inspirational and practical patterns and forms for use in art making. In this studio-based course, students learn to make a variety of one and… Read More