Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Jewelry + Metal Arts Programs

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  • 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

  • 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

Jewelry + Metal Arts Courses

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  • Exploring Enameling

    Jennaca Davies, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 6-9pm

    From Chinese cloisonne objects to precious Faberge eggs, the classic art of enameling -- fusing glass to metal -- has resulted in some of the great masterpieces of jewelers' art.… Read More
  • Jewelry + Light Metals: The Basics

    Steven Gordon Holman, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, Tuesdays, 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
  • Color Theory

    Section 01, Deborah Forman, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 20, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    Van Gogh, Matisse, Titian and even Warhol were masterful colorists who used color deliberately to create powerful drama in their work. The dynamics of color are fundamental to virtually all… Read More
  • Advanced Jewelry Techniques: Wax Carving + Casting

    Amie Plante, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 06, 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
  • Two-Dimensional Design

    Section 01, Elizabeth Gourlay, Ages 18+, Feb 26 — May 21, Thursdays, 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
  • Color Theory

    Section 02, Karen Triedman, Ages 18+, Feb 26 — May 21, Thursdays, 9:30am-12:30pm

    Van Gogh, Matisse, Titian and even Warhol were masterful colorists who used color deliberately to create powerful drama in their work. The dynamics of color are fundamental to virtually all… Read More