Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Jewelry + Metal Arts Programs

(3 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

    Bryan Rodrigues, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 20, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Adobe Illustrator -- a popular vector graphics editor used by designers and illustrators to produce print or Web designs -- is particularly helpful in creating unique images and graphics that… Read More
  • Jewelry + Light Metals: Intermediate

    Kendall Reiss, Ages 18+, Feb 28 — May 23, Saturdays, 9am-12pm

    Working in precious and non-precious metals, this class moves beyond the foundation learned in Jewelry + Light Metals: The Basics to refine and combine a variety of jewelry construction methods.… Read More
  • Steampunk Fabrication Lab

    Jason Robert LeClair, Ages 13-17, Feb 28 — Apr 04, Saturdays, 1-4pm

    Gears, goggles, rivets, springs, clockworks and lace: This is the stuff that steampunks are made of, and the ingredients for this new design lab. In this project-based course we re-envision… Read More