Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education

Painting Programs

(4 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

  • Drawing + Painting Studies Certificate

    Michael Peery, 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

  • 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

Painting Courses

(36 Results)
  • Drawing I

    Section 02, Taleen Batalian, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, 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
  • Final Projects Studio: Natural Science Illustration

    Amy Bartlett Wright, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Students in the Natural Science Illustration Certificate Program complete their studies with a final independent project or by serving as an intern with a scientist. In the first option, under… Read More
  • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

    Section 01, Donna Salisbury, Ages 18+, Feb 24 — May 19, Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Whether images are scanned, photographed or digitally drawn, Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard program for manipulating them. This introduction to Photoshop focuses on combining, retouching and modifying images through class… Read More
  • Drawing II

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

    Building on skills acquired in Drawing I, this next-step course is designed to further strengthen and refine drawing and compositional abilities. Students explore the descriptive and expressive manipulation of materials… Read More
  • Drawing II

    Section 02, Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 20, Wednesdays, 9am-12pm

    Building on skills acquired in Drawing I, this next-step course is designed to further strengthen and refine drawing and compositional abilities. Students explore the descriptive and expressive manipulation of materials… Read More
  • Sourcing the Imagination for Drawing + Painting

    Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Feb 25 — May 06, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    There is something inherently human about the impulse to draw and paint. In this intensive course, students are challenged to work large scale on imagery derived from personal, imaginative sources.… Read More