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

    Amy Wynne, 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

(47 Results)
  • Basic Drawing

    Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Jan 06 — Feb 10, Wednesdays, 7-10pm

    Drawing is the simplest, most efficient and most accessible way to communicate visual ideas. This course focuses on development of hand-eye coordination -- required for all perceptual drawing -- to… Read More
  • Applied Color Concepts

    Section 01, Carlotta Miller, Ages 18+, Jan 06 — Feb 10, Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    Color is one of the most powerful -- and complex -- tools at the artist's disposal. Bridging the divide between color theory and color practice, this studio course distills the… Read More
  • Human Anatomy

    Amy Wynne, Ages 18+, Jan 07 — Feb 11, Thursdays, 9am-12pm

    This course provides many tools for the artist who wishes to depict the human form with confidence and precision. Various conceptual models are used that allow for the presentation of… Read More
  • Idea Lab

    Lisa Perez, Ages 18+, Jan 07 — Feb 11, Thursdays, 7-10pm

    Brilliant people seemingly pull ideas out of thin air. Most people, however, need tools. This course helps to illuminate the structure, play and complexity of the creative process. Methods of… Read More
  • Materials + Techniques

    Liliya Krys-Burhoe, Ages 18+, Jan 07 — Jan 28, Thursdays, 7-10pm

    It is essential for artists of all levels to have both knowledge of and familiarity with the materials and techniques specific to oil painting in order to fully perfect their… Read More
  • Interpretive Painting Studio

    Susan Fossati, Ages 18+, Jan 08 — Feb 12, Fridays, 9am-12pm

    Prioritizing the process of painting rather than the content is the emphasis of this course, encouraging students to look inward and delve into a personalized interpretation and universal connection to… Read More