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

(33 Results)
  • Brilliant Botanicals: Colored Pencil on Film  

    Alison Schroeer, Ages 18+, Oct 03 — Oct 04, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    Imagine the pleasure of drawing botanicals in brilliant color, with a technique that has the intuitive ease of drawing and the intensity of wet media (oils/acrylics), without all the mess… Read More
  • Painting Series: Foundations of Color + Light  

    Kurt Van Dexter, Ages 13-17, Oct 08 — Dec 10, Thursdays, 7-9pm

    Painting is an art of illusion; pigment on surface creates the suggestion of form, space or sometimes simply emotion. At the foundation of this illusion is the understanding of how… Read More
  • Brushing Up: From Palette to Canvas

    Harley Bartlett, Ages 18+, Oct 24 — Oct 25, Saturday + Sunday, 10am-4pm

    The small distance from your palette to your brush, progressing to a canvas/support, can be dizzyingly big without preparation. This introductory painting workshop taught by living "Old Master" Harley Bartlett… Read More
  • Idea Lab: Moving from Concept into Form

    TBA, Ages 18+, Oct 29 — Dec 10, Thursdays, 7-10pm

    Some artists begin with ideas, then move on to materials; some work viscerally and decipher their ideas and content later; some do both. No matter which way you work, this… Read More
  • The Art of Nature + the Nature of Art

    Barbara Voccola, Ages 6-8, Oct 31 — Dec 12, Saturdays, 1-4pm

    Here is a chance for young artists to emulate the art that exists in nature as they define for themselves the nature of art. Students in this course visit RISD's… Read More
  • Paint Masters

    Jennifer Ashley Singleton, Ages 9-12, Oct 31 — Dec 12, Saturdays, 1-4pm

    From the Great Masters to current newcomers in the contemporary art world, painters symbolize the ultimate image of what it means to be an "artist." In this class students explore… Read More