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

(47 Results)
  • Drawing I

    Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 15, Mondays + Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    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
  • Color Theory

    Carlotta Miller, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 15, Mondays + Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm

    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
  • Sketchbook

    Lisa Perez, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 13, Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm

    The sketchbook has a long history as an indispensable tool and repository for creative research and new ideas. This immersive course provides fertile ground for experimentation and spontaneity so that… Read More
  • Introduction to Painting en Plein Air

    Martin Smick, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 13, Mondays, 10am-3pm

    While the experience of painting "en plein air" (in the open air) is exhilarating and intense, ever-changing light conditions can also make it challenging. This on-site intensive course introduces students… Read More
  • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

    Section 01, Bryan Rodrigues, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 15, Mondays + Wednesdays, 2-5pm

    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
  • Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

    Section 02, T. Michael Tracy, Ages 18+, Jun 08 — Jul 15, Mondays + Wednesdays, 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