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

(84 Results)
  • Drawing I

    Section 01, Robin Wiseman, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 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
  • Introduction to Illustration

    Dara Goldman, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — Mar 30, Mondays, 7-10pm

    From Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are to Audubon's naturalist watercolors, to Mike Mignola's Hellboy creation, illustration encompasses many approaches to making pictures tell stories. This course introduces the… Read More
  • Oil Painting Fundamentals

    Michael Peery, Ages 18+, Feb 23 — May 18, Mondays, 7-10pm

    Taking advantage of both the subtlety and richness of color that can be achieved with oil paints, this course provides an opportunity to explore how one's inner vision can be… Read More
  • 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