Rhode Island School of Design

Continuing Education


(29 Results)
  • Advertising Design Certificate

    Gale Litchfield, Certificate Advisor

    Students are introduced to the creative, conceptual and technical skills necessary to enter or advance in the field of advertising with a focus on messages deliverable through print, broadcast or digital media. By developing skills in marketing, production planning and critical thinking, students learn to … Read More

  • Animation Certificate

    Jane Kernan, Certificate Advisor

    Building an animated movie frame by frame takes a specific skill set. In this program, students gain the expertise needed to create original 2D and 3D animated stories as they practice their abilities in concept design, character animation and the use of computer-based tools, and … Read More

  • Animation Certificate for Young Adults

    Ty Varszegi, Certificate Advisor

    RISD/CE's certificate program in animation gives students a glimpse of the industry and art that surround the study of animation. Participants in this program practice the craft with authentic tools and techniques that are both traditional (pencil and paper) and cutting edge (3D modeling software). … Read More

  • Apparel Design Certificate

    Philip Sawyer, Certificate Advisor

    In this program, students have the opportunity to develop skills in clothing design, sketching, patternmaking and draping, garment construction, textiles, and critical analysis. The curriculum also provides exposure to business practices, entrepreneurship, material sourcing, merchandising, styling and presentation. Students learn to develop their own collections … Read More

  • Appraisal Studies in Art + Antiques Certificate

    Louise T. Hall, Certificate Advisor

    RISD/CE and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) combine their resources to provide students with the theoretical skills needed to build a career in the appraisal of personal property, and to develop a more thorough appreciation of collecting fine art, decorative art and antiques.   The program's … Read More

  • 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