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  • an abstract painting.

Remembering Elizabeth Gourlay

2024-07-09T11:08:34-04:00July 3rd, 2024|

(1961–2024) It is with a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing of Elizabeth Gourlay, talented artist and long-time Continuing Education instructor. In her 14 years of dedicated teaching with CE, she impacted the learning experience and creative practice of many painting and applied color students. Elizabeth remained delighted by [...]

  • Instructor Sam Horowitz in his studio.

Instructor Spotlight: Sam Horowitz

2024-05-24T09:42:48-04:00May 24th, 2024|

“My journey to RISD Continuing Education began when I was looking for teaching opportunities in the Boston area. I got the confirmation once I had moved to Alabama and, happily, the class was remote! As the instructor for Moldmaking and Casting: Introduction, I'm excited to bring what I've learned over the past decade in [...]

  • Watercolor painting of a crab.

Adult Summer Online Courses: Register Now

2024-04-02T09:22:51-04:00March 29th, 2024|

Early bird discount: Enroll by April 23 to save 10% with code EARLYBIRDCE* This summer, enjoy the flexibility and convenience of learning online from wherever you are. Stay on track with a certificate program, explore a new subject, or take your very first course in art and design. Choose from one of 60+ [...]

  • Group photo of teenage students and their instructor, displaying the clock prototype they designed.

Register Now: Summer Courses & Camps for Ages 6–17

2024-04-02T10:42:16-04:00March 29th, 2024|

Early registration discount: Enroll by April 23 to save 10% with code EARLYBIRDCE* This summer, join us in person or online for our art and design programs for kids and teens of all levels. Find inspiration in your surroundings at our full-day summer camps or maximize your creativity from home or in the [...]

  • A plein air painting in process on an easel resting on a path next to sand dunes.

Summer Course Inspiration: Plein Air Painting, Botanical Illustration and More

2024-03-29T09:28:24-04:00March 29th, 2024|

Early bird discount: Enroll by April 23 to save 10% with code EARLYBIRDCE* From plein air painting and painting sea and sky in watercolor, to illustrating botanicals and marine species, you’ll find creative pursuits that take advantage of the summer season. These summer-themed courses are enrolling now: Painting Sea and Sky in Watercolor Learn [...]

  • RISD CE instructor Colete Martin

Instructor Spotlight: Colete Martin

2024-02-29T12:02:20-05:00February 29th, 2024|

“My journey to RISD CE began when I taught an acrylic painting course in late 2022. I'm currently building a course on alla prima painting using acrylic paints (Alla Prima Acrylic Figure Painting). The content focuses on the human figure and portrait, painted in a loose and immediate style. Students will explore an age-old [...]

  • RISD Continuing Education student Chelsey de León

Student Spotlight: Chelsey de León

2024-01-31T15:45:40-05:00January 31st, 2024|

"My journey to RISD Continuing Education began when I was offered to take on a luxury interior design project internationally. At the time, I was running an Airbnb and one of the things I was responsible for was the interior styling of the space, which is not the same as interior design. As excited [...]

  • RISD CE student spotlight: Roxana Bergt

Student Spotlight: Roxana Bergt

2024-01-23T13:02:16-05:00January 23rd, 2024|

“My journey to RISD Continuing Education began when I graduated with a BA in Language and needed a new goal. What surprised me about taking these courses was the quality of instruction and help from professors while in a long-distance setting (Alaska). I’ve been excited and feel accomplished every time I enroll in a [...]

From A to Z: New Courses in Alla Prima Painting and Zoological Illustration in Spring 2024

2024-02-15T11:21:13-05:00January 19th, 2024|

Starting April 15, 2024, new RISD Continuing Education online course options will include: Alla Prima Acrylic Figure Painting with Colete Martin and Zoological Illustration: The World of Mammals with Charlotte Ricker. Students from around the world can interact with a reputable teaching artist, collaborate with classmates, and come away from the six-week class with [...]

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