Teen Courses

(Ages 13-17)

From figure drawing to sculpture to computer animation, some teens attend RISD CE courses for fun and enrichment, while others have a more academic goal in mind. 

RISD also offers the new Advanced Program for High School Students – an intensive, collegiate-level program for students completing grades 9-12. This immersive online experience is designed for students who are interested in pursuing art and design in college.

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COURSES FOCUS ON THESE AREAS:

2D
Design

Brush, pencil and color your way to artistic expression with courses in drawing, painting and illustration. The world is a wide-open canvas!

3D
Design

Build, sculpt, sew it: Industrial design, sculpture, fashion and architecture … it’s all about taking shape!

Digital
Design

Gain technical skills with courses in digital image making, animation and photography.

Art School Preparation

For students interested in a future in art and design, with an emphasis on portfolio development.

RISD Young Artists Teen Courses

Teen Courses

RISD CE Teen Courses provide a strong grounding in the visual arts and encourages creative and personal growth through self-expression. Year-round courses provide opportunities for teens to be with their peers who are energetic, creative and passionate about what they’re doing.

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Advanced Program for High School Students

RISD’s Advanced Program for High School Students is an intensive, collegiate-level program for students completing grades 9-12. This immersive online experience is designed for students who are interested in pursuing art and design in college.

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