RISD|CE Goes West(erly)

RISD|CE Offers Courses in Westerly

Students in southern Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut can now take advantage of RISD Continuing Education courses offered at the Westerly Education Center. The Center, completed in January 2017 and located near the rail station in downtown Westerly, is designed to bring together higher education, business, industry and community partners to serve the workforce and community needs of southwestern Rhode Island and the State.

RISD|CE kicks things off with 3 Spring courses, and more to come in Summer 2017.

Spring RISD|CE Courses in Westerly:

Foundations of Drawing
Tues., Apr. 25 – May 30 | 6:30-9:30pm | Ages 18+
Drawing is the cornerstone for all other visual arts disciplines. Get a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of freehand drawing; representation of objects and natural forms; problems of analysis, response, perception and composition; and technical standards.

Introduction to Painting with Acrylics
Tues., Apr. 25 – May 30 | 6:30-9:30pm | Ages 18+
Have you always wanted to learn how to paint? Explore the entire process from start to finish, using acrylic paints, popular among the great masters as well as contemporary artists. We’ll work inside and outside of the studio and be inspired by the beautiful surroundings of Watch Hill.

Essentials of Digital Photography
Thurs., Apr. 27 – June 1 | 6:30-9:30pm | Ages 18+
Need a little nudge to make the move from film to digital? If you’re a photographer (novice or intermediate) eager to understand the basics of digital workflow while sharpening your compositional eye, then this introductory course is the ideal opportunity.