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Graphic Design

Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 13 - 17 | 9am-12pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-0157
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Today's music experience is much more than the music coming through your headphones. It's a billion-dollar industry comprised of live events, endorsements, trademarked merchandise and carefully crafted images designed for the artists and their promoters. Bands become brands, which graphic designers craft with innovative logo design, album cover art and display imagery. Using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, you will learn to create artwork and logo designs for album covers and merchandise for existing artists and for yourself.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: TBA (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Thursday, Jun 29 - Jul 2 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-1869
4 sessions | 12 contact hours | tuition $230 | lab fee $10


Description

Every film worth remembering had a poster that was meant to create excitement as part of an advertising campaign. This course is all about the movie poster: its history in the world of cinema, and how to create one of your very own! You'll take on the role of graphic designer as you learn about vector drawing while using the most popular digital tool for poster design, Adobe Illustrator. As you become more confident with the design workflow and look for the best combination of type and picture, your posters become more complex. By the end of the course, you will have created four original posters, selecting a favorite project for a portfolio-quality print.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 20 - 24 | 9am-12pm
ages 9-12 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-CHILD-2921-02
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Harry Potter and Hermione may have wands, but you have the computer! Discover the secrets of digital magic that professional artists use to alter source material, such as photographs or scanned artwork. Students create original work from preexisting sources and then, using the clever tools found in Adobe Photoshop, produce comics, posters and more. You won't believe the digital wonders you can create!


Instructor
  • Name: Rachel Villari (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 13 - 17 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-3745
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Whether you're designing logos for your band, your home page or a self-published comic book, you need to start loving letters -- or at least appreciating them. Letters have the potential to project as much distinctive identity as the groups, products and teams to which they are attached, but this connection does not happen by accident. In this type design course, you'll be introduced to the basics of letter-form, which is the key element in the process of creating logos and titles that electrify and excite. Discover how to start with a doodle in a sketchbook that is then scanned into Adobe Illustrator and perfected until it is ready for display on a patch, poster or drum head.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: Erin Murphy (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 27 - 31 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-3745-02
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Whether you're designing logos for your band, your home page or a self-published comic book, you need to start loving letters -- or at least appreciating them. Letters have the potential to project as much distinctive identity as the groups, products and teams to which they are attached, but this connection does not happen by accident. In this type design course, you'll be introduced to the basics of letter-form, which is the key element in the process of creating logos and titles that electrify and excite. Discover how to start with a doodle in a sketchbook that is then scanned into Adobe Illustrator and perfected until it is ready for display on a patch, poster or drum head.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: Erin Murphy (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Aug 3 - 7 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-0157-02
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Today's music experience is much more than the music coming through your headphones. It's a billion-dollar industry comprised of live events, endorsements, trademarked merchandise and carefully crafted images designed for the artists and their promoters. Bands become brands, which graphic designers craft with innovative logo design, album cover art and display imagery. Using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, you will learn to create artwork and logo designs for album covers and merchandise for existing artists and for yourself.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: TBA (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Aug 10 - 14 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-3270
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

Did you know that design can be used to bring about positive social change? In this week-long studio, you’ll be encouraged to harness the power of design as you use your own voice to raise awareness about issues in your local community or in society as a whole.

Applies to: AT, Y2


Instructor
  • Name: Dina Zaccagnini Vincent (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Aug 3 - 7 | 9am-12pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-3282
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

This studio course will introduce you to the fundamentals of design and the design process. Through a series of visual exercises leading to a final project, you will develop skills in creative problem solving by way of critical thinking and design-based methods.

Applies to: AT, Y2


Instructor
  • Name: Dina Zaccagnini Vincent (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Friday, Jul 6 - 10 | 1-4pm
ages 13-17 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-TEEN-3276
5 sessions | 15 contact hours | tuition $285 | lab fee $10


Description

From Harry Beck to Massimo Vignelli, graphic designers from around the world and across the last century have been challenged by the diagrammatic elements of subway maps. While there is no limit to the ways in which such space may be represented, the goals are always clarity and ease of use for passengers trying to reach their destinations via a city’s underground routes. Using vector graphics, you’ll study and recreate a classic subway map, and then make a customized version that you feel improves upon the original design. You’ll also generate a map for a city that has no subway, but for which you can imagine an ideal system that will serve its landmarks and points of interest.

Applies to: AT, YD


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)
Course Details

Monday - Thursday, Jun 29 - Jul 2 | 9am-12pm
ages 9-12 | RISD Campus | 2020/SE-CHILD-2921
4 sessions | 12 contact hours | tuition $230 | lab fee $10


Description

Harry Potter and Hermione may have wands, but you have the computer! Discover the secrets of digital magic that professional artists use to alter source material, such as photographs or scanned artwork. Students create original work from preexisting sources and then, using the clever tools found in Adobe Photoshop, produce comics, posters and more. You won't believe the digital wonders you can create!


Instructor
  • Name: Bryan Rodrigues (Bio)