Course Description

Artwork by Beth M.

Painting is physical expressions of ideas through the use of materials like acrylic, watercolor and oil paint. Software like Photoshop and Procreate allows artists and designers to create in digital space while replicating the effects of traditional materials. Investigate ways that this digital medium can augment expressive mark making, value and form. Course prompts and exercises encourage experimentation while expanding on the building blocks of digital art. *This course requires a drawing tablet.


Students must be 13-17 years of age.


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Online, Asynchronous
Jul 16, 2023 to Aug 05, 2023
Online, Live Sessions
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Jul 19, 2023 to Aug 02, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $355.00 Click here to get more information
Drop Request Deadline
Jul 30, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Mar 07, 2023 to Jul 12, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 16, 2023 to Aug 05, 2023
Necessary Supplies
This course requires a digital drawing tablet or Apple iPad and Apple pencil. Additionally, you can expect to spend up to $75 (estimate) on supplies, equipment, software subscriptions, and/or books for this course. A supply list will be available on the course site in Canvas at least 30 days prior to the first day of class.

Once you have received your enrollment confirmation and logged in to Canvas, navigate to Upcoming Courses on the left-hand side of your dashboard. Supplies will be listed on your course homepage under the supplies heading. Some or all of your course supplies are available at the RISD Store.

Section Notes
  • This course requires access to Adobe Photoshop. Please visit the Adobe Photoshop website to check "minimum system requirements" for your computer before registering.
  • OR This course requires access to Procreate (for iPad users).
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