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2014 DECEMBER in PARIS / 3-week Drawing Program

“…an experience that exceeded all my expectations, and will continue to resonate in my work for many years to come.”

- Ronald Wilson, Chairman, Graduate Department of Theater, Case Western Reserve University

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LOCATION: Our next December in Paris – Drawing Program will hold morning drawing sessions in our Paris Program Studio in Montmartre, as well as offer critique of ongoing student drawings at the Musee du Louvre.

Please see our Facilities page for complete details on the Paris Program Studio.
CLASS DATES: Sunday, November 30, 2014 – Friday, December 19, 2014

Note: First class meeting will be Sunday, November 30, 2:00 PM, at the Paris Program studio.
CLASS SCHEDULE: Figure sessions with live model 15 hrs/week (M,Th,Fr mornings, and all day Tuesday)

One individual Louvre critique per student per week with faculty.
CLASS SIZE: 10 maximum + instructors
WHO is ELIGIBLE? Anyone may apply – There are no academic or other pre-requisites.

All December in Paris students enroll full-time, for the entire three weeks
TUITION PRICE: 1425 euros  for one 3-week term

Cost of housing in Paris is not included.

Students required to find and contract their own housing in Paris.

WHEN TO APPLY: The priority application deadline for DECEMBER in PARIS is July 1, 2014.

HOW TO APPLY: ** The online application will be available on this page on May 1, 2014. ** 

Review the ADMISSIONS page for general information about the application process.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

The December in Paris Drawing Program is a “hands-on” opportunity for beginners, serious students and emerging professionals, available exclusively through Studio Escalier in this location.

The course will feature a structured curriculum on drawing the human figure and copying after masterpieces of sculpture and painting. (15 hrs of life drawing per week; meeting for critique once per week at the Musee du Louvre.)

The sculpture halls and painting galleries of the Louvre are also open Wednesday and Friday evenings until 9:45pm for independent drawing.

Studio Escalier advises all enrolled students to apply for a yearly museum membership online (Carte Amis du Louvre jeune, professional, famille, etc ), to enter and draw in the Musee du Louvre daily, at no further cost. (Costs 15 – 80 euros for annual membership, depending on individual status.)

FACULTY

December in Paris will be team-taught by the artists Timothy Stotz and Nicole Michelle Tully.

Full-time faculty will occasionally work alongside students as fellow artists, producing both drawings and paintings.

See our FACULTY page for instructor biographies and additional portfolio images.