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STUDIO ESCALIER is a private studio art school and international arts colony in France, founded in 2001. Designed and directed by artists for artists, it is dedicated to the contemporary classical study of drawing and painting from life.
Offering courses in English in the heart of Paris as well as in Argenton-Chateau (Poitou-Charentes), we are an international point of contact for professionals, emerging artists and beginning art students too, attracting artists from more than 45 countries and 40 different US states.
Anyone may apply, there are no academic or artistic pre-requisites to apply as a student. It is an open admissions process, based mainly on portfolio submission – a review of artwork drawn or painted from life.
Admission to our Intensive Courses and Special Programs in drawing and painting in Argenton-Chateau — and to our various Paris Programs including our Winter at the Louvre 8-week program — is by online application only. Entry can be competitive.
Online application is required for every course, 4 to 6 months before the first day of class.
Our student body includes: career painters, portraitists, illustrators, concept artists, animators, muralists, college art teachers, architects, sculptors, printmakers, graduate students, undergraduate students, serious beginners, and people who simply love to draw and paint the human figure.
To see our complete schedule of upcoming courses and application deadlines, visit the COURSE SCHEDULE page.
Every program that is currently accepting applications can also be found here on the HOME page.
Please pay close attention to the application deadlines below, and follow the links:
Click the course title above to read the full course description, and see artwork by faculty.
|INSTRUCTOR:||2020 ALLA PRIMA ONLINE will be taught by founding faculty N. Michelle TULLY|
Video content will be hosted on Vimeo, and available only through the Studio Escalier website. Demonstration slideshows and photos essays will be provided too.
Individual weekly critique and weekly group meetings will take place on Zoom.
A private Facebook Group will be created for those students who wish to post their progress and share their work during the course.
The Facebook group will be monitored by the instructor and participation is optional.
|CLASS DATES:||Section One: Sunday, 24 May 2020 – Saturday, 20 June 2020 (4 weeks)
Section Two: Sunday, 21 June 2020 – Saturday, 18 July 2020 (4 weeks)
Weekly online group meeting on Wednesday.
Individual critiques and group meetings will take place weekly on Friday and Saturday.
|CLASS SIZE:||13 maximum, per 4-week section|
|WHO is ELIGIBLE?||
Entry by application only. Anyone may apply.
|TUITION PRICE:||500 EUROS for 4 weeks
FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020
|PAYMENT DUE:||SATURDAY, 16 MAY 2020|
|HOW to APPLY:||
Please review the ADMISSIONS page for general information about the application process.
NEED FINANCIAL HELP?
New merit scholarships and work-study awards are now available for our Intensive Courses in Argenton-Chateau.
The maximum scholarship award possible is 30% of the tuition price.
The scholarship application deadline for the 2020 AUTUMN INTENSIVE is 1 MAY 2020.
Click here for full details.