•   Nicole Michelle TULLY /   Phoebe – oil on linen – 2021
•   Timothy STOTZ /   Catherine (Manhattan Avenue) – charcoal & chalk on green paper – 2010
•   Nicole Michelle TULLY /   Florence's Ear – oil on linen – 2021
•   Timothy STOTZ /   Daphne's Ear – charcoal & chalk on frost blue paper – 2019
•   Nicole Michelle TULLY /   Flower Pot with Garlic – oil on linen – 2020
•   Timothy STOTZ /   Brooke (detail) – Roché pastel on frost blue paper – 2009
2022-2023 COURSE SCHEDULE and Application Deadlines

“There are not two arts, there is only one: it’s the one whose foundation is eternal and natural beauty.”

“Il n’y a pas deux arts, il n’y en a qu’un: c’est celui qui a pour fondement le beau éternel et naturel.” – Ingres

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

Refresh this COURSE SCHEDULE page for the most current information on upcoming studio and online courses, news about our 2022-23 course schedule, and how to apply.

IN-PERSON STUDIO COURSES: ARGENTON-CHATEAU and PARIS

NOTE: Our normal admissions process for 2022-23 studio courses in Paris and Argenton Chateau restarted on 1st October 2021 thanks to new COVID-19 vaccination requirements for travel to France and inside France.

Our upcoming in-person course schedule including subject, location, program dates and application deadlines are listed below in chronological order.

Admission to in-person studio courses in Paris and Argenton-Chateau requires online application and portfolio submission. The normal deadline for application to studio courses is 4 to 6 months before the first day of class.

In-person studio courses in Paris – in drawing only – are enrolled 4 to 6 months in advance. See below for the most current information on scheduled 2022-23 Paris programs and their online application deadlines.

In-person studio courses in Argenton-Chateau – in drawing and painting – are enrolled 4 to 6 months in advance. See below for the most current information on scheduled 2022-23 courses in Argenton-Chateau and their application deadlines.


ONLINE COURSES: WORLDWIDE

Our online courses were first created in response to demand in May 2020, and online courses will continue through the end of 2023. We enroll online students worldwide.

Admission to our online courses requires online application and portfolio submission, ordinarily 3 months before the first day of the class.

New online courses currently accepting applications are indicated below by the apply-online button.


CAN I APPLY BEFORE THE DEADLINE, CAN I APPLY AFTER THE DEADLINE?

All applications are reviewed at the deadline, not before. Notifications are normally made and courses are enrolled at that time.

If any seats re-open or remain open after the deadline, click on the alternate-button button.

Note: If you have any questions or wish to request an application form via e-mail, write us at:

info (at) studioescalier (dot) com

––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

CURRENT AND UPCOMING COURSES

For a full course description, including price, faculty, class size and eligibility, click any course title:

COURSE TITLE Subject & Location Program Dates Application Deadline
AUTUMN ONLINE 2 THE PORTRAIT 7-week online portrait painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY 30 Oct – 16 Dec 2 September 2022apply-online
2023 WINTER
at the LOUVRE
8-week program
figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 9 Jan – 3 March 2 September 2022apply-online
WINTER ONLINE LIGHT on the FEATURES 7-week online painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY 2 Jan – 17 Feb 2 September 2022apply-online

SPRING PORTRAIT
at the LOUVRE

Drawing Program

3-weeks portrait drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris

13 March – 31 March

30 September 2022apply-online
SPRING PAINTING:
COLOR to COMPOSITION

color & composition with visiting faculty
– Argenton-Chateau
9 March-29 April 7 October 2022
SPRING PORTRAIT PAINTING
3 weeks of portrait painting
– Argenton-Chateau
4 May – 27 May 4 November 2022apply-online
2023 SUMMER INTENSIVE
10-week program


drawing & painting
the human figure
– Argenton-Chateau


1 June – 18 Aug

2 December 2022

2023 AUTUMN INTENSIVE
6-week program


long-pose figure painting
– Argenton-Chateau


31 Aug – 13 Oct

3 March 2023

2023 AUTUMN ONLINE 7-weeks online TBA – Nicole Michelle TULLY 3 Sept – 20 Oct 5 May 2023
2023 AUTUMN
at the LOUVRE

8-week program
figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 25 Sept – 1st Dec 2 June 2023

 

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

COURSE SCHEDULE – GENERAL OVERVIEW

Studio Escalier operates school studios in Paris, as well as in Argenton-Chateau, France (2.5 hrs southwest of Paris). The course schedule on this page includes ALL upcoming courses in both locations.

We currently only schedule drawing programs in Paris, from October to April annually.
See our DRAWING PROGRAMS in PARIS page for details.

We schedule 6-week, 8-week and 12-week courses in drawing and painting at our campus in Argenton-Chateau, between May and October annually. See our INTENSIVE COURSES page for a more detailed description.

We schedule up to five special programs annually in figure drawing, figure painting, portrait painting or other topics, that may be held in either location. See our SPECIAL PROGRAMS to learn more about what’s planned for the coming year.

See our FACILITIES page for details about our different studio locations.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

APPLICATION DEADLINES

The priority application deadline for every course is 4 to 6 months before the first day of class.
Not all courses are fully enrolled by the priority deadline, and alternates may be needed in case of cancellations.

The application process and its procedures are fully described on the ADMISSIONS page.

To see the tuition price and payment deadline for any course, including policies on tuition payment, housing, and refunds, click the course title above and then click APPLY ONLINE. All price and payment policy information is now included in each course’s online application form.

Our INTENSIVE COURSES in Argenton-Chateau are enrolled on two deadlines:

a priority deadline (5 months before the first day of class), and
a final deadline (if needed, 2 months before the first day of class).

Priority enrollees are given first housing preference, in the order applications are received.

Final applicants are enrolled at the full tuition price, after the student cancellation/refund deadline has passed, in the event of last-minute cancellations or other unexpected availability.

Note: There are currently no scholarships or student aid available for courses in Argenton Chateau.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

DRAWING PROGRAMS in PARIS are enrolled on two deadlines:

a priority deadline (5 months before the first day of class), and
a final deadline (if needed, 2 months before the first day of class).

Final applicants are enrolled at the full tuition price, after the student cancellation/refund deadline has passed, in the event of last-minute cancellation or other unexpected availability.

Note: There are currently no scholarships or student aid available for any Paris drawing programs.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

SPECIAL PROGRAMS are enrolled on two deadlines:

a priority deadline (4 to 6 months before the first day of class), and
a final deadline (if needed, 10 to 12 weeks before the first day of class).

In Argenton-Chateau, priority students are given first housing preference, in the order applications are received.

Final applicants are enrolled at the full tuition price, after the student cancellation/refund deadline has passed.

Note: There are no scholarships or student aid available for any Special Programs.