•   Nicole Michelle TULLY /   NG in Paris – oil on linen – 2017
•   Timothy STOTZ /   Atalanta – charcoal and chalk on dark blue paper – 2012
2020-2021 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

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

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

Physical courses in Paris and Argenton-Chateau are currently being enrolled by e-mail only. Please click the request-form button next to the physical courses listed below for more information about how to apply by e-mail.

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ONLINE COURSES: A NEW OPPORTUNITY

In response to domestic and international travel restrictions caused by the COVID19 pandemic, Studio Escalier is moving its teaching activities online through December 2020.

We are currently offering online courses, actively developing new ones, and revising our physical course schedule for 2020-2021 too.

Watch this space, more online courses coming soon.

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

(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:

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info (at) studioescalier (dot) com

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CURRENT AND UPCOMING COURSES

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

Online Course Title Subject & Instructor Program Dates Application Deadline
2020 SPRING ALLA PRIMA ONLINE alla prima painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY I: 24 May – 20 June
II: 21 June – 17 July
8 May 2020
2020 ALLA PRIMA ONLINE alla prima painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY III: 19 July – 15 Aug 19 June 2020
2020 SUMMER COLOR ONLINE color theory & practice – Nicole Michelle TULLY 16 Aug – 11 Sept

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2020 DRAWING ONLINE TBA TBA TBA
2020 COMPOSITION and DESIGN ONLINE TBA TBA TBA


Physical Course Title


Subject & Location


Program Dates


Application Deadline
2021 WINTER
at the LOUVRE

7-week program
daily figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 4 Jan – 19 Feb 2021 request-form
2021 SPRING COLOR in PARIS
perceptual color & painting the human figure – Paris 1 Mar – 19 Mar 2021 request-form

2021 ALLA PRIMA
PORTRAIT in PARIS
alla prima portrait painting – Paris 22 Mar – 9 Apr 2021 request-form

2021 SPRING PORTRAIT in ARGENTON CHATEAU long-pose portrait painting – Argenton-Chateau 22 Apr – 15 May 2021 TBA
2021 SUMMER INTENSIVE

drawing & painting
the human figure
– Argenton-Chateau
TBA TBA
SUMMER in PARIS PERCEPTUAL COLOR 3 weeks of oil painting – Krista Schoening TBA TBA
SUMMER in PARIS FIGURE DRAWING 4 weeks drawing – Tobias Hall TBA TBA
2021 AUTUMN INTENSIVE long-pose figure painting – Argenton-Chateau TBA TBA
2021 AUTUMN
at the LOUVRE

4-week program
daily figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 1 Nov – 26 Nov 2021 request-form
2021 DECEMBER PORTRAIT DRAWING

portrait drawing from life + drawing at the Louvre – Paris
29 Nov – 17 Dec 2021
request-form

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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.

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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.

For a list of tuition prices and payment deadlines, including policies on tuition payment, housing costs and refund requests, click PRICES and PAYMENT.

Need help? SCHOLARSHIPS and work-study aid may still be available for some programs.
Note: Scholarship deadlines are earlier than the deadlines listed above. See below for details.
 

INTENSIVE COURSES in Argenton-Chateau are enrolled on three deadlines:

a scholarship deadline (6 months before the first day of class)
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).

Scholarship application guidelines and deadlines can be reviewed on the Scholarships and Aid page.

Priority applicants enroll at a published, reduced price (approximately 10% discount).
Priority enrollees are also 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.

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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).

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

Priority applicants enroll at a published, reduced price (approximately 10% discount).

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

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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).

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

Priority applicants enroll at a published, reduced price (approximately 10% discount).
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.