•   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
2024 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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Refresh this COURSE SCHEDULE page for the most current information on upcoming studio and online courses, news about our current course schedule, and how to apply.

IN-PERSON STUDIO COURSES: ARGENTON-CHATEAU and PARIS

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 upcoming 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 upcoming 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 2024. 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

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CURRENT AND UPCOMING COURSES

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

IN-PERSON COURSES Subject & Location Program Dates Application Deadline
2024 SUMMER
in ARGENTON – FIGURE DRAWING
3 weeks figure drawing with Toby HALL – Argenton-Chateau 8 Aug – 31 Aug 2 February 2024
2024 AUTUMN INTENSIVE
6-week program

long-pose figure painting w/Toby HALL – Argenton-Chateau
5 Sep – 19 Oct
3 May 2024
2024 AUTUMN
at the LOUVRE 1

6-week program
figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 16 Sept – 25 Oct 7 June 2024apply-online
2024 AUTUMN
at the LOUVRE 2

6-week program
figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 4 Nov – 13 Dec 7 June 2024apply-online
2025 WINTER
at the LOUVRE
8-week program
figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 6 Jan – 28 Feb 21 June 2024apply-online
2025 SPRING
at the LOUVRE
4-week program
life drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 3 Mar – 28 Mar 2 August 2024
2025 SPRING PORTRAIT PAINTING portrait painting in oil Nicole Michelle Tully
– Argenton-Chateau
10 April – 3 May 6 September 2024
2025 MAY in ARGENTON

TBA
– Argenton-Chateau
8 May – 7 June 4 October 2023
2025 SUMMER INTENSIVE
9-week program

drawing & painting
the human figure
– Argenton-Chateau


12 June – 16 Aug

29 November 2024

ONLINE COURSES

Subject & Instructor

Program Dates

Application Deadline
AUTUMN ONLINE COLOR for PAINTERS 5 weeks online painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY 20 Sept – 25 Oct 7 June 2024apply-online
AUTUMN ONLINE LIGHT on the FEATURES 7 weeks online painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY 1st Nov – 20 Dec 7 June 2024apply-online
WINTER ONLINE
THE PORTRAIT
7 weeks online painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY 3 Jan – 21 Feb 2025 6 September 2024
SPRING ONLINE LIGHT on the FEATURES 7 weeks online painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY 2 May – 20 Jun 2025 1 November 2024

 

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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 September to May annually.
See our DRAWING PROGRAMS in PARIS page for details.

We schedule 6- to 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.

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.

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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).

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.

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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).

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.