•   Nicole Michelle TULLY /   NG in Paris – oil on linen – 2017
•   Timothy STOTZ /   Atalanta – charcoal and chalk on dark blue paper – 2012
2021-2022 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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PHYSICAL COURSES: ARGENTON-CHATEAU and PARIS

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 are on hiatus due to COVID-19 until November 2021, pending general improvements to public health and global normalization of international travel.

Regular physical courses in Paris – in drawing only – are tentatively scheduled to return in November 2021. Online applications will be published and will restart in June 2021. See below for the most current information on scheduled 2021-22 Paris programs and their application deadlines.

To add your name to our contact list for an upcoming 2021-22 physical course, just find and click on its button in the course listing below.

Residential courses in Argenton Chateau are currently on hiatus due to COVID-19 until April 2022.

Regular physical courses in Argenton-Chateau – in drawing and painting – will return in Spring and Summer 2022. They will be enrolled 4 to 6 months in advance. See below for the most current information on scheduled 2022 courses in Argenton-Chateau and their application deadlines.



ONLINE COURSES: A NEW OPPORTUNITY

In response to the public health emergency and travel restrictions caused by the COVID19 pandemic, Studio Escalier has moved all its teaching activities to online only through 30 October 2021.

Refresh this Course Schedule page for the newest information.

Admission to our online courses requires online application and portfolio submission, ordinarily 4 to 6 weeks 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:

Online Course Title Subject & Instructor Program Dates Application Deadline
MAY ONLINE |
LIGHT on the FEATURES
the head and facial features, painting the portrait – Nicole Michelle TULLY 9 May – 4 June 30 April 2021
MAY ONLINE | SPRING BOUQUET flower painting, theory & practice – Krista SCHOENING 16 May – 11 June APPLY NOWapply-online
JUNE ONLINE |
COLOR for PAINTERS
observing and expressing color: theory and practice – Nicole Michelle TULLY 6 June – 2 July 30 April 2021


SEPTEMBER ONLINE | COLOR for PAINTERS


observing and expressing color: theory and practice – Nicole Michelle TULLY


5 Sept – 1 Oct


2 July 2021
OCTOBER
ONLINE | THE PORTRAIT
long pose portrait painting – Nicole Michelle TULLY 3 Oct – 29 Oct 30 July 2021


Physical Course Title


Subject & Location


Program Dates


Application Deadline
2021 AUTUMN at the LOUVRE 4-week program daily figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris 1 Nov – 26 Nov 2 July 2021
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2021 DECEMBER PORTRAIT DRAWING

portrait drawing from life + drawing at the Louvre – Paris
29 Nov – 17 Dec
30 July 2021
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2022 WINTER
at the LOUVRE

6-week program

daily figure drawing + drawing at the Louvre – Paris

9 Jan – 18 Feb 2022

3 September 2021
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2022 SPRING PAINTING painting the human figure
– Argenton-Chateau
14 April – 7 May 2022 4 November 2021
2022 SUMMER INTENSIVE drawing & painting
the human figure
– Argenton-Chateau
TBA 1 December 2021
2022 AUTUMN INTENSIVE long-pose figure painting – Argenton-Chateau TBA 1 May 2022

 

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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.

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.