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Established in 2001 by Timothy Stotz, Anthony Ryder and Nicole Michelle Tully, Studio Escalier is an independent, private, studio art school and international arts colony. Studio Escalier offers intensive art courses to both French and international students in Argenton-Chateau (now Argenton-les-Vallées), a commune in the Deux-Sèvres department in the Poitou-Charentes region of Western France, and drawing programs in Montmartre (18th Arrondissement), Paris. Occasionally, we invite select visiting faculty to offer courses. All course lectures are delivered in English. Our student body has represented 30 different countries, more than 25 major cities worldwide, as well as 35 US states. 

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Our studio facilities and lectures in Paris, as well as our campus in Argenton-Chateau are not open to the general public. Personal interviews and telephone interviews are not a part of the admissions process. All enrollment and administration is done via the internet. Please contact us for any further information via the Contact Form below.

Drawing & Painting Programs:

* Paris Drawing Programs:
- December in Paris - Drawing Program 2011: 20 hours life-drawing and 9 daylight hours at the Louvre per week (3-week program)
- Winter at the Lourve 2012 (9-week Drawing Intensive)

* Intensive Drawing & Painting Courses in Argenton-Chateau:

- 2011 Summer Intensive (12-weeks, drawing & painting, 6 hours daily)
- 2011 Autumn Intensive (8-weeks, short- & long-pose painting, 6 hours daily)

* Special Painting Programs in Argenton-Chateau (3-weeks):

- November 2011 Alla Prima Studio (3-weeks alla prima painting in Argenton-Chateau)
- Spring 2012 Still Life Studio (3-weeks still-life painting in Argenton-Chateau)
- Spring 2012 Figure Painting in Oil (Figure painting in Argenton-Chateau)

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Pauline Fraisse Art & Culture
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in Central Paris (11th Arrondissement), Pauline Fraisse Art & Culture provides a range of year-round and summer art, drawing and painting courses to students from around the world.

Courses are taught in English and French for adults, art students, part-time artists, and children from beginner to advanced levels.

Mediums include drawing with colored pens & pencil/ ink, sketching with pencil, watercolor painting, acrylic painting, mixed media & oil painting.

We teach you how to make your own "travel sketchbooks", how to illustrate stories, how to develop painting and creative skills in a fun and pleasant way.

Subjects and themes include traditional French architecture, modern architecture, modern life, real life, still life, motion, imagination.

Some classes take place at the studio, while most are outdoor workshops taking place in different areas of the city each time.
Art Classes in Paris for Adults & Children:
- For beginner to advanced level

- 4-hour workshops in Paris, throughout the year
- 3-hour workshops in-class and throughout Paris
- Regular 1-day "Drawing and Writing around Paris" workshops
- Private classes / Customized lessons for adults, professional artists, art students, families..
- Private classes at the Louvre (unavailable in July & August)
- Customized Classes for groups of 1-3 children
- Painting day-trips in Giverny (home of Claude Monet in northern France)
- Corporate / Team Building workshops
Gastro Academy at the French House Party, Carcassonne
Courses / Programs
• The Gastro Academy at The French House Party is a high-calibre residential French cookery school near the beautiful and historic city of Carcassonne, in the Languedoc-Roussillon area of South West France.

• Carcassonne is only 50 miles from Toulouse which has an international airport. Ryanair also fly directly to Carcassonne from the UK, Ireland, Belgium, and Paris Beauvais international airport. 

• Gastro Academy provides all-inclusive cooking holidays for individuals and groups from around the world.

• Cookery classes, taught in English and French, are suitable for anyone passionate about food (from beginners to experienced cooks).

• Our culinary vacations combine superb accommodation, top-quality food, and award-winning Michelin-star French chefs as course tutors.

• We offer scheduled French cooking vacations through Spring, Summer and Autumn, and also tailor-make cookery holidays for groups of 6 or more food & wine enthusiasts, culinary students, hospitality professionals and seniors.

• Recommended in the book “The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life”, French House Party offers superior residential learning courses at an 8-bedroomed house with swimming pool, tennis court and boules pitch.

Testimonial:
"Twenty-one hours of French cooking lessons over the course of six days, given by two famous French chefs and voila: I am confident in having mastered the art of French cooking."
- Charlene Peters, examiner.com
Residential Cooking Courses:

 Cuisine in Brief:
3-day course offered at different times during Summer and Autumn 2018.

 Gourmet Explorer:
6-day course offered at different times during Summer and Autumn 2018.

 Advanced Gourmet Explorer:
Unique 7-day break offered in Autumn.

• Just Desserts – Chocolate & Patisserie:
3-day dessert cooking course.

• Cancer-Kicking Cookery Course:
4-day all-inclusive residential cookery course.
Ducasse Education, Paris
Courses / Programs
• Discover the world of culinary arts with renowned chefs! Situated in Argenteuil near Paris, Ducasse Education is a leading culinary and pastry school, established by the world-famous chef Alain Ducasse.

• Ducasse Education provides intensive year-round and summer programs for French students, international students, beginner chefs, practicing cooks and continuing education for professional chefs.

• Taught in English or French, the intensive programs combine theory with a high rate of hands-on practice. In our professional culinary programs, students have the opportunity to take part in an internship in a French restaurant selected by Ducasse Education.

• Our programs cover all of the essential functional culinary skills. In addition, they provide in-depth knowledge of products, seasonal availability, nutritional value, preparation methods, health & safety aspects, and applicable technologies.

• Ducasse Education was founded by Alain Ducasse - the legendary award-winning chef, whose restaurants had a combined total of 21 Michelin stars in 2014.

• Culinary students and chefs have benefited from the highest level of instruction at Ducasse Education.

• We also have a training center in Yssingeaux, in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.

Student Testimonial:
"The small class size allowed for close interaction with chef instructors. We used the best products, and made interesting recipes. I found each day to be a unique and rewarding challenge."
- Christian, USA
Professional Culinary Arts Programs:

• Culinary Arts Diploma: 5-month skills-building + 3-month internship (taught in English & French)

• Superior Culinary Arts Diploma: 3-month skills-building + 3-month internship (taught in English)

• Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts: 3-year program (in English & French, with two 5-month internships)

Pastry Arts Programs:
• Bachelor Degree in French Pastry Arts (3 years)
• Pastry Arts / Superior Pastry Arts Program
• French Chocolate & Confectionery Arts
• French Bakery Arts
• French Pastry Campus (Summer & Spring)
EEGP - European School for Advertising & Graphic Design
Courses / Programs
EEGP - European School for Advertising & Graphic Design is a private techical higher education school located in Angers, France. EEGP provides training in the fields of illustration, cartoon-strips, computer graphics, multimedia and animation. The minimum age to take the EEGP admission process is 17 years old. The equivalent to French baccalaureate is required for an entry at EEGP. Applicants must have special skills in drawing and arts and obviously they must show their strong interest.

Foreign students are welcomed and are selected just the same way as the French student. Besides, they must be proficient enough in French to attend the course. Students who have previously been studying in the same subjects may be interviewed for a special entry in the 2nd year course.
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Graphic Design; International Course ( Graphic Design,French as a foreign language, Art and advertising knowledges); Multimedia Course (Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXpress, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Golive, InDesign, Autocad, 3Dsmax). BTS Communication visuelle
Paris American Academy
Courses / Programs
Paris American Academy (PAA) is an accredited private institution of higher learning offering bachelor degree, semester abroad and summer programs in Fashion, Fine Arts and Interior Design to students from around the world searching for quality career education in these fields.

Established in 1965 by Richard Roy, PAA is located less than a kilometer from Notre-Dame Cathedral in the famous Latin Quarter of Paris, France. All of our programs are taught in English.

During their studies, students can benefit from a French language course integrated into their program.

We also offer a four-week English language course for international students and native French students at elementary to advanced levels of English. The course is designed to prepare them for further studies in English-speaking institutions.

The Paris American Academy is registered by the Académie de Paris, as a private institution of higher learning under the 12 July 1875 jurisdiction.

Our semester abroad programs are available either during the fall or spring semester, and university credits can be earned on the semester programs for transfer to colleges and universities on both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
- 3-year Bachelor Degree courses in Fashion and Interior Design

- 4-month Fall & Spring Semester Abroad programs in Fashion; Fashion Merchandising; Interior Design

- 4-Week Intensive Summer Workshops in Fashion; Fine Arts; Interior Design; Creative Writing

- 4-Week Intensive English language course

English is the language of instruction for all courses.
Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art
Courses / Programs
Deepen your knowledge. Extend your reach. Welcome to the PASCA experience.

Welcome to the Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art (PASCA), an international fine arts institution located in the historic artists' colony of Pont-Aven, in Brittany, France. Our 15-week semester programs and two advanced summer intensives are designed to encourage artistic expression, personal growth, and a broader understanding of the connection between human history and your life as an artist. In our program you’ll study, work, and travel to the art and cultural centers of Europe.

Join students from all over the world, and take part in a unique opportunity to develop advanced conceptual and cultural skills gleaned from living and working in an atmosphere of lively discourse, guided studio instruction and cultural immersion.
Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Sculpture, Installations, Conceptual Art Courses