Stage de Modèle Vivant

Poses superbes du stage de modèle vivant ce week-end (merci Gaëlle) et dessins vivants:

Wonderful poses (thank you, Gaëlle) and lively drawings from this weekend workshop:

The artists | Les artistes: Liz Browne, Janis Kaas, Jean-François Roux



Sunday June 19_Monotypes

Here’s a few photos of the latest monotype printmaking workshop: making a plate, pulling a print, and the results.

Voici quelques photos du dernier stage de monotypes: encrage de la plaque, tirage sur la presse, et les résultats:



A good day’s work from Evelyne Picard and Marie-Christine Mallen.

Une bonne journée de travail par Evelyne Picard et Marie-Christine Mallen.


New monotype workshops coming up soon. Stay in touch.

Nouveau stages seront proposer. A bientôt.







Drawing Studio meets in the Garden

Sketching in the Jardin Noir, a part of the Parc André Citroën in Paris’ 15th quarter.


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Back in the studio, drawings in charcoal, ink wash, ink, pastel and acrylic paint on prepared paper.



Highlighting with white chalk and pastel.


Brushing in details and shadows with ink wash.



Yesterday drawing the Medicis fountain at the Jardin de Luxembourg:





Kay Holmes pencil drawing (in progress)…



Darah Odelson with her sketchbook. She’s returning to the States this summer. We will miss her and her fine drawings.



Darah Odelson’s pen and ink drawing retouched with light grey marker.





Self Portraits in Charcoal

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Kay Holmes_Self Portrait

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Sandrine Puechaffret in the studio

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Darah Odelson_Self Portrait

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Darah Odelson in the studio


April 13, 2016_Drawing on Ingres/Laid paper with vine charcoal.



Spring Drawing, Painting and Printmaking


Classes begin March 7, 2016

PAINTING STUDIO | Tuesday afternoons from 14h00 to 16h30

An open painting studio for adults. Instruction includes techniques in acrylic and combined media, color and composition, and resources for creative inspiration.

DRAWING STUDIO | Wednesday morning from 10h00 to 12h30

A morning drawing class for all levels. Instruction includes rendering light and shade, cross-hatching, using value to create volume and strong composition, expressive line and texture. Contemporary as well as traditional approaches to subjects including still-life, portrait, figure drawing, and photography  as well as abstract image making.


An introductory workshop to the art of monotype printmaking. Class meets at La Ruche in the 15th arrondissement, from 11h00 to 16h00 (with an hour’s break for lunch at 13h00). Price is 100 euros, all materials supplied.

Registration link here for WICE members | Others please email