October 2018 | Acrylic Painting

Monochrome acrylic on canvas with glazed color from a still life. Paintings by Mary Lostak and Noor Althani.


Paris in the snow | Paris sous la neige

Drawing today at the Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine | Views of Trocadero and the Eiffel Tower in the snow
Dessin aujourd’hui à la Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine | Vue sur Trocadero et le Tour Eiffel sous la neige



Drawing the Dijon mourners in the gallery of casts | Dessiner les pleureurs de Dijon dans la galerie des moulages.




7 février 2018



See Classes | Cours page for listing of 2018 spring studio arts classes in drawing and painting.

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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.


Kay Holmes_Drawing Studio_2016


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.