November 2018: Texture, brushstroke and color in Monet’s painting

During three sessions, participants studied Monet’s texture, brushstroke and color from the water lily paintings, then used that inspiration to paint from a still life.

Students: Kate Miller and Mary Lostak.

Our next class features Matisse: his ink/brush drawings and the paintings they inspired. Starting on Monday, January 21st, 2019. Look for information here.





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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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





Ateliers d’Automne/Autumn Studios

Octobre/Novembre 2014



Atelier de Dessin/Drawing Studio


Drawing Studio/Atelier de Dessin_Tuesdays/Mardis_10h00-12h30

  • A drawing practice studio for beginners as well as those who enjoy working in a group with an instructor to improve their skills.
  • Un atelier de dessin pour débutants et pour ceux qui souhaitent travailler en groupe et avancer leur pratique de dessin avec un professeur.




Atelier de Peinture_Painting Studio

Atelier de Peinture_Painting Studio

Painting Studio/Atelier de Peinture_Tuesdays/Mardis_14h00-17h00

  •  A painting studio in acrylic and watercolor for beginners as well as those who enjoy working in a group with an instructor.
  •  Atelier de peinture en aquarelle et acrylique pour débutants et pour ceux qui souhaitent travailler en groupe avec un professeur.
  • all materials except canvas provided/tout matériel à part des toiles fourni





Sketchbook/Carnet de Croquis_Wednesdays/Mercredis_10h30-13h00

  • Classes meet in the studio and out in the field. Instruction in mixed media towards the creation of a personal sketchbook or journal.
  • Le cours aura lieu dans l’atelier et à l’extérieur. L’enseignement en technique mixte vers la création d’un carnet de dessin personnalisé.





Atelier de l’Estampe/Printmaking


  • An introduction to techniques in monotype printmaking, the making of one-of-a-kind prints with or without an etching press.
  • Introduction des techniques du monotype, l’estampe unique faite à la main ou tirée sous une presse à gravure.
  • Open to all levels and supervised children over 10_Ouvert à tous niveaux et aux enfants à partir de 10 ans accompagnés.




  • Tarifs spéciaux pour seniors et étudiants/Rates for seniors and students
  • Pour tous renseignements et inscriptions/for information and registration contact: ou par téléphone à 06 14 25 82 96