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Paris Café Culture: Create your Artist Book

Paris Café Culture

Hone your artistic vision: draw, photograph, and write your way through Paris' cafés


What you’ll learn: Text and image relationships in visual storytelling; book/portfolio rhythm; bookbinding techniques; image style using linocut, papercut, collage, and photography; historical and sociological context of Parisian café culture

Where you’ll visit: Canal Saint Martin, classic spots in the 11th arrondissement, museums, various cafés around Paris, Musée de l’Orangerie, Sacré-Coeur Basilica,Parc des Tuileries, and more

Course highlight: “Act like a Parisian” activity: post-museum group discussion in a café about topic of choice + free write/sketch about that experience

Prerequisites: A keen eye for people-watching from café terraces and the willingness to take artistic risks, you should have basic drawing/artistic skills

Level: Open to all

When: Session 1 (June 17 – June 28, 2024), Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

Tuition Cost:
Early Bird Rate (valid until Jan.15 EXTENDED through Feb.15) – 3 Credit: €2300 | Audit: €1545
Standard Rate (after Jan.15 Feb.15) –  3 Credit: €2700 | Audit: €1800