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

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

Prerequisites: A keen eye for people-watching from café terraces and the willingness to take artistic risks

Level: Open to all

When: Session 3 (July 12 – 23, 2021*), Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
*No class July 14: French National Holiday

Tuition Cost:
Early Bird Rate (valid until Feb. 15 EXTENDED through Feb. 22) – 2 Credit: €1870 | Audit: €1405
Standard Rate (after Feb. 15 Feb. 22) – 2 Credit: €2200 | Audit: €1650