Please download, fill out the registration form (download on home page of site), and mail it to the appropriate address listed below. We will then send you wire transfer information, for you to wire a 300e non- refundable deposit. Paypal is also an option for payments to be sent. No credit cards or personal checks accepted for European workshops, only USA workshops.
All workshops must be Paid In Full by the start of the workshop.
Please make all dollar checks payable to : Vaugel Sculpture Studio.
Vaugel Sculpture Studio
2101 Ramsgate Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Please note: Both France and Portugal workshops are payable in euros.
For USA workshops: Please mail dollar checks to the USA address above.
Refunds: of the tuition for all but the non - refundable 300e deposit, will be made up to 1 month prior to the start of the workshops.
No refunds: after the date of 1 month prior to the beginning of any workshop.
No substitutions of workshops or substitute student participation. If a workshop is cancelled for any reason by The Vaugel Sculpture Studio, refunds, or substitute workshops will be made available.
Videos available: For those students wishing to be prepared for this class beforehand we highly recommend purchasing the video, "Sculpting the Portrait in Clay" by MARTINE VAUGEL Cost: $100. +$5. shipping.
Location: Martine's workshops have been held for the past twenty-two years in the Chateau area of the Loire Valley. Her studio, an ancient church surrounded by vineyards, sits in the middle of a 10 th century village of about 100 inhabitants.Because of it’s lush rolling hills of sunflowers and wheat fields, chateaux and small farms, the landscape has been immortalized by many famous painters.
Housing: We have many houses in the country for 2 - 4 people, with at least two bedrooms and beautiful gardens, as well as apartments, shared rooms, private cottages or housing with French families.
All are clean, modern and full of charm. Prices range from 250e for private rooms, or 600e for private apartment or house, per week.
Transportation:Trains from Paris CDG airport to Angers leave several times a day.Transportation to and from the Angers train station to our village costs 50e each way. Cars can be rented in our village for about 150e a week. We arrange forstudents to rent cars together, as an inexpensive way for students to travel andexplore our historic chateau region. Bicycles rentals are also available.
Cell Phones and Computers: WIFI is available at the studio and there is a cyber café about 20 minutes away.Cell phone European numbers cards can be purchased in America, so that your cell phones will work in France.
We have a mold maker available, but most students’ take their work home with them, shipping the leather hard clay, and finishing them at home where they make their own molds or have them made.
For more information, please email or call us or give us a time and we will call you.
Please remember we are 6 hours ahead of EST.
Thank you for your interest and I wish you well with your artistic endeavors.
~ Martine Vaugel