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To enroll, please fill out the registration form >  

You will then receive a PayPal invoice for a 150 € non- refundable deposit to secure your place in the class.

Location: Martine's workshops have been are 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, fields of sunflowers, and small farms, the landscape has been immortalized by many famous painters throughout the centuries.

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: 150 € per person per week for shared room, 250 € for private rooms per week, and 500 € for private apartment or house, per week.

Transportation to the studio: Trains from Paris CDG airport to our closest train station, Angers, leave several times a day. Uber is available from the train station. We arrange for students to rent cars together, as an inexpensive way for students to travel and explore our historic chateau region.

Cell Phones and Computers: WIFI is available at the studio. Cell phone European numbers cards can be purchased in America, so that your cell phones will work in France.

Finished Sculptures 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.

Our Address

USA address

Vaugel Sculpture Studio
9555 via Cielo
Atascadero CA. 93422
United States

France address

Vaugel Sculpture Studio
2 Rue Petit Anjou
Les Cerqueux Sous Passavant
49310 Lys Haut-Lyon, France

DVD's available: For those students wishing to be prepared for this class beforehand we highly recommend purchasing the DVD's:

"Sculpting the Portrait in Clay" by MARTINE VAUGEL Cost:  75 € + 5 € shipping (PayPal)
"Sculpting the Figure in Clay" by MARTINE VAUGEL Cost:  75 € + 5 € shipping (PayPal)

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