Summer Intensive Studies 2014 (Recap)

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For three weeks in July our newly renovated classrooms welcomed students for an intensive three weeks of coursework and creativity for both college and pre-college students. Classes ranged from Paris Trend Spotting to Explorations in Drawing, Photography Storytelling, Fashion Culture, Fashion Design Process 2D, Design Management, and a graduate seminar on “The Period Room as Curatorial Practice,” which took as its focus the newly re-opened decorative arts galleries at the Louvre, as well as making visits to the Musee Carnavelet, the Hotel Soubise, Hotel Beauharnais, and the Hotel Rohan, among other important sites. From field trips exploration to testing out new tools and skills, our students created some amazing work in a very short time. Below is just a taste.

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Animation created in Jeanne Verdoux’s Explorations in Drawing class.

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For most students, this exercise was their first experience with figure drawings. Brush and ink.
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Paris Trend Spotting with Yong Andersson
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Critique in Director of Fashion, Jasonpaul McCarthy’s, Fashion Design Process 2D class.IMG_8905IMG_8934IMG_0120IMG_0122IMG_0134
Marie Genevieve Cyr‘s Fashion Culture class. [Photos below courtesy of Marie].IMG_2982 IMG_3260
Visit to Palais Gailleria for Les Années 50 show celebrating French fashion from the 1950s.IMG_2993
Visiting the fashion archives of Les Arts Décoratifs.IMG_3007IMG_3003IMG_3064
Inside the nearby Opéra GarnierIMG_3098

Learn more about our summer intensive studies program, and academic year undergraduate and graduate programs on the Parsons Paris website