June 24, 2014

Coming Soon at WICE: Fall Courses Preview

With this great weather, everyone’s gearing up for their summertime vacations.  But it’s never too early to start thinking about and planning exciting activities for the Fall.  The WICE Program Directors are pleased to bring you an impressive Fall Course selection that will make you look forward to the Rentrée, all summer long. 

But first, kick off the new season with WICE’s Open House on Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the American Church in Paris, where you can:   
  • Meet the Instructors
  • Participate in Workshops and Demonstrations
  • Learn more about WICE and its Courses and Events

See photos of last year’s Open House on WICE's Facebook page.

Fall Courses

Get the Ink Flowing with Creative Writing's:

  • Short Stories
  • How to Write a Novel
  • Fairy Tales & Myths
  • Paris Vignettes - How to Capture, Revealing moments, Encounters, and Events in 1500 words or less
  • Flash Fiction - Narrative, Voice and Imagery under 1000 words  
  • Getting Published Part I
  • Getting Published Part II

Develop Your Artistic Side
  • Art Collecting ABC’s
  • Painting:
    • Painting Studio
    • Introduction to Watercolor Painting
    • Introduction to Painting: Tools, Techniques and Terminology
    • Watercolor Sketching: The Jardin du Luxembourg
  • Drawing:
    • Introduction to Drawing: Tools, Techniques and Terminology
    • Perspective Drawing
    • Color with Sonia Delaunay
    • Toussaint Holiday Special: Introduction to Printmaking
    • Drawing Practice: Learning to See
    • Drawing in the Parks of Paris
    • Plein-Air Sketching: Les Berges de la Seine
    • Carnet de Voyage: Your Paris Journal
    • All About Color
    • Introduction to Printmaking
    • Introduction to Italic Calligraphy
    • Introduction to Copperplate Calligraphy

For the Fans of Film
  • Introduction to Filmmaking
  • Practical Film Editing
  • Documentary Filmmaking

Capture the Moment with Photography

  • Exploring Paris through the Lens
  • Portfolio Review
  • Visual Storytelling: Photographing People, Places, and Things
  • Pinhole Photography
  • Fearless Photography Workshop
  • Advanced Photography: Mastering Manual Mode
  • Cyanotype Photography
  • Advanced Night Photography and Light Painting
  • Capturing the Magic of the Moment
  • Advanced Photography: Mastering Manual Mode
  • Portfolio Review
Read all about WICE’s photography classes at Time to Get off Your A! 

Passion for Perfume
  • Perfumes of Chanel:  Learn all about your favorite Chanel perfumes
  • Perfume Tour:  Visit several boutique perfume shops

Language Fluency

  • French: Beginner to Intermediate
  • English: False Beginners to Intermediate
  • Guided Discussions:
    • English
    • German
    • French
    • Spanish
  • French/English Conversation Groups

Museum Visits and Exclusive WICE Tours
  • Tour of Bercy (Ministry of Finance)
  • Palais de la Porte Dorée (History of Immigration Museum)
  • Château de Malmaison (Napoleonic Museum)
  • Musée de la Préfecture de Police
  • Sainte-Genevieve University Library
  • Musée de la Chasse et Nature
  • Curie Museum – Institut Curie
  • Hôtel de Lauzun
  • La Ruche (Historical Artist Residence)
  • Paris Walks
    • The Jewish History of Paris
    • Art Nouveau in Paris
    • Commemorative WWI Paris Walk - Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial
  • Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris : Heritage and Architecture
  • Paris Lingerie Tour: Behind the Seams of French Lingerie

Remember, WICE is always adding new courses and events, so stay tuned for more information about:
  • Cooking Courses
  • Bilingual Book Group
  • Art History Courses
  • Friday Night Wine Tastings:  Learn about different wines each week      
  • Thursday Nights WICE Office Gallery featuring WICE Members’ artwork
  • WICE Lite lectures
  • WICE World Watch

To get a jumpstart on creating a great Rentrée, start planning your WICE activities now!