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La Villa Bastille

74 rue de Charenton, 75012 Paris, France
+33 1 43 44 23 15
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Lifetime Memory

I was planning a trip to Paris, and wanted my wife to enjoy the experience of a lifetime, painting... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Baytown, Texas
C'est magnifique! .....Absolutely the best!

My first experience to get a tutorial lesson overseas especially in Paris France. My husband is... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Rosy S
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La Villa Bastille : Art classes in Paris, life drawing, painting ( watercolour, acrylics, oil painting). Painting workshops in the countryside and abroad.
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“life drawing” (6 reviews)
“classes” (13 reviews)
74 rue de Charenton, 75012 Paris, France
Bercy / Nation
+33 1 43 44 23 15
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

I was planning a trip to Paris, and wanted my wife to enjoy the experience of a lifetime, painting in Paris with an exceptional artist. I contacted Patrick, and found him to be as accommodating and personable as he is a gifted artist. I could...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

My first experience to get a tutorial lesson overseas especially in Paris France. My husband is very supportive of my hobby in painting...and he is also my number 1 fan. We decided to travel extensively to Europe and Africa, and he suggested that I might...More

Thank Rosy S
Patrick F, Propriétaire at La Villa Bastille, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you, Rosy ! I am happy that you enjoyed so much the time you spent in Paris, and in my studio. Now, you have to go on in Australia with the same passion.

Reviewed 12 May 2016

My friends (mix of Australians and French) arranged a surprise life drawing class for my hens party. It was an amazing experience as I love art and even my non creative friends had a great time, complete with champagne and lots of laughs. Patrick also...More

Thank Cassie G
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dropped in on a life drawing class at Patrick's studio one Saturday. I had no prior experience in art and Patrick did a great job explaining the basics and teaching this skill. Others in the class came more regularly but it...More

Thank Steve4499
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

I was in Paris for a week and wanted to try out watercolor. I'm a beginner. Patrick was quick to respond to my email enquiry and gave good advice on supplies to bring. I joined 3 of his painting (regular) classes with 5-6 of his...More

Thank Tammy C
Patrick F, Propriétaire at La Villa Bastille, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2016

You are welcome back, Tammy !

Reviewed 10 December 2015

Patrick the artist who runs the studio is a wonderful teacher, who is so open-minded, friendly, instructive yet really liberal. With his style, he is more inspiring than just being a teacher. He is an artist who sees the artistic qualities in others, thus guides...More

Thank Piecesofjenny
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were travelling to Paris with our husbands and had often talked about doing more life drawing, so I looked up some options for us novices while travelling. Patrick was great to converse with via email to arrange our visit to the...More

1  Thank Victoria1107
Reviewed 29 April 2015

While stepping into Patrick's studio in Paris, I immediately figured that I found exactly what I was looking for. The studio was sunny, the light coming from the windows was soft, pleasant music in the background and overall atmosphere which encourages creativity. Besides being a...More

1  Thank netanel k
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I have been learning drawing in my home city, and I decided to do something different when I come to Paris for a long vacation. I read the comments on tripadvisor and contacted Patrick for watercolour classes during my stay. What I experienced was truly...More

2  Thank ChristineAY
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I spent 8 weeks in Paris. My watercolour classes were some of my best moments there. Patrick Fouilhoux is a wonderful watercolourist. He is fluent in english (and swedish, my language), which made it very easy for me. I will try to attend one of...More

1  Thank Patrick L
Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise
lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and
impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small
parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy
Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois
de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on
its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to
this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make
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Peter M
23 August 2017|
Response from Patrick F | Property representative |
Hello Peter, No the website is not down. You probably looked up on a smartphone. You have to look on a real computer, as it is not adapted to smartphone yet. The Web site address is villa-bastille Kind... More
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7 June 2017|
Response from Patrick F | Property representative |
Hello , I read your message too late. Anyhow, the studio was closed during the summer. It will reopen on the 10th of Sept. You are welcome another time. But you should contact me directly through the email address that... More
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