Students choose from a range of elective courses in Drawing + Painting, Photography and Architecture

Design + Build

A hands on architecture course, Design + Build involves major restoration and landscaping projects in the Les Tapies hamlet. Students are introduced to the vernacular architecture of Les Tapies and the restoration process as they develop a variety of skills vital to construction projects. 


The Photography Elective introduces students to working with 35mm black and white film photography. Students learn a range of technical processes required for working in the darkroom and develop a strong understanding of camera functions. 

drawing + painting

Drawing and painting students are introduced to a wide range of media and technical processes. A key component of the elective course is working within the spectacular landscape at Les Tapies. The course also focuses on building technical abilities and working from direct observation.