In order to provide an educational environment conducive to encouraging the artistic talents of each student, it is required that all students respect the policies the Atelier, its instructors, and the other students in the program.

By enrolling in the Atelier students agree to subscribe to the following policies.

General assistance and inscriptions

  1. The students must evaluate their availability and readiness to take the course before they decide on their weekly hours and attendance.
  2. In all cases, the attendance is considered the responsibility of the student
  3. Once enrolled, the amount paid for the course will not be refundable.
  4. Once enrolled, the student cannot reduce the amount of weekly hours.
  5. Once enrolled, the student cannot postpone the course to next trimester under any circumstances.
  6. The contracted sessions ought to be assisted within the start and end dates of the trimester. Atelier will be flexible when it comes to making up the missed classes during the same trimester
  7. In order to recover a class, the student shall notify the school in advance via email. Only abscences that have been correctly notified will be recovered.


  1. The tuition fees are paid directly into our bank account.
  2. The students must indicate their name in the observations of the payment.
  3. The prices are calculated per one trimester and the payments have to be made before the beginning of the trimester.
  4. The amount paid is not refundable.
  5. If paying in cash the student must make sure he/she receives the receipt, and keep it until the end of the trimester.
  6. If paying by bank transfer it is the student who must pay for the commission fees of the bank operation.

Studio conduct

  1. The students are expected to arrive before the model session starts and install 5 minutes prior to the session.
  2. The students are expected to contact the secretary or the instructors if they are late on a specific occasion. Their easel may be assigned to another person. The instructor may assign another easel for that session if available.
  3. The students ought to notify the secretary if they can no assist a specific session
  4. For part-time students, the missed sessions ought to be made up during the same trimester.
  5. After each session the student is responsible to remove his drawing from the easel and store his material in the drawers provided for that occasion.
  6. After each pose the student is responsible for removing his drawing from the table and the tape from the floor.

General conduct

  1. the students are welcome to use the drawers in Atelier to store their material. It is important that the drawer will have the students’ name on it. The school is not responsible for any loss of material.
  2. The Atelier reserves the right to throw out the material that is not correctly stored within one week.
  3. When the trimester ends the students who do not continue with their studies are expected to liberate the drawers. The school reserves the right to throw out the material or work in one week from the last day of the classes
  4. The students must read and respect the basic rules of kitchen safety.
  5. Students should follow the guides of the instructors.
  6. Students may ask questions to instructors, but in no case should they tell instructors how they should do their work.
  7. When a student enters the school, he accepts that he will receive criticism from the instructors. If a student considers that he knows more, or thinks he can not learn from the instructors, he must decide before entering the school. The work of the instructors is in the gallery of the school, so the school puts all the facilities so that any interested can see our level, and value it freely before making the registration.
  8. We give notice of the regular presence of a dog belonging to the founders of the school as a pet in the facilities. The dog is properly documented and insured. The acceptance of this regulation includes the acceptance by the students of the cordial coexistence with the animal in the school.
  9. The school has a specific program, and all advanced students have followed it. The student registered in the school, accepts to do the exercises of said program. It is important that students make an effort when doing the exercises and want to learn the objectives that the instructors point out. Some students in the first exercises, decide that the objectives of the exercises are not important enough, this is a problem. Students should focus on the goals the school says. Once these objectives are completed, each instructor will explain new concepts to achieve. The student will gradually learn by following the instructions of the teachers.