Fine Art

Learn the fine art of story telling portraiture as Melody takes you through her creative process from start to finish then practice your new found skills as you design and create your own fine art portrait!

Day 1:  Instruction & Demonstration

10:00 - 11:00 Introductions 

             (breakfast pastries, beverages)

12:00 - 12:30  Sourcing & Inspiration

12:30-1:45:  Catered lunch

1:45 - 3:45:  Demonstration: Building a gown

a & set (bonus: hair & make up demo)

3:45- 4:00  Wrap up

4:00 - 5:00 Q&A cocktail hour

5:30 RSVP Dinner meet up

Day 2:  Guided Practice Sessions

10:00-10:30 Introductions



10:30-11:30 Retouching

11:30-2:30 Open Guided Shooting in 3

      shooting bays with 3 models where you have the chance to design and create your own fine art portrait.

2:30-3:30 Headshots with Melody Smith

3:45-4:00 Q&A Cocktail Hour


4:00-4:30 Closing/Wrap up

Course Day 1 Includes:

MSP Posing Guide Power Poses that Sell

MSP Posing Guide:  Hands

Cocktails, Mocktails, Beverages, and Snacks

Catered Lunch

Day 2 Includes:

Retouching secrets of MSP

Open shooting bays to practice your new skills while Melody personally guides and assists you.

1 Professional Headshot of YOU for your

website and branding (optional not required!) 

Cocktail/Mocktail Hour with private Q&A!

Class Capacity: 10  

Day 1: Instruction/Demonstration $995

Day 2:  Retouching/Guided Practice/Headshots:  $995

Reserve both days:  $1840 ($140 savings)

This course is designed for advanced photographers who understand basic lighting, exposure, and composition.  

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Payment is due in full 2 weeks prior to scheduled course date.  

Accepted forms of payment:  Visa, MC, Discover

A non refundable/non transferable deposit of 50% is due to secure your spot for each course.

Consultation Hours:  Tues. & Thurs. 11a - 5:30p  | Session Times:  M, W, F 10a |     Located at   3 N Sycamore St., Petersburg VA

by appointment only