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Super Awesome Deal!

From: Michael Lee L.
Sent on: Sunday, February 12, 2012 6:04 PM

So, it pays to be a close, personal friend of Studio MLP. Wanna know why? Because I'm hooking you up with quite a deal today. Phantom 42 Studios and Gallery is going to be presenting an incredible training opportunity that you need to get in on. The details are below... At it's REGULAR price, this is still a great opportunity.

HOWEVER... if you use coupon code "Lapointe" at checkout (Capital "L", lowercase everything else), you will get an additional $50 off!

Just look at all the things you get out of this...

  • A HANDS ON workshop with an award winning fashion photographer
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • A DVD featuring the contents of the workshop
  • A TWO HOUR block of studio time at Phantom 42 Studio and Gallery

You get all this for just a hundred bucks!

The studio is just across the border in Illinois, so it isn't even that far of a drive.

No excuses.. go sign up! Spaces are limited!


Michael LaPointe

Studio MLP



David Cuerdon's Beauty / Portrait Photography & Retouching Workshop


A day of hands on photography and retouching training with award winning fashion photographer, beauty retoucher, and Photoshop instructor, David Cuerdon


PhotoshopUser TV Episode 257 (February 15, 2011)
David comes in at 9:48


One Day – Two Parts 

Part One: Topics in the morning session:

  • Focus on studio photography and lighting techniques.
  • Dave will set up from scratch several different lighting set-ups from basic window light looks to fashion and glamour sets.
  • Dave will be working with a professional model and make up artist as he demonstrates how to communicate with your team to get the looks you desire.

This will be a hands-on demonstration. Be sure to bring your camera, as every participant will have a chance to photograph the model and work with the different lighting set-ups.

Part Two: The afternoon session will cover a variety of essential retouching techniques.

  • Dave will spend the afternoon demonstrating/retouching the photos that were shot during the morning session.
  • Learn the thought process and workflow strategies involved in the retouching process from beginning to end.
  • Bring a laptop with Photoshop installed so you can follow along during the demonstration and practice retouching the photos that you shot in the morning session.

Seating is limited for this workshop due to the hands-on format of the two sessions, so be sure to register early to secure a reserved seat. Be sure to bring your camera and laptop to get the full benefit of this valuable workshop.

About the Presenter:

  • David Cuerdon is an award-winning visual artist and a true digital pioneer who was among the world's first digital fashion photographers.
  • He is widely recognized for his rare combination of creative vision and advanced technical skills. His personal work has been showcased in fine art galleries internationally.
  • David's clients have included Playboy, Glamour Magazine, Neiman Marcus, and May Company.
  • He is a digital evangelist, enthusiastically sharing his knowledge of digital photography and Photoshop worldwide through live workshops and online training.
  • He is author of the currently number one best selling Photoshop training DVD, David Cuerdon's Beauty and Portrait Retouching Kit, produced by Kelby Training.
  • In 2010 David joined the Photoshop World Instructor Dream Team. His work and information about his workshops and training sessions can be seen on Kelby Training:

As an added Bonus all attendees will receive a full DVD containing content of the workshop as well as a bonus collection of David's own unique brushes and presets for Photoshop!

Lunch will be provided during the break between the morning and afternoon sessions, and refreshments will also be provided during the day.



 Included with each ticket is a two (2) hour block of Studio time to use a a future date!

Hosted by Phantom 42 Studios and Gallery

7 E Grand Ave, Fox Lake, Il. 60020

1 block from the Fox Lake Metra Station and 50 Feet from US rt 12.

Plenty of FREE Parking at the gallery itself as well!

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