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  • FEMME DU SOIR 1 DAY NUDE WORKSHOP FOR MODELS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS
    Apr 22, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    Brooklyn, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    A 1 Day Immersive Nude Workshop led by Jodelle Duverseau, Muse and Creator of Femme Du Soir and Photographer, Hugue Robert Marsan

ABOUT THIS EVENT 

 

Date: Saturday April 22nd, 2023 

Time: 12pm - 7pm

Location: NYC (full address to be announced)

 

7 hours (3 hours dedicated to Models - 3 hours dedicated to Photographers)

 

Led by Jodelle Duverseau & Hugue-Robert Marsan

 

Fees:

 

Models - $300

Photographers - $500

 

Administrative Fee charged per refunds: $75







 

Models:

 

In this workshop we will work with you one-on-one in a hands-on approach tailored to your body type, age group, and your most viable market category. If you're new to the nude modeling world, we'll help you understand the industry, the terminology, what to expect and teach you core modeling techniques, share key tips/tricks and ultimately build a dynamic working modeling portfolio that you can successfully get started with.

 

For already freelancing or working models, you already understand how difficult it is to break into the market. You also understand that posing for your friends and selfies is far different than modeling for professional photographers and meeting agency expectations. Expand your repertoire of poses, look more dynamic on camera, get a review & assessment of your current portfolio to improve on problem areas and see how to make the difference in getting noticed. We will focus on how to make shapes and how to hold interesting or dynamic positions with your body. We use music, images and props for inspiration. 

Like anything you do successfully in life, it requires an education to learn the trade, a willingness to practice the techniques and a perseverance to make the dream come true.

 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS WORKSHOP 

 

  1. FLOW POSING 

  2. BODY SHAPING 

  3. TOUCH POINT POSING 

  4. FILLING THE FRAME

  5. POSING WITH PROPS 

  6. MODELING WITH ACCESSORIES 

  7. USING THE POSING CUBE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographers:


 

In this Workshop we will focus on developing your skills photographing the female nude. This Workshop is for photographers who would like to share time and ideas with a small group of like-minded photographers and models. All aspects of fine art figure photography, including posing and coaching, will be covered. Personal guidance will be given to photographers who have not previously worked with models. 

 

We will cover essential topics such as lighting (low key, high key, silhouettes, semi silhouette) , body landscapes, posing, fine art nude, clients comfortability, and additional services / merchandise to offer clients. You will learn how to see women from a woman and how to work with models by listening to their desires and fantasies.

 

What distinguishes us is our core belief that women are not objects, nor de-sexualized headless bodyscapes. Women are flesh, blood, passion, sensuality and power. Every woman we've ever photographed has a profound world view and our duty as photographers is to reveal that and enhance it, not to hide it or dismiss it. 

 

This workshop is the perfect opportunity to meet and connect with other professionals in the area as well as network with models and explore new creative techniques and ideas.

 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS WORKSHOP 

 

1. LIGHTING TECHNIQUES 

2. BODY LANDSCAPE

3. POSING

4. FINE ART NUDE

5. CLIENTS COMFORTABILITY

6. ADDITIONAL SERVICES

7. MERCHANDISE TO OFFER


 

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (subject to change)

10:30am Workshop Begins

1:00pm Break for Lunch Please bring food or beverage of your choice for the lunch break. 

3:00pm  Workshop is dismissed

 

 

WHAT TO BRING

 

MODELS:

 

BRING A NOTEPAD TO TAKE NOTES, A ROBE AND SLIPPERS TO USE IF YOU CHOOSE TO POSE DURING THE WORKSHOP.

PHOTOGRAPHERS:

BRING A NOTEPAD AND YOUR CAMERA FOR PRACTICE.

 

 

REFUND POLICY:  

 

Please note, refunds will be processed only if requested 30 days prior to scheduled workshop date/time. Refunds requested 30 days prior to scheduled workshop date/time will receive a refund minus the administrative fee of $75 from payment made.

Cancellations made less than 30 days before the workshop will NOT receive a refund.   

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

 

Hugue-Robert Marsan has been a photographer for about 22 years and has conducted multiple workshops over the years, to provide his expertise and support to models and photographers in their creative journey. His work is effortlessly neat, diverse and captivating, as he brings life with a click of a finger to everything his lens captures. He is passionate about photography, and he is known to bring enthusiasm on set with his subjects and clients. 

 

ABOUT THE ORGANIZER:

 

Jodelle Duverseau has been a Sensual muse and Art Model for 8 years and is well known for her passion for Nude Art and Boudoir. Jodelle D. is the Founder of Femme Du Soir LLC created to promote the creative expression of sensuality through art. Her work of art exudes the beauty of the female form, and invites its audience to cultivate a sensual lifestyle. Her goal through this workshop is to provide her expertise about nude modeling and share her experiences in the Art World with aspiring Art models. 

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