For your Information

Q: What is the class about?
A: This class is a comprehensive, two-day intensive course designed to teach participants how to
create stunning, high-end brush oil portraits. It covers everything from the fundamentals of
portrait painting to advanced techniques for creating lifelike skin tones, depth, and dimension.
Additionally, the class offers essential marketing, branding, and sales advice to help artists turn
their passion into a profitable career.

Q: Who is this class for?
A: Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, this class is perfect for anyone looking to
improve their portrait painting skills, learn how to market their art effectively, and explore
advanced techniques to set themselves apart. If you dream of becoming a skilled portrait artist
and running a successful business, this class is for you.

Q: When and where is the class held?
A: The class lasts two days, from 10 AM to 6 PM each day. Please visit our website for details
on the location and upcoming class dates.
Class Structure & Content

Q: What will I learn in the class?
A: Participants will learn a variety of skills and techniques, including:
 The fundamentals of portrait painting
 Achieving lifelike skin tones
 Using light and shadow for depth
 Painting detailed facial features
 Creating mood and atmosphere
 Marketing and selling painted portraits
 Identifying and reaching your ideal client

Q: Who are the instructors?
A: The class is taught by Jamie Hayes, an experienced portrait artist known for his high-end
brush oil portraits, and Mary Fisk-Taylor, a successful artist and the marketing mastermind
behind a seven-figure studio. Their combined expertise provides a unique learning experience
that covers both the artistic and business sides of portrait painting.

Investment & Resources

Q: What is the cost of the class, and what does it include?
A: The investment for the class is $3,000, or four payments of $875. This includes all necessary
painting materials (canvas, starter paints, brushes, and a tabletop easel) and comprehensive
marketing materials prepared by Mary Fisk-Taylor, valued at $1,500. Classes must be paid in
full before the first day of class.

Q: What additional resources will I receive?
A: Besides painting materials, participants will receive Mary’s marketing collection, which
includes price lists, 12 months of email and social media post templates, artist project examples,
sample email drip campaigns, and lookbooks. This collection is designed to help you effectively
market and sell your art.

Q: What is the refund policy for the class?
Our refund policy is designed to be fair to both participants and organizers, taking into account
the planning and resources required to deliver a high-quality experience. The policy is as
 Full Refund: Available if cancellation is made more than 120 days before the first day of
the class. This allows us ample time to fill the spot with another interested participant.
 50% Refund: If cancellation occurs within 60 to 120 days before the first day of the
class, you are eligible for a 50% refund. This policy acknowledges the closer proximity to
the class start date and the increased difficulty of finding a replacement participant.
 No Refund: Cancellations made within 30 days of the class start date are not eligible for
a refund. At this point, resources and arrangements have been finalized, making it
challenging to adjust for lost participants.

Enrollment & More

Q: How do I enroll in the class?
A: To enroll, please visit our website at You’ll find an
enrollment form and instructions on how to complete your registration and payment.

Q: Will meals be provided?
A: Yes, lunch is provided on both days of the class, ensuring you can focus on learning without
worrying about meal arrangements.