You may want to become a model for various reasons like money, glamour or fame. How difficult can clicking your photographs and accepting paycheck be?
But let me tell you that modelling is an incredibly competitive sector and is full of rejections. So you have to be mentally strong and of course take care of some other things. Lets start with the basics.
Fitness: You ought to be very healthy for
modelling. You need to cut sugars, empty carbs, sugar and unhealthy fats. I suggest that you drink a great deal of water. You need to work with a trainer.
Maintain your Look: you need to keep your skin clean and luminous. You need to keep your hair healthy and shiny. Groom yourself. Clean your face a whole lot. Don’t forget to wash makeup.
Learn about your sort of modelling: Anyone may be a model but your attributes can restrict or uplift your chances in the industry.
Kinds of Models :
Attributes Required : A heavy and curvaceous body
For Girls: Small bust and skinnier girls over 5′8″
For Men : Height between 5′11″ and 6′2″
Attributes Required: For girls above 5′5″ with enchanting face and great figure.
For girls small or large bust size.
For men broad shoulders and slim waists
Additional Modelling types :
You can be a hands, foot, hair or event model.
For event models besides the looks their communication skill and personality also matter quite a lot. They usually work at promotional events and trade shows.
The Portfolio :
You Need to take photos for portfolio. Attempt to show a diversity on your own character. Take some photo shoots . Know your stats and measurements like height,
weight, shoe size, stylish, waist, hair color, eye color, skin tone, etc.
Step 3 :
Beginning your career
First of all, treat modelling as a real profession. Please be aware that like any other profession modelling too requires a lot of hard work sincerity and consistency. Be considerate, courteous, professionals and organized. Do not lie about your stats and measurements. Be creative in your presentation. And most important don’t be shy !!!
Practice makes perfect practice.
Like any other skill, it requires research and practice.
Study other models and actors, see their facial expressions, body language, makeup, wardrobe and styling of
specialist models who are pursuing the kind of modeling which you need to pursue.
Those experienced model react to the light in the photograph, it could be natural lighting or studio lighting. Study the term “find the light” and practice it.
Locate a Modelling Agency
The majority of the assignments in modeling are obtained through modeling agencies. Thus, literally, visit the website or office of the modeling agency is a good thing to do. This is the number one way to get a wannabe model to get started. You’ll need to do some research. Figure out where the modeling agencies are is and how can you reach them.
You may also approach a modeling agency through their landline or cell numbers or you can schedule an Interview, and lastly submit a cover letter along with photos. Give them a call or email them and ask how to enroll or register with them.
So what are you waiting for ? Start your hunt right now !