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Q: Are you a “real” model?
A: Yes. I am a professional model. I get paid to have my picture taken and it is my primary source of income (hence why I do very little TF work).
Q: What got you into modeling? How did you start?
A: A friend of mine is a makeup artist, and she was looking to update her portfolio. Her parents are professional photographers, so it was pretty for her to set it all up. She came up with the plans to do a shoot related to vampires and other horror makeup. She sent out a Facebook event invitation to her friends and asked people that were interested in being a part of it to let her know. I got the invite and let her know that I wanted to be a part of the shoot. (I had wanted to be a model when I was younger, about 13, and got a call back audition thing at a casting, but never really did anything about it, so I forgot about it.) I did a few different shoots with her and her parents and other friends of ours that wanted to be involved with it, and I realized I really loved being a model. I decided to focus on school, so I didn’t really pursue it. A few months later, a few of my friends contacted me and said they’d seen the pictures from that shoot, and that they had assignments for their photography classes that needed models, and wondered if I would work with them on it. After those few shoots with my friends I realized that I really had a passion for the industry, and wanted to pursue it more seriously. I basically threw myself into becoming a successful model, and I’ve been doing it ever since.
Q: How long have you been modeling?
A: My first professional shoot was in June of 2009, then I took a break for 6 months. And in December of 2009 I started to do what I needed to make a career out of it.
Q: Advice for new photographers and models?
A: Yep! You can check out my advice for photographers here, and my advice for models here.
I created separate pages for them because they were so long, lol.
———-MY MOST ASKED QUESTION———-
Q: What hair dye do you use?
A: My hair is blue and purple, and I always use Splat’s Blue Envy and Lusty Lavender. I definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking for a good, long lasting, blue and/or purple hair dye.
It won’t damage your hair and the color lasts for a very long time. The only time that I ever have to redye it is because of my roots growing out, not because the color has faded too much. It’s inexpensive and can be found at Walgreens, CVS, and other such places. It also has more dye in one bottle than other brands such as Manic Panic and RAW. It also comes with bleach, so if you need to bleach your roots when you redye it, you have the bleach you need.
Splat is very concentrated, so it bleeds a lot when you first wash it out, and bleeds a little whenever it gets wet, but it won’t rub off on anything when it’s dry (I’ve had that happen with Manic Panic, RAW, and another brand that I can’t remember the name of).
Because of the high concentration, it remains vibrant even when it’s “fading”. I seldom bleach my hair, but I don’t have to do anything to it to make it as vibrant as it is. It’s just as vibrant on my natural blonde hair as it is when it’s bleached. So, if you have darker hair, you’ll need to bleach it, but if you have blonde hair, you’ll be fine.
Q: How often do you have to redye your hair?
A: Only when my roots start to grow out, or if I want to touch up some spots if I missed them. So, once every 3 or 4 weeks. The colors look awesome the entire time unless I go swimming at the beach.
Q: Do you dye your hair yourself, or do you go to a salon?
A: I dye it myself or with the help of my fiance.
Q: What do your family and friends think of your modeling?
A: I’m honestly not sure what most of my family thinks about it. My mom is incredibly supportive, as is my step dad. Their opinions are honestly they only opinions that matter out of my family members.
Q: Will you shoot with me?
A: If you are interested in working with me, please check out this page.
Q: Do you have travel plans to come to MY area?
A: All of my travel plans are posted on my website, ModelMayhem profile, modeling Tumblr, Blogspot, and Facebook (links above). If you would like me to contact you when I am in your area, send me a message via ModelMayhem or email@example.com with your location and a way to contact you, and I will let you know when I am in your area.
A: 34C-23-35. 115lbs
Q: What body mods do you have?
A: Multiple tattoos (see below).
Piercings – one hole in each ear lobe, industrial piercing in left ear, labret piercing
Q: What do your tattoos mean?
A: The 5 pointed star is a symbol of protection, and I figured that after everything I’ve been through that I can use all of the protection I can get. I currently have 7 stars (one on each wrist, one on each shoulderblade, one on each hip, and one on my left foot).
The star on my left foot is also to remind me of the love my mom has for me. She and I got matching star tattoos on her 55th birthday. Instead of having a pair of stars like on my hips, wrists, etc, I have one on my left foot and she has the other on her right foot.
The lightsaber on my right index finger is for my love of Star Wars.
The swallows on my calves are for my grandmothers. My maternal grandmother passed away August 2012 and it hit me very hard, since we were very close. My paternal grandmother is very sick and may not make it much longer, and we were very close as well. They were some of my biggest supporters, and I owe them a lot for their pushing to help me get into music and other things I love. One of my favorite memories of both of them is bird watching. I got the swallow tattoos to remind me of their love and undying support for me in my life, and to keep them with me.
The placement for all of my tattoos has not real meaning. I just put them where I thought they’d look best.
Q: Any scars?
A: One on my stomach, from surgery. One on my right wrist, from surgery. One on my right pinky finger, from injury. One on the palm of my left hand, from injury. A few small ones on my left side, from injury.
Q: What do you do to stay in shape?
A: I don’t really do anything. I try to eat right and I stay pretty active with my modeling and trekking to awesome locations for shoots. I also play drum set, which is pretty physically active. I also take regular walks when it’s not too hot or cold outside.
Q: What are some things you would like to shoot?
A: There are a few things that I would love to shoot, but I have a photo blog that I keep up specifically for pictures that I would like to do shoots similar to as far as themes, outfits, poses, style, etc.
Q: Who did your website/Tumblr/ModelMayhem/etc.? Who runs your sites?
A: I did, and do.
Q: Are you a nudist/exhibitionist?
Q: Any photographers you don’t recommend?
A: Yes. Contact me personally for a list.
Q: What instruments do you play?
A: I am concert percussionist, so I can play a veritable plethora of percussion instruments and have experience teaching others to play them as well. While concert percussion is my favorite, I am most often hired to play drum set for musicals or private gigs. I currently own a 5 piece drumset, 4.3 octave Marimba, djembe, and a lot of other small percussion instruments.
You can check out video of some of my performances (and my friends) here.
Q: You’re a gamer? What games do you play? What systems?
A: Yep. I have been an avid World of Warcraft player for a while now. I also really enjoy Portal 1 and 2, the Devil May Cry series, Bayonetta, Angry Birds, and many others. I’m always looking for new games to play. I currently own and game on the PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS2, Xbox, Android smartphone, and iPod touch.
Q: What health problems do you have?
A: Fibromyalgia, Autonomic Dysfunction, and Vasovagal Syncope among some others. You can read about them here.
Q: Where else are you online?
A: Lots of places! Check out this page for a list.
Q: Will you ever leave your fiance and go out with me?/Will you marry me?
A: Lol. Nope.
(Yes, I actually get asked that a lot.)
Q: Where can I find porn of you?
A: I do not shoot porn, or anything else that’s explicit or erotic, so you won’t be able to find any.