4 Mistakes a Model Makes…

May 9, 2012

4 Mistakes A Model Makes Author: Sarah McDowd, copyright ModelMentors.com 1.      Photoshop Dependence It is important to understand that you can NOT rely on Photoshop to do your dirty work for you. Don’t get lazy; rationalizing your bad habits with dependence on a software program is foolish at best. Do not slack off on your […]

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Comp Card Printing: Where to Get Your Modeling Cards Printed

April 25, 2012

Now that you understand what a comp card is and what to include on yours (article here), it’s time to print your modeling cards! Comp card printing can seem overwhelming if you don’t know where to start, which is why we have provided a few recommended printers below to help guide you in the right […]

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Mentor Sarah McDowd lands cover of Show Magazine!

April 24, 2012

We are so excited to announce that one of our very own Model Mentors, Sarah McDowd, has just scored yet another magazine cover: the latest issue of Show Magazine! The magazine has just been released and features Sarah on the cover, with many other beautiful models gracing the inside pages. We just wanted to take […]

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What is a Comp Card?

April 20, 2012

BufferAuthor: Sarah McDowd “What are comp cards?” A comp card is an essential item for any model, especially those models seeking agency representation. You may also hear the expressions ‘zed card’ or ‘composite card’ in place of “comp card”, but they are synonymous; they all describe the same thing. A comp card essentially serves as […]

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How to get Signed to a Modeling Agency

April 1, 2012

Author: Sarah McDowd This article highlights the 3 most important things a model will need before getting signed to a modeling agency. Instead of overwhelming folks with an extremely lengthy article covering 3 important subjects at once, we have organized each of these modeling requirements into their own respective “category”. Each category is filled with tons […]

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How to Build A Modeling Portfolio

March 31, 2012

Building a modeling portfolio is the first step on your path to being a model, and it immensely helps in acquiring agency representation as well. There are many ways to build your portfolio, but however you choose to go about it, you must bear in mind that your modeling portfolio is an extremely vital accessory- […]

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Models- Know Your Worth!

March 16, 2012

Author: Sarah McDowd Lately I have noticed an increasing (and utterly obnoxious) trend in the modeling industry- Casting calls and potential bookings describing their particular jobs’ compensation; not with a monetary amount, but with a craftily-worded roadblock instead. Some examples of this include: “pay is open to discussion”, “negotiable”, or “send us your rate.” (Author’s […]

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Models and Measurements

March 4, 2012

What models need to know on the subject, including instructions for finding their accurate measurements. (Note- instructions are found at the end of this article) In the modeling industry, it is vital that you take the time to accurately determine ALL of your measurements. There is a proper method to this, but looking down at […]

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Email Etiquette for Models

March 2, 2012

A brief lesson- the first of many, in “Email Etiquette for Models”: Let’s honestly analyze your email address- If you are submitting yourself for modeling jobs online, and doing so with the email address PartyGirl69_420xxx@stonerbitch.com, or even better- BlowjobsAreSOOOAwesome@yahoo.com, briefly take a moment, reflect on this choice, and punch yourself in the face. This moniker […]

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Why I created this site- Model Musings…

March 1, 2012

Whenever a new model enters into the world of modeling, it is undeniably overwhelming- the cold, pitiless Future plays no favorites, offers no insight, and promises nothing. For this individual, there are a million things to learn, a million rules to remember, and a million things left to chance. It can be scary, so naturally […]

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