Is Modeling for You?: The Handbook and Guide for the Young Aspiring Black Model

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780965506403
  • Publisher: Amber Communications Group, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction (Interesting People and Companies for You to Know and Remember)
Super Models and How They Made It To The Top xiv
Black Male Models and What It Took to Get There xx
Leading Black Modeling and Management Agencies xxiii
Top Black Designers in the U.S. and What They Look For In A Model xxvi
Magazines to Read and Other Resources xxxi
Fashion Show Production Companies xxxv
Photographers, Hairstylists and Make-up Artists On The Fashion Scene xxxvii
Tips From Top Models, Agents, Designers xl
Section I The Model's Creed: Accepting Challenges 3
Chapter 1 So You Want To Be A Model-Accepting the Challenge of Modeling 5
Chapter 2 Finding an Agency-How to Be Prepared 9
Chapter 3 The Modeling Agency and How It Works 13
Chapter 4 How to Be Successful in The Modeling Industry 23
Chapter 5 Getting to Know You 29
Chapter 6 Be Prepared 33
Chapter 7 What's Your Market? 35
Chapter 8 First Impression 41
Chapter 9 Wardrobe Builders-Form Good Shopping Habits 45
Chapter 10 Accessories-How Little Things Pull Your Outfits Together 55
Chapter 11 Put Your Best Face Forward 61
Chapter 12 Shaping Up 67
Chapter 13 Beauty-A Dozen Quick Steps to A Model's Natural Look 81
Chapter 14 How to Achieve the Illusion of Perfection 93
Chapter 15 Tips to Help You Get the Best Look For Your Special Features-Your Face, Your Hair, Your Feet, Your Nails 97
Chapter 16 Take Time Out-Cleansing the Mind and Body 114
Chapter 17 Visual Poise Means Great Camerawork 117
Chapter 18 Plan Your Portfolio-You're Almost Ready 123
Chapter 19 Photo Reproduction 131
Chapter 20 Always Be Prepared 133
Chapter 21 Balancing Your Budget-On Your Way to Success 135
Chapter 22 Plus Size Modeling 139
Chapter 23 Children As Models 143
Chapter 24
1) A Word About Fashion Show Commentary and Coordination 149
2) Videos Can Make You A Star/Video Versatility 152
3) What To Look For In Beauty Pageants and Model Searches 153
4) Sample Contract and Prizes For Model's Search 157
5) Sample Resume 161
6) Model's Quiz 162
In Conclusion-Let's Keep In Touch 165
Section II
Sample Cover letter to Modeling Agencies 168
Model Sample Contract 169
Sample Model's Release 170
Model Assignment Sample Pay Voucher 171
Chapter 1 Leading Franchise Schools and Agencies 172
Chapter 2 Full Listing of Modeling Agencies in the United States 179
Chapter 3 Full Listing of International Modeling Agencies 197
Chapter 4
Final Conclusion--Important Information 204
Scouts-Who They Are-What They Do, Resources for Photo 204
Reproduction, Photos On The Internet, Unions, The Black Girls' Coalition 205
Glossary 211
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