|About the Book|
Many merely dream about that fabulous career on the runway and in front of the cameras, but bestselling author Jeanne Rejaunier actually became a successful model in New York and Europe and in this book tells readers how they can, too. Teens, youngMoreMany merely dream about that fabulous career on the runway and in front of the cameras, but bestselling author Jeanne Rejaunier actually became a successful model in New York and Europe and in this book tells readers how they can, too. Teens, young men and women, children, character types, the elderly, the ugly, and just plain ordinary folk can find work as models, explains Rejaunier. Her new book, a companion piece to her previous titles on modeling, her million copy bestselling novel The Beauty Trap and nonfiction The 50 Best Careers in Modeling, provides insights into everything each type needs to know to initiate a career and become established in the various facets of modeling at a local, regional, national, and international level.Some of the topics covered in Modeling from the Ground Up: Strategies For Building a Successful Modeling Career include: What it takes to be a model- how to find a model agency- how to present yourself on a modeling interview- varieties of modeling assignments- what to ask photographers and how to pose for them- how to get free photographs- wardrobe know-how- makeup and hair styling for go sees and bookings- runway and camera tips- model portfolios- the nuts and bolts of live modeling- fashion- print- commercials- creating an image- contracts and negotiations- modeling in American cities large and small- modeling in Europe and Japan- making the most of your strengths and weaknesses- marketing your image- and much, much more ...Aspiring young female models worldwide will welcome this book, as will a growing portion of men headed for careers on the runway and in front of the camera. Stage mothers and fathers seeking advancement for their offspring will discover invaluable pointers on how to handle a child’s career. Established models, too, will find helpful information in Rejaunier’s book, for which there is also an audience of character people, seniors, and others who wish to initiate or enhance their careers in all facets of the modeling profession.