1. Yes, it is possible to make a living doing this
But it takes a lot of hard work and a good reputation. For every hour spent in front of the lens or canvas, roughly 9 million are spent networking, updating portfolios, organizing work, advertising, applying to castings, travelling to and from locations, packing/unpacking for jobs (because even nude models are often expected to bring props/accessories/ clothing) and attacking what I like to affectionately refer to as ‘the email mountain’. (We are grateful for the email mountain—it keeps us in business. We just wish we could hire some...
In many ways, making a career out of modeling depends on three key factors:
Your genetic makeup
Your determination and hard work
Your willingness to focus on the type of modeling best suited toward your answers to 1 and 2.
Many models dream of walking the runways of Milan. Many dream of having their faces in magazines and commercials. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re one of those people. But are you putting your time and energy into the best places for your individual success?
Hard work and determination are important; they can make the difference between...