THE MUST READS
THE SELF MADE MODEL
There are two books you should read and down right study to understand this industry. You'll start to understand the language, the business and reality of it from well rounded perspectives. Buy These books! read them, take notes, breath them in... you got this.
Pricing Beauty is an intelligent
look from the inside. It's a little intimidating getting started
but by the second chapter
you'll pick up on the goods...everything from the language of the bookers
and agencies to the economic engine that keeps it going.
It has a clear sense of reality,
and puts a focus on peoples experiences, rich chunks of information the and magic behind the look. Ashley Mears
does a great job of putting it all together. It's A MUST READ
The Self-Made Model
This book gets into
how to get started in the industry and build a career
without an agency.
It plays a fantastic opposite
to the argument that a model needs an agency.
It shows that you can make incredible strides on your own. Cristy Gabriel has flown around the world and back and can show you how to live the model life all through education, ambition, and hard work. It's a great book for new models covering all the basics too.
Just what should I expect and what is expected of me.
Lets keep it simple, These books should nourish your career for a while.