Posts with tag: "December"
Wednesday 24 December 2014
By Mr. GC
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The above video is the behind the scenes with one of the makeup artist from the two day black light project. Makeup artist Rene Fowlkes Slaughter (www.officiallybeatbyrene.com & instagram: officiallybeat) and model Sahneiya Rene executed a successful project. Sahnelya, only 17 from Raleigh North Carolina, was selected for this project and performed accordinly to make this design pop. Below you will see some of the results from results.

 

Also in this project was models Christin Bastista, Robyn Simpson, Andrea Ladson, Sahneiya Rene, and Tytionna Spates. Below you can view some of the results from their shoot.

Overall, this was a great experience for everyone and it will not be the last. The project will take place again in Summer 2015. Sign up ASAP.

 
Wednesday 24 December 2014
By Mr. GC
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The above video is the behind the scenes with one of the makeup artist from the two day black light project. Makeup artist Sharyn Phillips (www.sharynphillipsmua.com & instagram: simply_shayshay) and model Kaitlyne Perrelll executed a successful project. Below you will see some of the results from results.

 

Also in this project was models Jessica Aiken-Lark, Meme Simmons, Stormy Long, LeVanTaY, LaCourtney Finklea and Melvin Johnson. Below you can view some of the results from their shoot.

 

Overall, this was a great experience for everyone and it will not be the last. The project will take place again in Summer 2015. Sign up ASAP.

 
Wednesday 24 December 2014
By Mr. GC
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Natasha Markwick, Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher, Artist, and Freelance Model was selected Model of the Month for December. We have interviewed Natasha. Here is what she shared:

 

  • How would you describe your professional interests?

A passionate struggle, rewarding, giving life lessons and discovering one self.

  • What is your nutrition? How often do you go to the gym? Do you practice constantly?

I am a vegetarian. I put a lot of focus in what i put into my body as well as training every day. I don't go to the gym but i have my workout spots besides classes and rehearsals.

  • What are your goals as a model? How do you see yourself progress in this field?

I believe I can work with a more urban and athletic look and eventually benefit off my dancing background. 

  • How do you prepare for a modeling shoot?

Sleep well, drink lots of water, workout the day before or in the morning.

  • Do you have any hidden talents?

I am an amazing cook haha

  • Do you do your own hair and make-up?

Yes

  • How would you describe your style?

Consider anything and everything from color to historical eras and more. Egyptian queen with a flare of hiphop haha sounds crazy 

  • Where do you generally shop?

Puma, adidas and any kind of unique store i find by accident. 

 

  • What makes [your city's] fashion unique?

So many different backgrounds and cultures in one city anything can pass here. Diversity. 

  • What does your work entail? What are some of the daily habits and disciplines required to become a professional dancer?

Having a clear vision and goal. Staying true to what you are required to do to reach those goals as well as staying healthy and taking care of you body.

  • How did you get started?

I studied at an art school and realized how passionate i was about dancing and how easy it came to me too.


  • Boyfriend/Girlfriend/Husband/Wife. Does it become a problem with your progress?

Sometimes, however if he comes from the same world (artistically) and good communication i find it easier since we understand each others sometimes crazy time schedules. 

  • As a choreographer, who are your influences?  Whose work do you really like? music choice?

I have a ton of people i look up to and respect. Like MopTop, DanceFusion, Laure Courtellemont, JoJo Diggs, Lil Steph to name a few. Music. whatever moves me.   


  • What is next for you?

Building with my crew Funkaholics an entertainment company as well as performances, shows and classes.

  • State your availability: would you travel?

Work full-time, part time? Always up for traveling. i work full-time however, its my time, my work so i am always flexible on how to use it and work around whatever comes my way.


  • How was your experience working with GCPhotographers? Would you work with him again?

Was amazing. He is a great spirit as well as an amazing photographer and was jumping around to get those perfect shots. Would definitely work with him again anytime. 

  • What project(s) did you work on with GCPhotographers?

Last year on a studio set and a few months ago at an outdoor urban shoot.

 

 


 
Thursday 18 December 2014
By Mr. GC
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Thursday 27 November 2014
By 54 Kingdoms
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Black Friday Sale

Empty your wish list, not your wallet! Shop your favorite 54 Kingdoms products online from 12 AM Friday through 11:59 PM Monday, December 1st and save 35%. 

54 Kingdoms - Black Friday Sale
 

Storytellers in Fashion 2014

Are you going to be in the NY metro area this December? If so, come enjoy a night of kulture and storytelling on December 20th at our third annual Storytellers in Fashion showcase. Get your tickets here.

Storytellers in Fashion 2014
 

From our Holiday Partners - PANLA NYC

We have partnered with Panla NYC to save you 15% off ticket price for their upcoming International Night Out event on December 6, and 2015 Before The Ball Drops on December 31. Visit beuevents.com and use discount code 54k. This offer is also valid through Monday, December 1st.
 

This Thanksgiving day (and everyday), we are grateful for those who have and continue to support the 54 Kingdoms Kulture. Your 54 Kingdoms family
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