Posts with tag: "Interview"
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.

 

 


 
Friday 28 November 2014
By Mr. GC
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Danysha Van Putten, Freelance Model was selected Model of the Month for November. We have interviewed Danysha. Here is what she shared:

 

  • How would you describe your professional interests?

 Professionally I love modeling I just feel it's my calling and I just have a passion for it.  

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

I eat about two meals a day breakfast and dinner which consist of oatmeal and orange juice/water, I don't go to the gym as much as I used to but I do a combination of sit-ups, squats, push-ups and crunches.


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

My goals as a model is to walk in the top designer shows (Chanel, Versace, Balmain, etc.) I see myself changing the way they see models not every model is a size zero the average woman is a size 8 wouldn't they want a full figured woman to model their clothes.

  • How do you prepare for a modeling shoot?

Before I shoot I have to listen to my music, my playlist consist of Kayne West, Drake, and PARTYNEXTDOOR.

  • Do you have any hidden talents?

Not so much hidden talent but one of my talents is cooking, I love cooking.

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

I definitely do my own hair, it's rare I allow someone to do my hair because the way my hair is I won't allow anyone to touch it unless it's mandatory. I first learned how to do my make-up on my own face and just gradually learned to perfect applying make-up to my face.

  • How would you describe your style? Consider anything and everything from color to historical eras and more. 

My style is depending on how I feel or who I'm with like if I'm going out with friends, I have to be comfortable first and foremost.


  • Where do you generally shop?

I generally shop at Forever 21, H&M and Topshop.


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

New York is one of the fashion cites of the world, everyone loves NY fashion my opinion I feel you can't really describe NY fashion you have to live in NY to get and like NY fashion.


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

I do have a boyfriend and he's quite supportive of my career. 

  • What is next for you?

Hmm honestly continue to work hard and follow my dream.


  • State your availability: would you travel? Work full-time, part time? 

I work part-time and go to school full-time.

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

I love working with Christopher, great vibe definitely makes me feel relaxed when we shoot.


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

I've done two shoots so far both casual shoots. My favorite one was the last shoot in SoHo, New York City.