30. Forming a Group

Artists are more likely to call on a model when they know you can
be reached, and are sure to turn up yourself, or arrange for a
substitute, if you aren’t available. Get in touch with other models;
make sure that one or more will be willing to trade off assignments
with you. An artist or workshop may be able to help you develop such
a group, or find one that is already in existence near you.

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31. Practising Together

Modeling is a performing art; usually it is a lonely one. As with
acting, singing, and dancing, however, it can he improved by group
attention. Even solo performers work with teachers, do recitals
together, and watch each other work. This has not been a practise
with models before, chiefly – I think – because we have not properly
recognized that it could he valuable. Please email me if you are
interested,

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32. Social Contacts

Modeling brings a person, naked, into public contact with other
people, all of whom are clothed. The discrepancy between clothedness
and nakedness sets up an artificial separation which tends to be
continually jarring. Some models counteract the jarring effect of
this discrepancy by developing social contacts at nudist resorts or at
clothes-optional recreation sites (usually pools and beaches) where
nakedness is shared instead of isolated, social nudity is far more
different from nudity for modeling than people often recognize.

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