Louis Santore

Artist/Painter Male Middletown, New Jersey, US My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/lsantoreartstudio
Mayhem # 1167017

About Me

Thank you for visiting my page.
I am both a painter and photographer. I'm building a body of work in the theme of boudoir photography. I am also interested in creating work for Fashion, Fantasy, Horror and book cover illustration to be published in highly established magazine publications as well as creating a clientele base for my Boudoir photography business: ( A Charming Essence Boudoir Photography LLC.)

Process of hiring(Selected Models):
When selecting a model, I choose a model based on experience and background as well as style and look that appropriately fits the theme.

When presenting an idea/composition, I sketch out or create a mood board that visually explains the look and concept I'm going for.

Terms of payment:

Experienced Professional Models that are selected are paid an hourly rate. Rates will be determined by Experience.  Wardrobe requirements will be discussed as per style of lingerie, swimwear, or specified fashionable clothing. Compensation will be discussed and negotiated through via email.

A MakeUp Artist, Hair Stylist, and Wardrobe Stylist are provided at all shoots unless otherwise.

Any and all incidental travel expenses, or fees must be discussed 2 weeks prior to scheduled shoot by email. 

It is encouraged that all models to bring a companion/friend to the shoot.


TFP (Trade for Print):
To any model(s), wardrobe stylists, hair stylists and Makeup Artists as well as clothing designers who are new to the industry and looking to build up their portfolio, I offer photography services to help enhance your portfolio as well as my own. For further questions please contact me at the email listing below.

To contact me: please send me a message on MM or at my direct email addresses listed below.  lssantore@hotmail.com
lssantore@gmail.com

Cancelation Policy:
If you are hired for a shoot and you need to cancel for any reason please send notification 10 days prior to the shoot. I will work with you and gladly reschedule. Last minute cancellations without extenuating circumstances and/or reasonable cause: such as illness, hazardous weather, and unavoidable emergencies etc., will not be acceptable.

If a model fails to cancel within the ten day policy an itemized expense report will be sent showing the fees that need to be reimbursed(for all kill fees which include, Makeup artist, Hair Stylist, studio rental, set up and deconstruction etc.)

Closing Statement:
"As a painter and a photographer"

To paint light is the key of creating a beautiful and effective image. Through the lens or how an image is sketched or painted, it is key to understand the light that illuminates your subject. Being a painter has helped guide me through understanding composition and has further advanced me to become a more effective photographer. To conceptionally create an effective image whether it's a photograph or painting, a true artist understands the narrative and mood that needs to be expressed through composition and theme.

Credits

Swimsuit Photo shoot at Avon Beach NJ with model Alyssa Caruso.
Article by Jeff Crespi Professional Event and music Photographer had this to say about A Charming Essence Boudoir Photography: https://jeffcrespirocks.wordpress.com/2 … otography/

Another amazing Swimsuit Photo shoot at Avon Beach NJ with the beautiful and talented model Neesy Rizzo. Article by Professional event and music Photographer Jeff Crespi of Jeff Crespi Rocks had another great experience assisting photographer Louis J Santore of A Charming Essence Boudoir Photography...
https://jeffcrespirocks.wordpress.com/2 … he-scenes/



EDUCATION:
Art Academy of Hillsborough:
Painting Techniques, Illustration principles and concepts: Instructor: Kevin Murphy
2009-2010

New York Academy of Art New York, NY    2002-2004
Master of Fine Arts in Painting
Awarded Cum Laude and $2500 scholarship

School Of Visual Arts New York, NY    1997-2001
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration

Marvel Comics Inc. New York, NY    1999-2001
Internship: Assistant of Editor Bobby Chase and assistant Editor Brian Smith


GALLERY EXHIBITIONS:

MONMOUTH FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Monmouth Reform Temple, Tinton Falls NJ, 2006-2013
Juried Show:  Demonstration: Facial expression in watercolor Spring
Exhibited in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Chairman Artist management: Alice Berman

Joseph Thomas Galleries
White Plains NY
February 2008 Something About Love:
Alden staffing Inc.

Gravity Artworks Gallery
Norwalk, CT
Awfully Beautiful:
April 18 - May 16, 2009
Alden Staffing Inc.

Monmouth University
ROTARY ICE HOUSE GALLERY
(Faculty Exhibition)
Long Branch NJ, 2006:
Gallery Director, Scott Knauer

Covert Gallery
Red Bank NJ, 2005
Gallery director, Chris Covert
Art alliance
Open House Red Bank NJ, 2005


New York Academy of Art:
Diploma Project Exhibition: New York NY, 2004

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Casting Call
Jul 12, 2015 Clothing Designer for Lingerie and Bikini Swimwear Shoots for TFP/TFCD
Jun 29, 2015 TFP/TFCD shoot for Boudoir/Fashion/Bikini Swimwear

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