The Thorny Rose

Model Female Chicago, Illinois, US My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/TheThornyRose
Mayhem # 25920

About Me

I miss this.  Who wants to play?  I need to update more port to reflect my new hair and smaller frames (about 10 lbs less of me from what is shown in my current port!)  I'm willing to do some trade work to update wink  Please be aware that I work full time so I need at least 2 weeks notice for shoots- I'm a busy girl outside of work as well 

There are a lot of people I'd love to work with right now.  Unfortunately, I need to travel to get to most of them.  Currently, the list includes the D.C. area, New York, Missouri, and California .  If you can help make that happen, contact me please.


**I tend to be like a guy when it comes to setting up shoots ... I'm not good at taking hints that ya wanna shoot with me.  Sly hints don't work, strong hints don't work; just tell me and we'll get something set up :-) **

My name is Beth.  If you get to know me well enough, you'll probably start calling me by my nickname: Hawt-Ass Beth or H.A.B. for short. *smirk*

What you need to know about me:
-I’m a big dork.  I openly admit it, so don’t say you weren’t warned.  I’m also terribly sarcastic.  I can almost guarantee that the combination of those two tidbits of information will come in handy.
-I model because it is something that I genuinely
love to do. I’ve been at this for over three years and I’m constantly learning new things and growing.   I love being creative and collaborating with wonderful photographers, artists, and other models. 
-I love to laugh and have a good time during a shoot, but I know how and when to be serious.  A few shots of me making silly faces at you are generally a sign of a good shoot.
-I’m a bit shy at first, but I tend to warm up to people quite easily.
-I have curves- hips and a bum specifically.  My body is not perfect; I realize this.  I love my body the way it is, so I hope you do too.  I have been working out and have a bit of noticeable muscle-tone, particularly in the abdominal region.  Hopefully, I'll have updated photos of this soon.
-I’m very open-minded when it comes to shooting, but there are some things I’m just not interested in.  I even made a list for your reference, so keep reading smile
-I've been known to cook for photographers I work with, especially if they are kind enough to give me a place to stay while I am in their area smile
-I like using dashes to help organize my thoughts.

-Chuck Norris is Thorny Rose strong.  True story

I want to do shoots that aren't so typical, shots that bring interest and make people think, as well as shots that are simply beautiful and artistic.

Genres I prefer:
-Goth/Alt
-Film Noir
-Dark art
-Body painting
-Artistic nudes
-Fine art nudes
-Figure work
-Fashion nudes

Not interested in:
-TFP/CD nudes (paid assignments only)
-Shoots involving smoking or drug use
-TFP/CD bondage (paid only)
-Damsel in distress
-Foot fetish (sorry, I don’t have pretty feet)
-Playboy/Maxim style shots
-Pink/spread shots
-Penetration shots

My stance on the nudies: I really enjoy shooting nudes and creating art.  Running around naked is one of my favorite things to do... plus it makes my bag a whole lot lighter for shoots.  However, I feel I've reached a point that some compensation is needed for art nudes.  If this is what you're interested in shooting with me, shoot me a message.  My rates are very reasonable and negotiable.  There are some exceptions to this compensation rule (photographers with whom I've collaborated previously, exceptional photographers or for intriguing projects.) but for the most part, I plan to stick by it.  It never hurts to ask though.

-You’ve read this far?  Keep going… you’re almost there.

I've worked with photographers from all over the Midwest and other areas as well.  I am willing to travel for a shoot (reimbursement depending on how far, especially with prices of gas being so high).  Please contact me with interest or if you’d like some references.  I’m happy to provide them upon request.

I'm currently accepting mainly paid work, with occasional TFP/CD.  Nudes will require some type of compensation.  My rates vary and are negotiable; don't be afraid to ask.  I'm not that expensive. 

Contact me with any ideas you'd like to collaborate on or if you'd like to set up a shoot- I've got a few ideas brewing too.

-You made it all the way through.  Congratulations!  Shoot me a message, leave me a tag or comment, and I can return the favor by checking out your profile. smile

Oh, and if you just can't get enough, my blog is up and running again:
http://thethornyrose.blogspot.com/



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Travel/Upcoming shoots/Events:
~Dates not determined yet: NEW YORK- booking paid and unpaid

Credits

If I somehow forgot to put you in here, don't throw a fit... just let me know and I'll fix it :-)

Photogs Worked With:
*=multiple times
Joel Schwan MM #26221
*Andi Young MM  #12227
*Nad Iksodas MM #3971
*Gary Mitchell MM #24931
*TheAnj MM #7199
Oliver Cole MM #8250
Glenn5790 MM#39309
*Art Schotz MM#52971
*Gary DeLisle MM #11988
*Alan Klem MM #17186
David Linke MM #79534
Glen Barry MM #38761
*Eric Cain MM #6616
*Boyd Hambleton MM #152
Patrick Dew MM #27335
Jay Hammye MM #86429
William Kious MM #7390
*Dee (FlutterBy Studios) MM #3205
*McKenzie Brothers MM #93647
By A Goddess Images MM# 101260
*Sin City Dreams MM# 173882
Phun Photography MM #120554
Kidtee Hello MM #4702
*Nihilus MM # 26850
Convent Studios MM #35147
Headtrip Imaging MM #131557
Optical Aristocracy MM #230947
Sherry Parker MM #248800
*Melvin Moten MM #2081
Beth Risenburg Photography MM #198683
Bixler Photography MM #42375
Springheel MM #178095
VanKou MM #40923
Synthetic Shadows MM #258
Eric Tragedy MM #5994
Layzi Photography MM#142789
Pixiefish Photography MM#275290

Models worked with:
Melissa Kennedy MM #4902
MsMojoRisinBJae MM #67594
*Sleep to Dream MM #70782
*Crystallyn MM #117965
Pheona MM #107974
Katherine Rose MM #87212
C MM #25558
Reztez MM #94927
Tyrgrim MM #188546
Model Sarah MM #9510
Xie MM #2000

Hairstylists Worked with:
Sapphire Hair Diva MM# 250430

Stylists Worked With:
*She Saw Red MM#129881

MUA's Worked with:
*Linda Kious MM#88178
*Dee MM# 3205
About Faces MM# 160433
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Print Credits:
Books- Black Swamp Girls Volume 2
Black Swamp Girls Volume 3
Black Swamp Girls Volume 4
Magazines- XM West Issue 1 (photo featured on photographer feature)

Galleries:
*Featured in an upcoming Gallery at the CAC

Runway:
Spring 2007 Prom Fashion Show with Bellisima Bridal

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