**Vanessa**Model Female Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
My Website: My Facebook (recent pictures)My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/Vanessa
Mayhem # 6530
*I don't plan on updating this much anymore, aside from the pictures on my profile. If you want to see my new modeling pictures, please visit my Facebook*
Photo by Dean Karr
I will do select TFwhatever, and will happily! work for clothes, jewelry, anything awesome as long as I feel you can add something extra special to my portfolio, but my normal charge rates are as follows...
$75/hour for anything with clothes.
$100/hour for anything without clothes.
And unless you are an amazing photographer I've been wanting to work with since I started modeling, I will not do nudes for free.
If you've got skills with a lens, I'm thrilled to work with you.
However, unless I have worked with the photographer before and we have developed a trust, I will NOT go to a photoshoot by myself.
Also, I do all the editing on my own photos (with a few exceptions) because I know how I want my pictures to look.
I have close to 60...or over 60, I lost count...something tattoos including sleeves in progress on both arms and across my upper and lower back, a large chest piece that's still in the works, as well as my knuckles and 2 other very visible hand tattoos.
So if you're looking for someone "normal" looking, I'm not it, nor do I want to be.
At the moment, my hair is shaggy and growing out on the left side ( I had it shaved for a while) and down to my boob on the other.
I have lots of clip in colored extensions I use regularly that also come in handy during shoots.
My ears are at a 00 gauge (that's as big as I plan on going with that). No other piercings, I took them all out.
I also have scarification/cutting scars on my left arm and left leg, as well as healed white scars all over both arms and ankles (these can be easily photoshopped out.).
If you have a problem with body modifications, I have a problem with you.
Photo by Dave Marsh
I'm a very experienced nude model.
I love nude modeling, and I'm completely happy being naked in front of a lens.
But if the situation is the least bit uncomfortable, I will stop the shoot and leave.
As the first photo on this page alludes to, I love taking controversial photos. Photos that are disturbing, over the line and thought provoking. Those are my favorite.
I love making ugly things beautiful.
I have gallons of fake blood and I'm also able to make it REALLY easily and make it real looking.
I can make bruises and cuts with makeup and lots of other things. I've been doing it for years.
I'm also, obviously, up for real cutting as I've done in a few shoots before. I like scars.
I've also done play piercing shoots before but honestly, not a big fan of that because I don't like being pierced, I'd rather be cut.
In that same vein..kind of...I have severe anemia, so I always have bruises on me.
Usually my legs because I'm pretty damn clumsy;)
I also love anything pertaining to androgyny.
I WILL NOT shoot anything in or on fur. Fur is disgusting.
I have a VAST collection of clothes, costumes, vintage hats, shoes, and I can do styles (hair and make-up) from the 1700's to futuristic looks.
As for what else I do outside the modeling realm , I've been singing opera for almost 19 years, and I've been a rock singer for 15.
On the scholastic side of things, to quell the popular conception models are flighty airheads, I've been reading and writing at a college level since I was 8, thus spawning my interest in English and journalism.
I majored in English and minored in Media/Music journalism for the 2 years I spent in "real" college.
I hate school though, (to this day, I have nightmares about still being in high school) so I never finished.
I also went to FIDM for Fashion Design in LA for a few semesters.
I HATED it due to the fact they're really not interested in personal style AT ALL there, and got into modeling instead.
I'm looking into becoming an English as a Second Language teacher in Tokyo, as I'm already teaching many of my Japanese friends English.
I've been a freelance make-up artist for myself and others for...I don't know how long.
I do all my own hair and make-up unless an artist is required for the specified assignment and even then, I'm not fond of others doing my make-up.
I do like people doing my hair, though, because I don't know what to do with it half the time.
Overall, I'm just a tall, friendly goofball with exhibitionist tendencies and good work ethic:)
Photo by Pat Berrett
Elliot Raymond/Railh (Photographer-MM# 4526)
Dave Hotchkiss/MorningStar Graphics (Photographer-MM# 7556)
Greg Munro (Photographer-NY)
Lauren Michelle (Model/Photographer-CA)
Stephen Levine (Photographer-NY)
Marilyn Manson-(Photographer/make-up artist/wardrobe stylist for this particular shoot-CA)
Liz from Albuquerque Magazine (Photographer-NM)
Rick Lujan/Pulp Photography (Photographer-MM #353)
Michael/TripHammer Industries (Photographer-MM#54733)
Dave Naz (Photographer-Los Angeles-CA)
Pat Berrett (Photographer-MM-#484)
John Salazar (Photographer-Albuquerque, NM)
Wevulla/Nolan Rudi (Photographer-MM-#111189)
Steve Prue (Photographer-MM-#311)
Japanese photographers who ambushed me at Anime Expo 2007
Tod-(Junker Designs Photographer-Los Angeles)
Dean Karr-(Photographer-Los Angeles)
Robert Chouraqui- (Photographer-France)
Loren Higgins (Photographer-NM-MM#447776)
Karen Kuehn (Photographer-Everywhere)
Shawn Christianson-(Photographer-Redlands, CA)
As of July 2010, I've become a model for the Santa Fe Photo Workshop International, I couldn't even begin to list how many photographers I've worked with in this program. They're all amazing!
Jon Sakura (Photographer-NM)
Dave Marsh (Photographer/Hair Stylist-NM)
Rip Williams (Photographer-NM)
Juanita Sanchez (Photographer-NM)
Cicatrix Designs (Stylist-MM-#155986)
Punk Canvas Clothing
Refuse To Be Usual (Taiwan-http://stores.ebay.com/REFUSE-TO-BE-USU … esstQQtZkm)
Lauren Fisher aka Tabulous
Karen from the Zombie Fashion Show
www.zeroboutique.com (in the Zerokids section)
www.lastofadyingbreed.net (out of business)
MAGAZINES & BOOKS-
February 2005 issue of "Tattoo Savage"-photo featured in an article about "Art With Latex", a jewelry company that makes amazing creations out of durable, wearable vinyl.
August 2005 issue of Albuquerque Magazine-featured model in a 15 page spread about The Phoenix Agency.
January 2007-Kaos Market Clothing catalog
The ad I'm in for Kaos Market has been in TONS of body modification magazines.
Japanese Pop Culture magazine JPopNeo.
2008 cover of Fiery Foods Magazine.
Photo in Fangoria for their "Weekend Of Horrors" in Los Angeles.
Robert Chouraqui's upcoming 2nd book.
Interview/photos in Italian Horror Magazine online http://www.horrormagazine.it/rubriche/3326/
Photo spread for High Times Magazine-January 2009
Multiple interviews for Auditory Assault (music and modeling related)
Interview for Phoenix Rising Ezine (music related)
Ladies of Metal E-book, Book 4 (music related)
My tattoos have been in loads of magazines.
Vampire News by Bertena Varney and Stavros Cockrell- vampire themed photos featured.
Featured alongside 7 other Duke City Darlins at http://www.autostraddle.com/, a lesbian guide to Albuquerque.
Necro Girls Issue 2 (April 2013) 2 page spread with photos and full interview
Cover model for "Vampire News (The Not Quite Dead Edition)" By Bertena Varney
By Juanita Sanchez
MOVIES & TELEVISION-
"Ironwood"- Indie Albuquerque movie filmed in 2004, released in 2006.
Played the character of a waitress in a bar.
"Wizard Of Gore"- Horror movie starring Crispin Glover, Jeffrey Combs, Kip Pardue and Bijou Phillips.
Played the character of the Ringmaster at the Circus Of Horrors/one of the girls wrestling in blood.
G4- featured interview on the show "Icons". Airing began June 10th, 2006. the uncut version began airing July 1st, 2006.
VH1- Featured quite a bit in footage filmed at a Sevendust show in Albuquerque, NM March 13th.
The Zone- Commercial for the store that began airing in Albuquerque summer 2006.
Independent horror/comedy "The Dawn Meets The Day".
I played a school teacher that got eaten by zombies.
I loved it.
Upcoming horror/thriller "Dead Billy" (pre production)
The Dwarves- FEFU (released June 2006)
Marilyn Manson-Heart Shaped Glasses (featured model-released May 2007)
Abraham The Poor- Quelle Horreur! (Released May 2011)
Crimson Fool- Your Love Is Suicide ( summer 2012)
OTHER GOOD STUFF-
Aveda Hair Runway show in May 2005 Charity Runway Show "Creme De La Do"-Hosted by RuPaul.
Vanity Exotique Fashion Show benefiting the Humane Association-June 2006.
"Medusa" photo featured in art display of the 2006 New Mexico State Fair
One of the original Dr.Steel Nurses.
Model for 4 pieces of art by my dear friend Rion Vernon of www.pinuptoons.com.
Toyota Hemi Model-Albuquerque Auto Show 2005
Featured in "Ink, Not Mink" campaign for peta2.org.
Featured in the 2nd Edition Rion Vernon SG Playing Cards.
Photos by Elliot Raymond used for Marc Pardo Aveda salon in Nob Hill, Albuquerque.
"Back From The Dead" zombie fashion show for Factory on 5th-July 2009
Special Guest Appearances at:
Fangoria Weekend of Horrors 2007- Burbank, CA
San Diego Comic-Con 2007 (working for TokyoPop)-San Diego, CA
Wizard World Dallas 2007- Dallas, TX
Albuquerque Comic Expo 2011 (working for Gamers Anonymous)-Albuquerque, NM
San Diego Comic Con 2011- (Real life Cassie Hack for Tim Seeley for Images Limited) -San Diego, CA
Monsterpalooza 2012- Burbank, CA
Albuquerque Comic Expo 2012- Duke City Darlins/Bobombshells
Dos Equis/Heinekin Spokesmodel-Elliot's in Corrales, NM and Kelly's Pub in Rio Rancho, NM
Bands/Clubs/Promotion companies use my photos for fliers and other promotion all the time. I couldn't even begin to list them!
Background vocals for 30 Seconds to Mars' album "This Is War".
Cover in the "Faces Of Mars" first edition of 30 Seconds To Mars "This Is War"
Featured in 30 Seconds To Mars' "Artifact" dvd.
Runway show for Textile Vixens, modeling clothes from Tokyo Hardcore-Benefit for UNICEF-September 2010
Hair Ink booth at Rock The Ink at The Hard Rock, Albuquerque, NM.
Real life Cassie Hack-Tim Seeley's Booth- Comic Con International 2011-San Diego, CA
The 3rd Annual People's Art Show-Albuquerque 2012-February 2012
Toni & Guy's 7 Deadly Sins Hair Show benefiting The Albuquerque Homeless Shelter-Jester of Wrath-May 2012
Photo By: Rip Williams
Last but not least, DO NOT contact me asking to pay to shoot with you.
Or do nudes for free.
You will be laughed at and ignored.