Basil Grows

Model Female Columbus, Ohio, US
My Website: Basil Creative
My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/basil
Mayhem # 901200

About Me

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Please note: current hair color is Red, current style is a Mohawk.

I am doing what I do not because I think I am going to make a ton of money doing it, or because I think I am going to be the next 'big thing'. I do this because I love art and I love what I do. That being said..

I am currently mostly looking mostly for paid work. I am willing to do TFP/CD depending on the photographer/project. I have particular interest in vintage, retro, gothic, lolita, latex, and artistic work, though I love trying to create almost any kind of look, and all associated challenges.

So far, I have done almost all of my own hair/makeup in my portfolio. While I am proficient in this area, I would LOVE to work any H/MUA's out there. Same goes for Clothing Designers and Wardrobe Stylists.

Please message me to contact me about any ideas you have, and hopefully we can work something out!

Body Mods:
Piercings include Septum, Lip (lower left side), three in the right and left earlobe, and a Forward Pinna on the right. All of these can be hidden or taken out for shoots.
No ink.

Group Shoot Policy:
I block off group shoot times in two-hour increments. The second hour is for shooting, the first is for getting wardrobe, hair, and makeup situated. While I realize I could book a photographer every hour, I prefer QUALITY to QUANTITY. As such, for most group shoots I will only have four to five slots open. Please note that I don't require the photographer to book ME for the first hour, though if you want to be part of the creative process that's fine, I will just have that time devoted to preparations. Thanks!

Escort Policy:
I don't usually like to bring escorts because I find them to be distracting, and I'm not afraid of you. I could totally take you in a fight. Try me. That being said, when shooting location work I tend to have A LOT of crap with me to move around and helping hands are nice. Not having someone with me is also sometimes not an option if I'm on the road. If perchance I do have an 'escort' per convenience or necessity, I promise they will be unobtrusive, quiet, and probably somewhere else while we're actually shooting.

I do not accept random friends requests or add people randomly. If I have requested you as a friend or accepted your request, it means I would like to work with you!

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Area's of at least semi-regular travel and travel policy: please note that with the exception of California and sometimes Mass, I drive most of these places and am willing to schedule shoots at 'in between' locations at the beginning/end of listed dates! Also, I'm willing to travel anywhere not scheduled around school provided travel expenses are covered for locations outside of Columbus' 270 outer belt.

Johnson City/Knoxville, TN
Toledo, OH
Escondido/San Diego, CA
Washington DC
Boston, MA/Springfield, MA
Outer Banks, NC
Cleveland/Youngstown/Warren, OH

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Credits

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Knaack Photo
Tony Focus MM#586320
Jose G Photo MM#250362 *
Kidtee Hello MM#4702
Thom Foolery MM#1849984
Stillborn Photography MM#172572
Photo's by Dru MM#1845500
Codak MM#1386163
Hatter Photography MM#887309
Wyckoff Photo MM#1116171
JNH Photography MM#797284
Alizarine MM#12227
LOOX MM#588939
epo MM#460931
Laura Dark MM#2333
Captain Tyler Legere MM#1349788
Van Cleave Photography MM#1274910
AnnaInez Photography MM#699082
Curragon Lights MM#1643242 *
Scott Slusher MM#624261
Giles Clement MM#484673 *
e a k MM#368484
Tom deL MM#231627

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She Saw Red MM#129881 *
Beauty and the Bomb MM#1911778 *

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Chelsea Conover *
DollyMisfit MM#1265080

Publications

2010 D20 Girls Magazine Autumn Issue #2
2010 D20 Girls Magazine Winter Issue #3
2010 D20 Girls Magazine Spring Issue #4 (forthcoming)

Prints Shown / Sold At

Kafe Kerouac, Columbus, OH

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2015 Ohayocon J-Fashion Show, Columbus, OH
2015 January RAW Artists Showcase, Columbus, OH
2014 December RAW Artists Showcase, Columbus, OH
2014 Independents Day Fashion Show, Columbus, OH
2014 Midoricon, Maumee, OH
2014 Origins Game Fair, Columbus, OH
2014 Colossalcon Lolita Fashion Showcase, Columbus, OH
2014 Alternative Fashion Week Grand Finale Fashion Show, Columbus, OH
2014 Midoricon 2.5, West Portsmouth, OH
2014 Marcon, Columbus, OH
2014 Ohayocon, Columbus, OH
2013 Youmacon, Detroit, MI
2013 Midoricon, West Portsmouth, OH
2013 Gencon, Indianapolis, IN
2013 Origins Game Fair, Columbus, OH
2013 Marcon, Columbus, OH
2013 Ohayocon, Columbus, OH
2012 Youmacon, Detroit, MI
2012 Midoricon, Cambridge, OH
2012 Gencon, Indianapolis, IN
2012 Origins Game Fair, Columbus, OH
2012 Marcon, Columbus, OH
2012 Megacon, Orlando, FL
2012 Ohayocon, Columbus, OH
2011 Gencon, Indianapolis, IN
2011 Origins Game Fair, Columbus, OH
2011 Marcon, Columbus, OH
2011 Globally Chic Fashion Show, Columbus, OH
2011 Ohayocon, Columbus, OH
2010 SugoiCon, Ft. Mitchell, KY
2010 Charity Game Night, Columbus, OH
2010 Comic Con, San Diego, CA
2010 Changeling Carnaval, Columbus, OH
2010 Origins Game Fair, Columbus, OH
2009 Comic Con, San Diego, CA

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D20 Girls -- Regional Manager for Ohio *
An agency for gamer girls who work as promo models at trade shows, fairs, conventions, and more. For booking information please see d20girls.com. Also responsible for event planning and organization.

Cardhaus Games, Indianapolis, IN
Comic Town, Columbus, OH
Outland on Liberty, Columbus, OH
Evolved Body Art, Columbus, OH
The Garden, Columbus, OH
The Chamber, Columbus, OH

* indicates individuals/companies I have worked with more than once.

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