Los Angeles, CA
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1. Can you describe the image that was painted on you during your body painting session with Mark Greenawalt?
It was a sci fi warrior outfit. Pretty cool!
2. How did you first hear about Mark Greenawalt's body painting artform and how did you get involved?
I was working with a photographer, Phil, who knew him and wanted to set up a shot involving bodypainting.
3. Was this your first experience at being body painted? If not describe previous sessions.
It was my first real session. I did one before that was a body painting thing, but the job came out messy. It was done with airbrush and was a tiger theme.
4. What were your reasons for modeling for a body painting session with Mark Greenawalt?
I was working with Phil and I wanted to be done with body paint and saw Mark's work and thought he was really good.
5. Do you have previous modeling experience? If so, please list any highlights.
I have tons, but they are all so different. I love modeling so I would say that they were all highlights in my life. Each shoot brings something special and I walk away from it learning something.
6. What does it feel like to get painted?
It feels really good. I like the way the latex felt too. Cool.
7. What advice would you give another model who is considering being bodypainted by Mark Greenawalt?
What are you waiting for??! Do it! It is well worth it and it will add a lot to your portfolio.
8. What were the reactions of people that saw your images (friends, relatives, significant others, etc.)?
People went crazy over it. They really loved the whole theme, too.
9. Which of Mark's bodypaintings is your favorite (besides your own, of course)?
I love the animal print ones and know that he has done those before but hope that he will do an animal he hasn't worked on yet so that I can be an animal, too. :)
10. Would you consider being painted again by Mark Greenawalt?
What??! Are you crazy?! Of course.
11. If you were to be painted again, what type of image would you like to try?
I am open to allowing the creativity to take flight. I wouldn't mind being one of the queen cards for his series.
12. Describe the atmosphere of the session (relaxed, awkward, rushed, professional, etc.).
Professional and fun.
13. Did you feel or seem like you were wearing clothes once you were painted?
Actually I did. We even walked out into the parking lot where I really felt clothed.
14. Where did you get painted and where did you do the photoshoot?
We shot and I got painted at Paris Troy's Studio.
15. Looking back, what was your favorite part of getting body painted?
Getting a chance to see a master at work. :)
16. Looking back, what was your least favorite part of getting body painted?
Least Favorite thing was having to pull off the latex in some of the areas where it was really sticking. Painful. Ouch! :)
17. Do you associate body painting more with art or with porn?
18. What celebrity would you like to see body painted and why?
I wouldn't mind seeing Harrison Ford or Robin Williams painted. That could be interesting. :)
19. How easy did the paint come off?
The paint was easy. The latex was difficult to remove in some areas. ouch :)
20. What comments do you have about body painter Mark Greenawalt (be careful, he may quote you on this)?
He is a lot of fun to work with and very creative in his projects. He can also take some
great pictures! A man of many talents!