3 The professional model
If you want professional results then your chances of success are increased by hiring professional models. Models aren’t cheap, but if you get enough artist friends together to chip in then it become an affordable option. Another approach is to trade photoshoot images with an aspiring model who’s just starting out. As a professional artist I use professional models. Here, Alana Brekelmans poses as the Aztek Queen from my previous thumbnail sketch. The benefit of using a professional model is evident in this shot.