If you are thinking of breaking into petite modeling industry and wondering if you should spend hundreds of dollars on modeling school or classes you need to read this article. Here are few facts about modeling schools.
==>Modeling schools will not get you jobs. Clients who are hiring petite models do not care if you have been to modeling school or not. It does not quialify your for job.
==>Modeling schools and classes teach mostly runway modeling techniques. This type of modeling is for fashion industry, and if you are under 5 feet 9 inches there is a next to nothing chance that you will get work as a runway model.
==>Some modeling agencies or managers offer classes to boost their earnings. This is especially common in less populated areas where models are scarce and agency does not earn much money. Be ware of agencies that offer these classes, they are doing so for their own financial gain. A reputable agency would never ask you to pay for classes.
==>You do not have to have a modeling to model for clients. You can get all modeling practice you need by practicing poses in front of your mirror. A client is more interested in your looks and vibrant personality than they are in whether you've had modeling lessons or not.
Many times highschool and college students are approached by a "modleing scout" who offers them opportunity to start their career as a model. Be ware of these people, jsut because they have a business card does not make them an agency who can get you modeling jobs. These scouts are usually paid by modeling schools on a per student basis. For each student they convince to sign up for modeling class they are paid a commission.