Maria Turner

"I'm hoping a brand see's something that they like to me. Something that says "wow that face that style would be perfect to portray my brand". "

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Nice to meet you, Maria! May we have your email address, please?

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What is your location, Maria?
United States

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Alright, now for the interview! Firstly Maria, how would you best describe yourself?

Maria. Tell us ABOUT yourself. 
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I studied a John Casablanca modelling school and have always been in love with beautiful things, works of art, and how humans can be works of art themselves. I have a very creative mind set, and try to see the beauty in everything and everyone. I love taking pictures and feeling beautiful. I want to make a statement, and most of all be more than a pretty face. I want people to know I have a brain & I'm educated as well as pretty. 

Our readers would love to get to know you more Maria. Tell us about yourself, why you are passionate about what you do, and your journey so far.
I was the classic ugly duckling story. A seriously unattractive kid, when I hit my teen's something changed. And I noted it affected how others treated me, and not always in a good way. I strive to show beauty should shine from the INSIDE out.

Would you like to complete our full Editorial interview or skip straight to uploading your photos?
Keep interviewing me!

What are your goals and how do you see yourself progressing in the field Maria?
I'm hoping a brand see's something that they like to me. Something that says "wow that face that style would be perfect to portray my brand". 

How do you communicate with people Maria? Are you patient? Are you friendly? How open are you to clients’ requirements?
Very well..I'm a total people person easy and outgoing. Positive and fun loving. 

If you had to do it over again, what would you change Maria?
Ahhhh.. Hmmm..Well, I'd of started modelling more seriously at a younger age. I didn't take it as seriously as I should have...Now I do.

Who is your hero Maria, and how have they helped you get to where you are?
Honestly my kids. We have definitely not had the best of luck, but we got through it. And THEY are so amazing it amazes me daily how awesome they are. .. I've been through things that would have killed most...But I'm here and stronger for it.

How important are creative education courses Maria? Have you taken any, and did you find them useful?
Um....I have...And yes and no. I feel some people are born with the creative "bone" in them...others need a Lil push or help to see things that way. 

Do you have any tips for someone who is just starting out in the industry?
Be confident!! Be persistent and believe in yourself. 

Please add any photo credits for the photos you uploaded so that everybody can get recognised.
Creative Genie Photography