Garden Courtesans Photo Shoot

In June I was invited to be a model for a fun shoot with SierraRoses SFX Makeup and Alicyn Drew Photography. The theme was famous historical courtesans. Sierra did our makeup based on historical looks. We shot in Ali’s backyard, which stood in nicely for a fancy garden.

Lena Volkova was Cleopatra, Crazy Jae Cosplay was Liane de Pougy, and I was Madame de Pompadour.

I wore my green francaise gown, but added a new wig and jewelry that I made for the occasion. My hair is 1770s, which is a bit too late for Madame de Pompadour, but I thought big hair would work well for dramatic photos. I love the makeup Sierra did.
Photo by Alicyn Drew

Mike is holding a diffuser over me in this behind the scenes shot.
Photo by Alicyn Drew

Ali got some cool effects by shooting a strobe light through a lace panel.
Photo by Alicyn Drew

I love this photo of Lena with Ali’s dog Daisy.
Photo by Alicyn Drew

Courtesans Shoot

Another shot with the lace panel.
Photo by Alicyn Drew

Jae looks beautiful among the flowers.
Photo by Alicyn Drew

A different shot with fabric, in this case white tulle
Photo by Alicyn Drew

Gossip! LOL!
Photo by Alicyn Drew

Courtesan shoot BTS

This was a really fun day! Mike and I had a great time doing the shoot and getting to hang out with an awesome group of costumers and photographers. Thank you to Sierra and Ali for inviting me!

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