Chin Dixon [jamaicanchiny]
When did you start modeling? What kind of jobs do you usually do?
I started modeling 3 yrs ago, I do more print, runway, high fashion.
Is your 'book' online? Can you provide a link to it?
dont have a website as yet working on it but you can view my work on my fan page
What is the most characteristic work you've done in your career?
I have done the play boy golf tournament, also done a lot of charity work for the Haiti, also I am a signed Model for Mariana London Lingerie located in Palm Beach. Also working on with Mangas Rose, Fetutti Jewelry catolog. I also done Commercial pilots and music videos and promotional work for xo management.
What method did you follow to get the expression or the attitude that they were seeking?
Well, directors and designers find me easy to work with because I dont complain and I try to bring out there vision as suppose to others that complains and state that they cant, with me I try before I throw in the towel.
Are you recognized on the street? Is it annoying?
No I am not that famous, many people who knows me and know what I do say I look totally different from when I am in front of the camera than my daily attire.
Do you pose nude? Yes, no, it depends?
No I have never done anything nude, and I dont intend to.
Would you like to work behind the camera? Have you ever tried?
Yes I would like to try it someday, I have assisted in directing fashion shows before but never have I had the opportunity.
Do you see the profession as a springboard to something else, or something lasting?
Currently right now I am not getting any younger and I feel it could be lasting but I also try to have a backup just in cast this comes to an end.
When you finish a session, do you tend to think you could have done better? Do you depend on someone who will critique you honestly?
Yes, I always look at my picture and state that I could have done something to make every picture stand out. Then I turn to the photographer or stylist to ask how did I do or for some direction that next time I can do better.
When you see the result, is it usually as you imagined?
Sometimes the results are jaw dropping like wow...sometime it is per the energy that I put in but sometimes it can be a bit dis-satisfying but its for me to look at it and do better next time..
What do you think of anorexia? Do you think the fashion industry is responsible for this epidemic in some way?
I feel that you should not have to starve yourself. Yes they are because they are so on the girls to loose weight. Knowing that I am a curvy model I have a lot of directors telling me I have too much hips or that I am too thick.
Name three male and female models whose work you admire.
Tyra Banks, Heidi, and Noami Campbell
What magazine do you dream of appearing on the cover of?
Styles, Elle, Cosmo
What are your favorite clothes brands?
What clothes are you wearing right now?
DKNY, Guess, RL
How do you stay in shape, physically and mentally?
I workout and I listen to music and read and hang out with friends with positive attitudes.
What places have you traveled to for work?
Is it possible to do good work, but not like the product or project?
yes, because I dont drink but yet I can always promote the brand without letting anything hinder me from showcasing
What's your secret to getting your day off to a good start?
Well first I have to have my Special K cereal with vanilla and Almonds with soy milk to start my day. then I go for 6 mile jog on the beach.
Do you have a special diet of some kind?
I am a vegetarian, I only eat seafood.
What advice would you give to someone who is going to a casting call for the first time?
To be confident, and never to show that you are nervous.