Thursday, January 10, 2013

NaTyMeTaL (Alternative, Tattooed, Metal, Merch Model from Costa Rica)

Name: Natalia Ugalde Salas
Model Name: NaTyMeTaL
Age: 22
Location: Costa Rica
Height: 5'1''
Tattoos: 6
Piercings: 4 and 0g in each ear

Vishal - What are you doing nowadays? 
Naty - I am working on my magazine Gorgeous Freaks, also still doing some modeling and working at a tattoo shop and my clothing store ;)

Vishal - Can I get the story of your work?
Naty - Well with my magazine, i started on November 2011, so it have been a year since we made it, our store also we started in 2012 but a few months ago we finally put the local store along with a tattoo shop that we own half ;)

And about my modeling i started in 2008 :D

Vishal - Have you ever done a modeling for any Underground Bands and their music? If then do you mind naming few bands?
Naty - Yes i have worked with several bands like Netherbird, Handful Of Hate, Stuka Squadron, ZYNC, Hekatombe, Coils Of The Serpent , Reality Serum, Ukrurku, Terrorismo, Abigail, Quintessence Of Versatility, Reverend Havoc, Nierty, Claymore, The Dust, Time to Kill, Iron Void and more n.n

Vishal - How it feels to be in a Modeling Field?
Naty - It feels good, it's entertaining and i love having fun doing shoots and meeting new ppl to work with ;)

Vishal - Which made you to choose a Modeling Field?
Naty - Well i chose Alternative Modeling because you can be versatile and people dont judge you that much, you can just be you, be unique, have fun, and be crazy, alternative modeling is all about being creative and put ur ideas into artwork!

Vishal - What are your future plans?
Naty - Continue with my magazine and store, also keep modeling for more bands or magazines and try to go to USA to also find more work as an Alternative/Merch/Metal Model

Vishal - What is your opinion on the current state of Modeling?
Naty - Well i think right now if we talk about alternative modeling, it's growing each time, there's a bunch of new models each day from different countries, people are taking it serious n.n

Vishal - Can you recommend us those names that really inspired you?
Naty - Well my inspiration came from music but also there some models that inspired me, like Lilith Ave Satanas, Lamia, Razor Candi, ect ;)

Vishal - Are you satisfied with your work?
Naty - Yes i am very happy with what i have accomplished

Vishal - Ok, what do you want to tell those peoples who wants to come into a field of Modeling?
Naty - Just be urself, dont be afraid to be creative and unique, dont care about what people think, as long as you are happy doing what you want and love then the rest doesnt matter ;)

Vishal - Beside Modelling what else you do?
Naty - I am a graphic designer

Vishal - Is it hard surviving in Modeling Scene?
Naty - Yes it's, because sometimes there's not a lot of support and also there can be a lot of jelousy and hate, sometimes it can be very divided :/

Vishal - What kind of music you listen?
Naty - Metal, horror punk and psychobilly

Vishal - In near future, if any band approaches to you for a Metal Video or any kind of Merchandise shot, how are you going to approve this?
Naty -  i am always happy to work with new bands, so i am open to any suggestions, i like helping people and modeling so any band can contact me anytime!! :D

Vishal - How do you look at those Models who are shooting for Underground Bands?
Naty - I support them, i think it's awesome when underground bands like to use models to promote their stuff, they are supporting alt modeling and alt models are supporting music as well by doing this :)

Vishal - Quick five albums we must have in our collection. In Search of Sanity - Onslaught
Naty - Killing Peace - Onslaught, Location-Cold- Catamenia, Scourge of Malice - Graveworm & Phoenix - Agathodaimon

Vishal - What do you hate most in this field?
Naty - Just when there's fights or jealousy!

Vishal - Is social networking useful for your profession?
Naty - Yes indeed it's, it have helped me a lot to meet people from the metal industry and modeling industry to work with them n.n

Vishal - Can you tell us about your first work experience?
Naty - It was for a local clothing store, my first photoshoot :D

Vishal - Something about you, that peoples doesn’t know.
Naty - Mmm i am a very shy person, even tho i like being in front of the camera, i am very very shy.

Vishal - Lastly, a space for you anything EUMSN have forgotten to ask you can tell us here?
Naty - Well you have asked great questions so i am very happy, thanks to you for this interview and to all the people that have supported me and have worked with me!!! So keep rocking and feel free to contact me anytime ;) Hails!

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