One day, all access insight into the world of modeling.

March 30, 2024

Boston Model Portfolio

With Art Director Evan Crothers and

Photographer Anthony Grassetti

PLUS a special live modeling demonstration with Tess Gleason!

Learn everything you need to know to become a working model!

Join fashion and model photographer Anthony Grassetti and lead art director of Rue La La and Evan Crothers, as they reveal the often secretive world of commercial modeling.

Becoming a paid model who books consistent work is no easy task, particularly when the research is not readily available online.  Anthony has teamed with Evan to present a full day crash course on the ins and outs of modeling.  Not only will you learn about the industry, modeling agencies, posing tips, etiquette, etc – but you will also have the opportunity to model for Anthony while being coached directly by Evan on how to pose.  In addition, expert makeup artist Arturo Draper will be on hand to assist you in touching up your makeup and hair before the shoot.  In the end, you will receive 3 retouched images including a headshot and full length image, as well as a deep understanding of how to succeed in the world of modeling.  In addition, each model will receive a set of model digitals.

PLUS we are happy to announce a special in-person modeling demonstration by Tess Gleason!

Take part in this unique opportunity to learn from industry experts, as well as each other.

Limit of 10 students!

Ages 14 & up only

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Schedule subject to change

Morning presentation by Evan Crothers and Anthony Grassetti

-Working with an agency

– Etiquette

-Dressing for castings

-Getting the job

-Modeling to impress and be rebooked



-Industry Insight

-Q & A session

Lunch Provided

Afternoon photoshoot

-Live modeling demonstration by model Tess Gleason

-Hair and makeup touchups for each student by Arturo Draper

-Individual photoshoot for each student, with live coaching by Evan

-Opportunity to watch and learn from others modeling in a comfortable environment

-Receive 3 retouched photos for your portfolio included a modeling headshot, 3/4 length, and full length image

Your Instructors

Anthony Grassetti
Anthony GrassettiPhotographer
Anthony Grassetti Photography, LLC was formed in 2014. Trained at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) and Tufts University (’09) with graduate study at The University of Chicago (’10), Anthony imparts his Fine Art background into every image he creates. Specialized in fashion photography, portraiture, head shots, and model photography.

For the past 10 years, Anthony has specialized in fashion as well as model portfolios, and has worked with the top modeling agencies in Boston and NYC. Agencies regularly send their models to his studio to create or update their portfolios.

For the past 4 years, Anthony has regularly worked for Rue La La and, where he frequently collaborates with Art Director Evan Crothers and Hair and Makeup Artist Arturo Draper.

Evan Crothers
Evan CrothersArt Director
EVAN CROTHERS is currently the Art Director for all editorial fashion for luxury sites GILT and RUE LA LA.  He brings a wealth of experience from over a decade of working with many major brands such as VH1, TJMAXX, CONVERSE, SPERRY, LANDS END AND REEBOK. His unique experience in art directing, fashion, advertising, and dance allows Evan the ability to communicate and teach the foundations of strong modeling technique. Evan has had the pleasure of working with all types of models from beginners to international supermodels.

“ From being a performer I know what it is to be the person wanting to book the audition or job. All the preparation, and all the feelings that you deal with in this difficult business. Working in casting I got to see this from the other side of the table. Auditioning people, working with clients on what they were looking for and finding the perfect people for the job.” He brings a wealth of experience in melding the world of creativity, style, art and business. His involvement in many facets of the industry allows him to truly understand and appreciate the importance of collaboration. His unique experience in dance and art direction allows Evan the ability to communicate and teach the foundations of strong modeling technique. Evan has had the pleasure of working with all types of models from beginners to international supermodels.

“Working with Evan is coming to set with the confidence that you are in good hands. Talented himself and multifaceted, he has a way of visually showing the model what he wants out of them. Fun is always a must on Evans set, but so is getting the shot, which he always gets.” – Gabrielle Yvonne (Maggie Inc)

Arturo Draper
Arturo DraperMakeup Artist
Arturo Draper is an internationally renowned hair and makeup artist. He is currently the lead makeup artist for and , and works regularly with a variety of brands throughout the world.
Tess Gleason
Tess GleasonModel Demonstration
Tess Gleason has worked with Anthony and Evan several on commercial and editorial photoshoots. In addition to her work with Anthony and Evan, she is signed locally with Maggie Inc and APM in NYC.

The Location

You will be learning in Anthony’s fully equipped fashion photography studio in Beverly, MA.  With separate areas for hair and makeup, learning, and photography, the studio will provide a true sense of modeling in a professional space.  Parking lot attached for easy access.  Directly accessible by train from North Station in Boston.  The address is 59 Park St, Beverly, MA 01915.