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:: Spotlight :: Model Profile - Lisa Schoenau

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

It's not hard to notice the striking looks of Lisa Schoenau. The Adelaide beauty has that rare quality for modelling and has been in high demand in her home state for several years. Lisa is a very enthusiastic model, keen to be adventurous in her photo shoots and with the versatility to try almost anything. Being adorned with some eye-catching artistic tattoos has seen her featured in many magazines, in particular auto and bikini and was a favourite with the old Zoo magazine.

Lisa is a mother of two and has started her own business, so she is always busy. We are pleased to bring you a profile of Lisa in our Mediasearch pages.


Q & A

Q. What is your family background?

A. German / English

Q. Did you grow up in your early teens wanting to be a model?

A. I actually wanted to be a model since the age of five. I remember practising my walk, trying to keep my posture right, and doing poses in the mirror.

Q. What have you discovered / learnt from the modelling scene?

A. Quite a lot. That these days not everyone has to be a tiny size 6-8 to get work. The industry has evolved massively and I am always still learning.

Q. Career highlights to date?

A. Being featured in two international magazines!

Q. Favourite hobbies?

A. My children and my small business take up most of my time and are things I love to spend my time with.

Q. Favourite music?

A. I like a broad range of music, most heavier stuff but also some electronic

Q. Favourite films?

A. I'm keen for old horror movies

Q. Beauty tips?

A. Always wear mascara. As a mum I don't often get time to do a full face of make-up but I know I have some mascara and even clear lip gloss that I can still feel pretty.

Q. What is your fashion sense?

A. I'm not sure I can really describe it.. When choosing clothes I don't like having a wardrobe if it's what everyone else has. I love different clothing.

Q. What do you feel sexiest wearing?

A. Lingerie of course. I have way too much!

Q. Advice for young girls aspiring to be models?

A. Be careful. Always have someone escort you to shoots, get someone to mentor you and research photographers.

Q. What's the craziest thing that you've done?

A. I like to live my life doing spontaneous and crazy things.. I'd have way too many to list.

Q. What's the funniest pick up line you've encountered?

A. Did you fall from the sky? Because you look like a dead bird…. Come to think of it, pretty sure I was getting insulted…ha

Q. Favourite place visited?

A. Gold Coast

Q. Do you have a role model/s?

A. I look up to many people but try and make myself a role model for my children.

Q. People you've admired generally?

A. Gisele Bundchen. She's very grounded, helps charities and has her own brand.

Q. Are there any issues that you feel strongly about and would like to briefly discuss?

A. No.

Q. Future ambitions?

A. To become more recognized. I'd love to have many more features as well as do more runway work to show the general public that girls even at a size 10 can get out there and rock it.

Measurements:
35 / 27 / 35
Height: 5‘7’'
Weight: 58kgs
Size: 8-10
Bust: 10E
Shoe: 9
Eyes: Bright blue.

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Credits
*Wild Heart Magazine feature
*Nocturnal Void Magazine feature (U.S. Magazine)
*MotorBabes Calendar
*Search for face of Light Hotel
*Lil Miss Beach Girl Model Comp FINALIST
*Ralph Aust Swimwear Model of the Year FINALIST
*Best Model comp
*Clipsal 500- V8 Supercar runway comp
*Adelaide Faces Search for a Supermodel FINALIST 2004 & 2007.
*Experience with several photographers for personal and modelling photos
*Completed two modelling courses, including: Posing for the camera, Runway, Hair and Make-up, General Grooming and Deportment, Interviews.
*Zoo Weekly Web babe
*Zoo Weekly Shoot in Sydney
*Fox models Calendar shoot