How Does a Runway Model do a Full Turn? A Video Modeling Lesson
Runway modeling is a specialty all its own. Runway models have to enjoy performing live and have some acting skills. The best runway models know how to to conjure up the right attitude to match the mood of the the outfit they are wearing. Runway modeling has all the glamor and excitement of a Broadway show. Runway shows are almost always fully choreographed from the opening scene to the grande finale. Models quickly enter, rapidly move down the catwalk, perform several pivots, turns, assume various poses and exit gracefully.
A turn which is visually alluring on the runway is the model’s full turn. It makes the clothes appear as if they are wafting in air and can make a dress appear magical. In the video above, 3-2-1- model, Marissa, demonstrates how to do a full turn. The full turn can be used in many different ways. It can be performed at the top middle or end of the runway and is mostly seen done in the middle of the runway. When and where ever a model chooses to do a full turn, it always delights.