Reconciling Work And Artistic Exploration
A Cam Models Viewpoint
I’ve always loved creating art, whether it’s drawing, painting or mixed media. I can get really present and focused when I’m painting, it’s that feeling where you lose your sense of time and just become more and more immersed in the process.
The female form has always been fascinating to me, there’s a natural eroticism in the female body that I’ve always been drawn to, and wanted to express through art. The subjects of my paintings tend to be women, and eventually I started using photography as my preferred medium. From there, it was easy to segue into webcam modelling, because I was curious about what it’d be like to be both the artist/photographer and the subject.
A lot of my skills as a content creator are artistically driven — I’m always trying to innovate with camera angles, the play of light and shadow, form and silhouette. I’m always trying to work on how these aesthetic elements dovetail with the narrative of the photo shoot or video, and how they contribute to the eroticism of the scene.
Being born and raised in Hungary, I was raised in a community where I saw people working hard to create a better life for themselves in the decades following the fall of communism. I try to carry over that attitude into my camming — a compliment I consistently get is that I’m really engaging when I’m on cam, that I don’t sit around and wait to get tipped for something.
I think that has a lot to do with what I’ve been taught to value growing up — I’m sincerely very grateful to have the opportunity to do what I do, and a lot of it is just good timing — if I was born in a previous generation, I would have been living in a Socialist regime, probably waiting in line to buy potatoes.
In light of that, every opportunity I have to engage with my members, of live streaming, making content, it reminds me of how lucky I am to be in the time and place I’m in, and to have the patrons I have…so yes, there’s no way I wouldn’t enjoy doing what I do, it’s almost too good to be true!
Long Term Perspectives For Camgirls
The Career Arc Of A Webcam Model
My long term focus in content creation will be from both perspectives: being behind as well as in front of the camera. I’ve been asked about whether I intend to work with companies, and, at least for the time being, I enjoy being a free agent. I love doing my own camera work because I learn something about it every time. I’m really emotionally invested in my work, so I have to sometimes force myself to think long-term, because it is so ridiculously easy to just get lost in the emotion of the moment. I feel it is one of the secret pitfalls of a career in webcam modelling, the emotional high often masks a lack of long term planning.
I’ve had members ask me whether erotica is simply a vehicle for me, or if I’m enamored with it on a more visceral level. My answer to that would be: Both. It has to be both. You can’t make a career out of just “loving what you do” because emotions change over time, novelty becomes routine. To keep work interesting, it has to have a logistical purpose as well. So yes, of course I’m enamored with it. But I know that that emotion may change slowly over time so I have to plan for that and evolve my skill sets accordingly.
My eventual plan is to create a cam girl model management platform which helps girls navigate their way through the industry, plan out their content, image, marketing, stay consistent, and give them a long term career arc where they can work independently. But that’s years ahead in the future, and for now, I’m more than happy to continue doing what I’m doing.
This article has been sourced from Alice Quine’s official Camgirl Website.
The webcam modelling industry has expanded in recent years. In 2020, many new girls entered the industry, as evidenced by the increase in popularity of platforms like OnlyFans, FanXO and other leading cam model websites for online content creators.
The subsequent increase in the number of girls engaged in online camming has led to a ‘long tail’ effect, similar to the diversification seen in mainstream content creator platforms like Youtube.
Whereas a decade ago, camgirls were largely providing generic content, newer cam models focus on niche pursuits and audiences, often using their cam live shows as a vehicle for artistic endeavors.
Alice Quine, a liberal arts university student, aims to be in this latter category of upcoming webcam models. Her professional photographic work as seen in her webcam girl photos and videos, as well as her literary experiments in camgirl erotica, are both informed extensively by her background in the Arts.