Sunday, December 21, 2008

Happy Holidays from Nicole McClain

Happy Holidays from fashion model Nicole McClain
May you be blessed with happy, healthy, safe and enjoyable holidays. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Roses in December by Dick Powell

Friday, December 05, 2008

Trading Cards for SALEM, AZ - Order Now!

Nicole McClain at book signing for SALEM, AZ
I am excited to announce the release of my special, limited edition trading card set. This set follows the successful release of my comic book, SALEM, AZ. Each of the 11 trading cards in the set chronicles the photoshoots, pictures and themes used to create the comic book.

"The SALEM, AZ trading cards featuring Nicole McClain are a response to our fans and customers who have been asking for trading cards even prior to the release of SALEM, AZ," said Nik Havert, writer and creator of the comic book. "This is a limited production run. And if you purchase the SALEM, AZ comic book along with the set of eleven trading cards, you will also receive the Limited Edition 12th trading card not included in the already hot set. Each card and book is also autographed personally by Nicole."

When we released the book and the trading card set, we expected a good response but we were still taken back by the amount of orders we received during and after the show. Based on the initial enthusiasm and excitement concerning the release of SALEM, AZ, this release has inspired us to make decks of playing cards as well.

The trading card set of 11 cards and SALEM, AZ comic book can be purchased for $35.00 plus shipping and handling. Click here to order now.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: New Baby for Christmas by Johnny Preston

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Taking Nicole McClain Back to the Old School ...

Welcome to my moment of taking a step back into the old school days of my modeling. Here is where it all began for those of you who were wondering. Names like Wilson's Leather, County Seat, JC Penney, and much more. The pictures were scanned so the quality isn't the greatest, but I will be posting them here and there nonetheless. Enjoy the timewarp!

Nicole McClain - 1998

Nicole McClain - 1998

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Dust in the Wind by Boston

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Nicole McClain Does Infomercial for Cutting Edge Media

It may be nearing winter, but I'm spending more and more time with green beneath my feet and warmth on my face (from the bright lights that is!). There might be a lot of prep work and energy that goes into these commercials and web advertisements, but I'm loving every minute of my job. God has certainly blessed me and I can't be thankful enough.

Nicole McClain for Cutting Edge Media Infomercial
There are lines to memorize, fittings and dress rehearsals, getting booked at the studio (which every member of that team is awesome to work with), hair, makeup, test runs and the final takes. I'm sure no one could miss my bountiful and hopefully contagious laughter - we all seem to laugh and I'll even share some of that laughter with you in the behind the scenes videos I'll be posting.

Nicole McClain in the studio's makeup room

Out of my flippies and into my glammed up camera shoes

Yes, I tuck in my own shirts! I have to drawn the line somewhere!

Steam out my wrinkles and button me up!

In the studio before recording.
The studio is a very quiet and dark place before we begin. But before long there will be lights, cameras and action calls all surrounded by laughter and smiles.

Nicole McClain on the test screen.

Laughing, laughing, laughing.
The crew at the studio always makes sure everything is in place. My hair, my makeup and even bringing ice cold water or honey for my throat if I need it. You guys rock!

Candid shot between scenes.

On camera under the bright lights.

Touch up between scenes.

Mike watching me on camera making sure everything is perfect. Loved your help Mike!

Lights, Camera, Action!
I was actually making shadow puppets behind there.

Some of the kickbutt crew at the studio.

Touchup between scenes.

This mirror is straight out of Alice and Wonderland. I love it!

Nicole McClain reciting lines on camera.

Is this where we laughed at my italian impersonation?
This shot may have been taken during one of my italian impersonations caught on film. Wow, did this cause an uproar of laughter! Look for it in one of the videos - certainly a blooper!

Ok, so I was totally excited...

...but exhausted and pleased at the same time.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got) by The Four Tops

Friday, October 17, 2008

Nicole McClain is the New Face of Miller Weldmaster

Nicole McClain in French Commercial for Miller Weldmaster

WOW. How exciting it was to be asked to be the new face of Miller Weldmaster, the first choice globally of all industrial fabric welding solutions. As part of being the "new face," I have been featured in three commercials for Miller Weldmaster (English, French, Spanish) and these can also be found on their web site. Of course, I'm including some behind the scenes footage I hope you will enjoy.

Nicole McClain in Spanish commercial for Miller Weldmaster

Nicole McClain in the dressing room at the studio

Absolutely loving my job...

Waiting for the next take...
Miller Weldmaster is a global company with locations in Europe, the UK, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, Russia, the Netherlands and more. I was invited to visit their offices to meet several of the friendly employees, watch machine demonstrations and sit with some of their key executives to teach me the ropes and methods of Miller Weldmaster. It was an exciting trip and as they explained, I will never look at another awning or raft the same ever again.

Look for me in Charlotte, North Carolina as I present Miller Weldmaster and their three new Extreme Seam line of welding machines to everyone at the IFAI show. I have a fun and informative presentation (equipt with microphone for all to hear) that will be a highlight of the show.

During taping of commercials

The wonderful crew making my job a success

Nicole McClain reviewing French and Spanish lines with Anne-Sophie of Miller Weldmaster

First dry run of French commercial

Miller Weldmaster manufactures rotary hot air welding and hot wedge welding machines for the bonding, sealing and fusing of thermoplastic and industrial fabrics and specializes in welding inflatables, awnings, truck tarp curtains, banners and much more. I look forward to seeing you at the show.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: One Fine Day by The Chiffons

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Nicole McClain's Behind the Scenes Photoshoot Videos

I promised new behind-the-scenes footage per your requests! This video is a diced and spliced combination from the Merona Jewelry photoshoot, the Secret Treasures lingerie photoshoot and the Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure photoshoot.

My special thanks to Bruce Gates and Richard's video (Web site coming soon) for making the shoots and videos a smashing success!

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Someone to Call My Lover by Janet Jackson

Friday, October 03, 2008

Secret Treasure photoshoot with Nicole McClain

Fitness and Lingerie Model Nicole McClain in Secret Treasures
I love hunter orange, camoflauge and deer season, but every once in awhile, even the most outdoor girls need to feel like a woman. We climb out of our tree, put down our bow, and change into something feminine. Pink fluffy sweaters always make me feel cozy, warm and snuggly and fancy underwear are worth every penny. Check out a few of the photos from the Secret Treasures photoshoot.

Fitness and Lingerie Model Nicole McClain in Secret Treasures

Fitness and Lingerie Model Nicole McClain in Secret Treasures
I receive so many requests for behind-the-scenes footage and I will be honoring those requests. Expect to see some awesome footage in the near future from this and other photoshoots.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Only Time Will Tell by Asia

Sunday, September 28, 2008

SALEM AZ Release Event with Nicole McClain

Fans and followers, it's finally here. SALEM, AZ will be released this coming weekend! This long anticipated event and celebration party takes place at the Mid-Ohio-Con, October 4, in Columbus, Ohio.

The book features personal pages from yours truely, special images and stories, and of course the story of Kerry Connelly herself. Come say hello and help us rock out this creative and exciting release.

We have plenty of merchandise (in addition to the book) including trading cards, magnets, stickers, autographed images and even a few hott ticket limited edition items.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: As Is by Ani Difranco

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Nicole McClain is Kerry Connelly in SALEM, AZ - Mid Ohio Con

Nicole McClain is Kerry Connelly in SALEM, AZ

Kerry Connelly is coming to Mid-Ohio-Con.

Pickle Press' long-awaited witchcraft western, "Salem, AZ," will premiere at this year's Mid-Ohio-Con in Columbus, Ohio October 04, 2008. The book will be the first full story of Kerry Connelly, the gun-slinging witch, as she faces the menace of Dr. Archak and what lurks beneath an abandoned coal mine. Look for a special "Mid-Ohio-Con" photo edition with a photo cover of myself as Kerry Connelly.

Wow, this stuff is hott.

You can also get your copy of "Salem, AZ" #1 autographed by myself as well as Nik Havert (the writer, letterer, and co-creator), Paul Schultz (the artist and co-creator), and more of the creative team.

Want more? Trading cards will be released at the show including one Limited Edition card and one Smooch Card for all of you collector fanatics.

Don't miss this show and the SALEM, AZ release event!

Nicole McClain as Kerry Connelly in SALEM, AZ

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Nicole McClain - Model. Actress. DEER HUNTER.

Nicole McClain.
Model. Actress. Deer Hunter.
2008-2009 Hunting Season Dates and Bag Limits

White-tailed Deer: Archery
September 27 - February 1

White-tailed Deer: Early Muzzleloader
October 20 - October 25

White-tailed Deer: Youth Gun
November 22 - November 23

White-tailed Deer: Gun
December 1 - December 7

White-tailed Deer: Gun (extended)
December 20 - December 21

White-tailed Deer: Muzzleloader
December 27 - December 30

Wild Turkey: Fall
October 11 - November 30

Wild Turkey: Spring
April 20 - May 17

Squirrel (gray, red, fox, black)
September 1 - January 31

Mourning Dove
September 1

Ruffed Grouse
October 11- February 28

Cottontail Rabbit
November 7 - February 28

Ringneck Pheasant
November 7 - January 11

Bobwhite Quail
November 7 - November 30

Fox, Raccoon, Skunk, Opossum, Weasel
November 10 - January 31

No closed season for hunting or trapping

Wild boar
No closed season for hunting

Closed during deer gun season only


Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Don't Take Your Love Away by Vast

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Nicole McClain Doesn't Know Where to Begin

Lingerie model Nicole McClain

I guess I should start with a huge thank you for all of the blessings I have been given, that I am able to experience, and the people in my life that make my life worth living and fighting for every day. I'm so grateful for each piece of and person in my life.

I have so many updates to share with you - photoshoots, commercials, artist modeling, conventions, merchandise - I can't keep up! How wonderful is that? Keep your eyes posted, forgive my lack of posting, and know that I appreciate each and every bit of your support and emails.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Why Should I Be Sad? by Britney Spears

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Nicole McClain Signs Her Trading Cards with Dave Nestler

Nicole McClain signs her trading card set.

The Limited Edition Trading Card Set from Dave Nestler which features a select few of his beautiful artist models is expected to be released in the upcoming months. I was honored to be a part of this unique set and sign each of my very own cards. Keep your eyes out for these - only so many are available and these cards are hott.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Ride by Tiesto

Monday, June 02, 2008

Another Year for Nicole McClain... What's Next?

It's June again. The Gemini turns another year older and I'm sticking with the same philosophy as last year.

I'm not sure what sort of fashion statement I was trying to make back then but you wouldn't catch me eating marshmallows today (how I would love a marshmallow suit though!). Ah, the joys of being a kid. I really love those colored mini-marshmallows.

Thank you for all of your birthday wishes.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Distraction by Angels and Airwaves

Friday, May 09, 2008

Nicole McClain Guest MC's Susan G Komen Charity

Nicole McClain for Susan G. Komen for the Cure
UPDATE: A very special thank you to my friends at Dymatize for donating a 6-month supply of protein cereals for the raffle! Thank you very much! For more about Dymatize and their awesome products, click here.
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.

Come down to the Blind Pig in Cleveland, Ohio Friday, May 16th to support breast cancer research and survivors with a special performance from Drunk Betty. I will be a guest MC for the event to pump the crowd, raise money for cause and help save the tatas.

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: Joyful Girl by Dave Matthews

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Fashion Week 2008 Update from Fashion Model Nicole McClain

The Glam Party presented by Scene magazine for Fashion Week 2008 was quite the event. 19 Action News was present for the On The Spot Makeover. Lucky guests of GLAM party were selected from the crowd and returned to the party with their new glamorous look. As the music played and the wine was poured, models and attendees fancied all sorts of fashions - everything from the latest trends to sweater dresses dating back to the 80's.

Random World Models, Nicole McClain and Laura Barth

Random World Fashion Models, Fashion Week 2008

Random World Fashion Model Nicole McClain smiles for the video and camera crew at Fashion Week 2008

Nicole McClain's Music of the Moment: You're Gonna Miss This by Trace Adkins