Models as Friends

Models as Friends

Over my 22 years as an artist I have taken a lot of pictures of  young women, some to serve as guides for paintings,  some to use simply as photographs. I met the two above, the redhead Laura and Hannah with blond dreadlocks while I was having lunch with two Berkshire Eagle friends not long after I had retired. These two  Neo-hippies, came in with one’s young brother, maybe 10 years old. They were talking and smiling and including the kid instead of ostracizing him as I thought teens would. “I’d love to have them as models,” I announced...