Drawing confidence from life

This article originally appeared on Youth Central. From the very first time I drew someone naked, I was hooked. The model was a curvy brunette who disrobed in my high school classroom. There was quite a bit of giggling from some of the girls (myself included), but after the first few poses we were as…

The girls in the window (an encounter)

Originally published on Allora, Viterbo I’m walking down Via del Corso, my eyes set ahead on the Palazzo Comunale. A movement draws them away and up to the second storey of a bright yellow apartment building, where two young girls around eleven or twelve hang out the window looking down at the street. A middle-aged…