Preparation

Models: Blythe Renay and Chloe Brown

This piece is dedicated to my mother, Mary Jane Auch, and was inspired by her in many ways. First, she was a dancer when she was young, and I followed in her footsteps. Second, she made both of the dresses my lovely models are wearing. And lastly, an most importantly, this inspired by a picture my mom took of me and a friend. You may look at it and think Degas, which certainly is in there as well, but it was also inspired by this photo: