Foliage illustrations

Here is a sheet of thumbnail sketches for a packaging project I worked on a few months ago. The package was to be covered in a pattern made of foliage, mainly tropical leaves. As is often the case in packaging, the final project took a different direction 🤷🏻‍♂️ Greg Betza ©2022  

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Been awhile

  During the pandemic (the height of it) I was drawing all the time via zoom. Since things have calmed down I’ve done it less and less. Many reasons why, but that’s another story. Here is a drawing I found from a year or two ago while cleaning up my studio. Greg Betza ©2022

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Pressman

I say this with all sincerity, the Spring knocked me for a loop. Two years into a pandemic and the world was trying to pretend it was April 2020 and nothing had happened. Except everything has changed. We’ll make right with it all, but to pretend like it is business as usual is just plain […]

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Game 7

I made this drawing during the 3rd intermission of game 7 between the New York Rangers and the Pittsburgh Penguins. My son and I are Ranger fanatics and what I captured here (besides his height) is his attempt to relax before overtime began. Making this drawing was my attempt to take my mind off of […]

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Chrysalis

  Friend’s of ours passed down one of these butterfly mesh houses where you can watch caterpillars DEVOUR milkweed and then finally transform into butterflies. My daughter loves butterflies so the timing is perfect. Overnight and this morning they began their transformation from caterpillar to chrysalis. Nature is amazing. Greg Betza ©2022

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Not Gonna Stay

During one of the first conversations I had this morning a friend mentioned the lilacs disappearing for the season. For some reason my yard is always behind the rest of town, but when I went outside what was there just two days ago was now shriveled and nearly gone. A reminder to always savor the […]

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