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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Plant in red

I picked up a crappy, large red sharpie and made a drawing just to see how it would turn out. I’m pretty happy with it. Sometimes it’s good to just “use what you have” and get the drawing down…what do you have to lose? Greg Betza ©2022

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Two Years Ago

I woke up today in my NYC apartment, thinking about where we were two years ago – at the beginning of the Covid pandemic, quarantining inside, and feeling grateful for a bowl of fresh fruit in the morning. So grateful still to all of those people who put themselves on the line during those dark […]

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Palms view

I recently moved into a new studio and with that comes a new view. There are 3 palm trees (not sure which type yet) outside my window so I played a little today with different brushes and a bamboo pen. A lot I like about this drawing and a lot I don’t…on to the next! […]

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AOC at Travers Park

One of the things I love about Jackson Heights, my NYC neighborhood, is that there is always something happening. Sunday morning we heard some kind of commotion at the park down the street from our building, and walked over to discover a mini-rally encouraging residents to volunteer as door knockers and flyer distributors for various […]

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two views

These marker drawings are from a Destroyer concert in 2011. Funny I came across these today as I was just listening to his new album. I wouldn’t say it’s for everyone, but if you give them a chance and you get it, you can’t get enough. Greg Betza ©2022

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