John Lewis

Watching the funeral procession of John Lewis yesterday as it made its way across the Edmund Pettus Bridge was a moving event. We all remembered the bloodshed of 55 years ago, now represented so poetically by the rose petals strewn along his path; a path that changed America. The words he leaves us with sum […]

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Monet’s Garden

A painting made in Monet’s garden at Giverny, from back in the days when summer brought travel to other countries and meet ups with friends around the world. We’ll all be traveling and drawing and painting together again soon…and it will be even more special. posted by Veronica

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Art Projects!

One of the bright spots of the coronavirus sheltering at home (and a welcome respite from our troubled times) has been the daily Zoom sessions spent doing schoolwork with my 11 year old nephew. As summer vacation has begun now for him, we’ve shifted to daily art projects. This one involved mono printing with leaves […]

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Sorrow

Yesterday I took a break from reality and spent a few hours in an online drawing session with Alison Cook Beatty Dance. As I drew Alison’s performance, the grief of the nation seemed to come through in her movements. Pain is pouring out on the streets of our cities, and healing seems so far away. […]

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In Memory

Often when I have a reportage job coming up, I’ll spend some time practicing on location before I start the project. This is one such drawing, made in my NYC neighborhood of Jackson Heights in February of this year. It was a cold but sunny day, and I scored a seat in the window of […]

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Color Studies

One of the ways that artists can work during the pandemic quarantine are online model drawing sessions, which create their own kind of graphics. Here are some color studies I did during one such session hosted by the Society of Illustrators in NYC last Thursday. Due to the coronavirus, we’ve had to postpone our Life […]

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Acts of Community Love

One bright spot of hope in this global pandemic has been the love that ordinary people are showing for each other. Acts of bravery, by those working in our hospitals; acts of kindness, by those delivering groceries, sewing masks, and checking in on neighbors; and acts of determination, by those working to find a cure […]

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Prague Cafe

Thought I’d post this drawing I made in a cafe in Prague last July. I was sitting in this beautiful place, drawing with a friend, and it felt like a dream. Looking at it now, it feels even more dream-like. I look forward to the time when sitting in a cafe is part of life […]

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Love Has No Boundaries

This illustration, Love Has No Boundaries, is a THANK YOU to all of those dedicated people who work in our hospitals caring for those ill with covid19, the first responders who continue to answer the call, and the grocery store cashiers, bus drivers, delivery people, subway workers, community organizers, and everyone else who continues to […]

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Virtual Life Drawing

Here in New York City, as is unfortunately the case in many parts of the world, we are staying inside and practicing social distancing, to mitigate the effects of this dreadful COVID19 pandemic. As artists, yes, we are used to spending a lot of time in our studios. But we are also used to venturing […]

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