Old flowers

  I worked on a project a few years ago that required me to paint hundreds of watercolor flowers. With watercolor the unpredictable medium that it is, some end up more appealing than others. This pair was one that I thought turned out pretty well. Greg Betza ©2020

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Huck Sketch

I had forgotten about this sketch I did for Random House a few years back. It was for the cover of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, a very thrilling assignment to receive. It was an honor to illustrate such an important piece of literature. To see the final cover click here. Greg Betza ©2020

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More jazz

blue nile club NOLA

As I club-hopped down Frenchman Street in New Orleans I stopped in a half empty club called the Blue Nile, which quickly filled up once this brass/percussion band hit the stage. I believe there were 7 musicians up there at once. Lots of energy. I was interested in the blue and yellow lights for some reason, […]

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Christmas tree

Having a free day today I spent some time drawing our little Christmas tree. It’s only about 3 feet tall, but it works. I hope you’re all enjoying whatever holiday you celebrate and are taking time to relax and reflect over the next few days…   Greg Betza ©2019

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Delay

11:30am flight, wake up 5:30am, call Uber 8:30am, arrive at the airport 9:30am. Air traffic issue, delayed 12:15pm, maintenance issue, delayed 2:00pm, additional non-descript issue, delayed 8:00pm. Arrive 12:05am. Arrive at destination 1:00am. One of a few pages drawn while passing the time. What a day. Greg Betza 2019

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The Delicate Arch

The Delicate Arch has become the unofficial symbol of Utah, it’s that beautiful orange-red rock formation on their license plate. I didn’t really know what to expect, and honestly I expected to be underwhelmed by another touristy landmark. Boy was I wrong. First, the 1.5 mile hike was intense, climbing nearly 500 feet. Out of […]

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