The call that never came

Back in 2012 I was called for jury duty for the first and only time. Of course looking back on rooms full of people waiting to be called on to fulfill their civic obligation, it makes you wonder how this process will change post COVID-19. Anyway…I sat there for 3 days, watching TV and making […]

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From the Archives

Each weekend Studio 1482 will be featuring posts from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Greg Betza, from back in 2012. It’s titled “Changing Season” #ODADarchive A watercolor and ink drawing I made of different plants at the beginning of winter. Some have withered away while others hang onto their beautiful fall […]

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Plaza Hotel

I recently went to draw at the Plaza Hotel in NYC. Very beautiful area with rich history, beautiful structures and some of the best people watching. This is a drawing I made of a few tourists resting by the fountain. I know it’s easy to get jaded about tourists in Manhattan. The way they walk […]

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Longwood Gardens

“You ain’t seen nothing yet” These are the words I heard upon entering the Conservatory at Longwood Gardens. The kind old man on his scooter noticed me in my state of shock and awe after seeing the beyond-words-beautiful entrance, and felt the need to warn me about the rest of the place. He was not […]

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