From the archives

fishy | eddie pena

Each Sunday Studio 1482 will be featuring a post from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Eddie Peña, from back in 2013. It’s titled “Water Colors Art” #ODADarchive The drawings above are thumbnails for project “Water Colors”, an ambient video installation by collaborating artists  Julia Sverchuk and I (Eddie Peña). “Water Colors” transforms Dassara Bar & Restaurant space […]

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stReEt cOLor

A few months back I wrote and posted a drawing I did while standing on what’s been called the most expensive strip of real estate in Europe, La plus belle avenue du monde (”The most beautiful avenue in the world”) also known as theAvenue des Champs-Élyséesin Paris, France. It got me thinking about what defines […]

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ANANSI

I illustrated a few ANANSI Stories a while back.  An example of one of the illustrations is in the One Watercolor A Day book. For the title of the book I made some watercolor letters. It seemed to fit in well with the rest of the stories and the illustrations and I enjoy making patterns. […]

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Happy New Year!

In honor of the upcoming New Year, I thought I’d post a painting from the Brooklyn Botanical Garden of the torii, a traditional Japanese gate found at the entrance to Shinto shrines. The torii typically marks the entrance from the profane to the sacred and can symbolize new beginnings and passageways. Wishing you all a […]

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Venice Italy

A similar, but different picture, of the canal watercolor in our One Watercolor A Day book, from Venice, Italy. Venice is by far one of the most beautiful cities I’ve seen and drawn. I could look at and draw and paint gondoliers, gondolas and canals forever and love every minute of it! Va bene! Margaret […]

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experiment

Last year around the holidays I experimented with masking fluid and the layering of watercolor. You can read about another masking exercise I worked on on page 24 of our new book One Watercolor A Day. -Greg Betza ©2013 FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY! In our new Facebook group, One Watercolor A Day, (view it HERE) we’ll […]

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Japanese Garden

This painting did not make it into our new book, but it is one of my favorite watercolors. I was able to explore a new color palette here and that is always exciting for me. Have a great Saturday! Greg Betza ©2013   FREE BOOK GIVEAWAY! In our new Facebook group, One Watercolor A Day, […]

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