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 2016. It’s titled “R&R.” #ODADarchive I’ll soon be taking a few weeks of vacation so I was reminded of this quick piece I did on the beach in Aruba a few years […]

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Southern Tree

I was recently commissioned to paint a specific tree which is located in Florida near the beach. Here is one variation that didn’t make the final cut, but I do like it. I think it captured a sunny beach vibe, which I so long for on this chilly December day. Greg Betza ©2017

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Rocks

It is always interesting to me to see the different personalities that rocks can take on, in different parts of the world. This painting reminds me of both a peaceful moment and a bittersweet memory. Funny how art made on location can carry so many thoughts and feelings. posted by Veronica  

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simple pleasures 2

As promised, a drawing of what I actually saw in Aruba. My favorite sight of all was my boy playing in the sand. He used bits of coral for knights, a shell for a princess, and a dried up coconut for a dragon in the most rudimentary, lovely sand castle those two little hands could […]

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simple pleasures

Is that all? Is that all you think you’ll see in Aruba? Yes. In fact, that’s all I need to see. The horizon line. Anything more will be icing on a most lovely cake of sweet sweet relaxation!! –That’s the conversation I had with myself after I made this simple simple drawing before leaving for […]

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Turks & Caicos

Just returned from a wonderful honeymoon with Neil in the Turks & Caicos islands, about one step ahead of the hurricane! Did this watercolor from the balcony of our hotel room. I tried to show the mix of island freedom and color and British regimented design that co-exists on these tiny islands. Also jotted down […]

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