From the Archives

Each weekend Studio 1482 will be featuring posts from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Despina Georgiadis, from back in 2016. It’s titled “Holiday.” #ODADarchive With the Greek Easter holiday coming this Sunday I am reminded of the ‘holiday’ I took to Greece in 2009. Here is a drawing from a church […]

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Green but not Irish

Irish, Greek. What’s the difference right? Here’s a bit of green for the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day from the famous olive tree of Vouves in Crete. It would’ve been even greener if it wasn’t for the rare heavy snow from this past winter that broke off many of its branches. Gotta love climate change! […]

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Cretan Geese

No, they weren’t mean geese, they were just located in Crete. I was with my family enjoying a day at the lake in Kourna when my father mentioned how these geese travel from Africa. I always find it so fascinating and cool to imagine where ducks and geese-and all birds for that matter- go during […]

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Almost…

I almost made it to Christmas. Here is the last of the Santorini drawings that I am posting. It is one I made while waiting for the ferry to leave the island. I thought it very fitting. Click here to view all my drawings from Santorini. I also went to Crete, click here to see […]

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city of Chania

Chania is the second largest city in Crete, and in my opinion the most beautiful, particularly the venetian harbor. On the water there is a venetian lighthouse and a mosque, all evidence of the rich history of this area. This reportage drawing was made behind the buildings facing the harbor where small alleys are lined […]

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river Xydas

I’ve just returned from an amazing trip to Greece. My family and I visited Crete, Santorini and Athens and we were fortunate to have ample time to create some art. This painting is of the river Xydas in the village of Kalyves on the island of Crete. The three boats have become somewhat of a […]

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Free Day

Believe it or not, not much is going on in the world today by way of holidays. So, if you’re thinking of doing something special and getting worldwide recognition for it, today is a great day to do it. It’s totally open for you! In place of the usual holiday-themed drawing, I’d like to share […]

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