Hearts and Minds

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor and I thought I’d post another drawing I made from the Revolutionary War reenactment I attended a few weeks back. I was told that the symbol of 2 hearts touching on the soldiers coats represents the idea that their “hearts and minds” are in the […]

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Reenactor

This man looked so weathered and was so thin that he literally felt like he had been fighting in the revolution for months, maybe years. All of the actors that day in Fort Lee dressed the part, but this man appeared to live it. #reenactment #RetreatToVictory #georgeWashington Greg Betza ©2016

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Retreat to Victory

  While that sounds like something illogical, it actually happened on November 20, 1776. General George Washington, having learned of the invasion of New Jersey by British and Hessian forces, ordered a hasty retreat from Fort Lee (formerly Fort Constitution) avoiding certain capture and/or death, and potentially the death of the revolution. Last Saturday Revolutionary War […]

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WE the People

declaration/michele bedigian

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” Some times the lines seem a little blurry, but I guess that’s just human nature in it’s prime. Above is […]

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one drawing a day-day 1

In honor of drawing day 2009 (and Studio 1482’s love of drawing) we are pleased to launch one drawing a day dot com. ODAD is just that, 1 new drawing each day from the members of Studio 1482. Our first post is a reportage drawing of General George Washington in Union Square, New York, by illustrator Greg Betza.

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