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 “Sculpture Sketch.” #ODADarchive Pencil and china marker sketch for my sculpture now on view as part of Mystic Seaport’s Journey of Transformation. -Despina

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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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Jade

I made this quick 1-color watercolor painting of a jade succulent that we have sitting in our window. I look at it each morning and always think of painting its strange round leaves, and today I finally did. Greg Betza ©2017

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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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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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Earth Day

Happy EARTH DAY everyone. I was doing a bit of reading on the subject and I came across the EPA’s “It’s My Environment” promotion. And while I didn’t make a sign and a video, the promotion did get me thinking about my environment and what I can do to care for it. Recently I’ve been […]

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