Freedom of speech

I first posted this in 2018 as I was working on imagery to represent what I was sensing. I saw it happening not only in the press but also on social media and among friends. The list of things we aren’t allowed to discuss is growing. People are being de-platformed, smeared and demonized. I believe […]

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Inked

fashion illustration Greg Betza

Took part in a society of illustrators fashion sketch night last week. Here is a drawing made with ink. You can see a video of me creating it on my instagram page here: https://www.instagram.com/gbetza/   Greg Betza ©2021

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D.C. or Bust

Whenever I am trying to describe to someone the feeling that a moment creates in my mind I think back to any one of the events in my lifetime that have carved such a deep memory that it can be recalled instantly. That is what inauguration day has become for me. This year however I […]

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Riverview

This painting is not of a “river view” it is actually a pond or some other small body of water, I’m not sure…but it is located in Riverview, Florida. Hope that wasn’t too confusing. Liquid ink on watercolor paper. Greg Betza ©2021

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Twelves Years Ago

Twelves years ago tomorrow I was standing in the bitter cold just off center of the Washington Monument witnessing my first presidential inauguration. I vowed that day that I would return every four years. Somehow I looked it as a new piece of my American identity. And try as I did this year, first finding […]

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Speechless

I hadn’t looked at Ronnie’s entry from yesterday until just after I decided what I would post today. Before that I was hesitant. My intention was to draw something uplifting because, hell, after this past year I am tired of bad news. I know I am not alone. But the fact is now is not […]

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