Color Studies

One of the ways that artists can work during the pandemic quarantine are online model drawing sessions, which create their own kind of graphics. Here are some color studies I did during one such session hosted by the Society of Illustrators in NYC last Thursday. Due to the coronavirus, we’ve had to postpone our Life […]

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Virtual Life Drawing

Here in New York City, as is unfortunately the case in many parts of the world, we are staying inside and practicing social distancing, to mitigate the effects of this dreadful COVID19 pandemic. As artists, yes, we are used to spending a lot of time in our studios. But we are also used to venturing […]

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Color and Form

There is nothing I love more than drawing the figure, and it is through making thousands of drawings that I began to discover my own sense of color and form. So I’m very excited to be presenting a workshop called Color and Form at the Life Drawing Symposium this June, where participants will discover, through a […]

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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 Michele Bedigian, from back in 2016. It’s titled “His First Time.” #ODADarchive It’s a rare opportunity that my children are around to see “Mommy’s space” and experience the model. Granted they are still toddlers but it’s always […]

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memory lane

So my parents have retired and are moving. I’m helping to clear out the storage which consists of a lot of my old portfolio cases filled with journals and artwork from high school and college. It’s been part embarrassing and part inspiring. And a wholly emotional experience. For those of you out there with children: urge […]

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models

  I find that I have learned more about design and drawing from the practice of drawing from a live model. Here is a drawing where I thought about just how much really needs to be drawn to communicate what it is and how it feels. Greg Betza ©2014

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