Jersey City

Porta-Jersey-City

Here was an alternate drawing for a reportage project back in 2015. I remember it being one of my favorite jobs, just sitting at a table on a closed street, getting paid to make drawings. I never ate at the restaurant Porta though I hear it was quite good. Greg Betza ©2021

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Quick dip

I got the old dip pen & ink bottle out to study the sandhill crane this time. I feel like this is getting closer to the feeling of length and sharpness that is so apparent when they walk around. Amazing because they are also so graceful! Greg Betza ©2021

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Quick brush

I tried over and over this morning to draw my daughter. She would sit still just long enough to make me believe she’d stay there for at least a minute or two, but as if with eyes in the back of her head, as soon as I laid brush to paper she’d completely change her […]

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Ducks!

My neighbor feeds the local duck population so I benefit by always having these feisty creatures nearby. My daughter loves them and I’ve just begun to start exploring them visually. Here’s a study from last week… Greg Betza ©2021

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My girl

This is my daughter. I realized recently that I haven’t drawn her in a while. Drawing children is so enjoyable for me, they do crazy things with their bodies and never stop for more than a few seconds. Greg Betza ©2021

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