Monet’s Garden

A painting made in Monet’s garden at Giverny, from back in the days when summer brought travel to other countries and meet ups with friends around the world. We’ll all be traveling and drawing and painting together again soon…and it will be even more special. posted by Veronica

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Honfleur

Here is a drawing made in the port town of Honfleur, France. The building is the Saint Etienne Church. You can read more and see more from my trip here: https://www.studio1482.com/armchair-travels-honfleur/ And check out Studio 1482’s other Armchair Travels… Greg Betza ©2020

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Iris 2014

Having so much time these days I’m sure you find yourselves looking into the past. Whether through your memories or through digital files, and sometimes we stumble upon something we had forgotten. Such is what happened with this drawing from 2014. Greg Betza ©2020

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In Memory

Often when I have a reportage job coming up, I’ll spend some time practicing on location before I start the project. This is one such drawing, made in my NYC neighborhood of Jackson Heights in February of this year. It was a cold but sunny day, and I scored a seat in the window of […]

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The call that never came

Back in 2012 I was called for jury duty for the first and only time. Of course looking back on rooms full of people waiting to be called on to fulfill their civic obligation, it makes you wonder how this process will change post COVID-19. Anyway…I sat there for 3 days, watching TV and making […]

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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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