John Lewis

Watching the funeral procession of John Lewis yesterday as it made its way across the Edmund Pettus Bridge was a moving event. We all remembered the bloodshed of 55 years ago, now represented so poetically by the rose petals strewn along his path; a path that changed America. The words he leaves us with sum […]

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William

My 10-year-old nephew gave me a sketchbook for Christmas, so I drew his portrait on the first page and gave it to him. He was so cute: He held very, very still while I was drawing, but his eyes were just about popping out of his head to watch what I was doing. After I […]

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Margo

A portrait of my friend Margo Rivera-Weiss, a artist and a lover of life, who passed away this week. A passionate person and a generous artist, Margo lived life on their own terms, right until the end. Such an inspiration. Rest in peace as you lived in power. Posted by Veronica

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Danielle

As a working illustrator, you get used to the fact that sometimes, for all kinds of reasons, the projects you start change course mid-stream. I was a little bummed that this advertisement went another way though, since my beautiful step-daughter Danielle modeled for the illustration. Anyway, it was fun to draw her! Posted by Veronica

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Practice

what you preach. I always tell my students to work with media that they’re not comfortable with, or don’t think they like working with. It’s in that struggle that you grow. So for the longest time I’ve dreaded the feel of oil pastels. I don’t know why, but they never seem to work for me. […]

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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 Veronica Lawlor, from back in 2016. It’s titled “David Remembers ’69.” #ODADarchive Last week I spent some time at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, drawing the memorial that lives there for the victims of the recent […]

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From the Archives

Coffee House/Michele Bedigian

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 “Java, She and Me.” #ODADarchive A few week’s back I shared a drawing of this woman while running into Starbuck’s after school drop off for a chance to connect […]

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