Drawnline

A good friend and fellow illustrator Ted Michalowski invited me and a few other professionals to “sit-in” an draw with his SCAD zoom class this week. The event known as “Drawnline” is an exciting opportunity for the students to draw from life as they sit, unfortunately, in quarantine. This week I was happily surprised to […]

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Dumbo

With Disney beginning to open up their theme parks, here is an older drawing made before the Dumbo ride was “re-imagined”. This meandering drawing I believe got cut short (see the people putting on ponchos and the umbrella) as the rain started to fall. You can also see the ink on my thumbnails starting to […]

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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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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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From real life

I’ve been drawing a lot during virtual figure drawing sessions lately. It’s been a way to keep busy or “sharp” during the quarantine. It’s been great, but honestly, nothing beats drawing from “real” life. Here is a drawing made from a non-quarantine drawing session (amazing that that is now a distinction) a few years ago. […]

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Grand Junction

Last August my family and I spent a week in Grand Junction Colorado. I had never heard of the place, and though I had an idea of what Colorado would be like, Grand Junction did not fit what I had in mind. It is much more “Utah”, much more desert and what you may think […]

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