Holding Strong

Part of staying close to home has been the realization that so much happens when you aren’t really paying attention. The number of bird calls I have discovered echoing through my neighborhood grows by the day. I also have noticed, just like watching a pot boil, that one should NOT watch grass grow. Nothing happens […]

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Under A Tree

It’s funny the number of times in a given week you can jokingly say, “let me check my calendar” knowing there is barely anything on said calendar and yet somehow the weeks fly by in our current state of life with little room for relaxation. Every move requires plan. So before the next storm takes […]

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Holiday Season

Holiday cards are often some of my favorite types of illustration projects to do. Thought I’d reach into the archives for today’s post, and put up a sketch I created for a client a few years ago. They went with another of my ideas, but I still like this thought of a global scene under […]

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Southern Tree

I was recently commissioned to paint a specific tree which is located in Florida near the beach. Here is one variation that didn’t make the final cut, but I do like it. I think it captured a sunny beach vibe, which I so long for on this chilly December day. Greg Betza ©2017

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Inktober?

Every October I see artists posting that “this one is for Inktober…” or “starting my Inktober…”, and I get it, ink drawings in October. But I’ve never really understood the origin. So I just looked it up and found that it was created by Mr. Jake Parker as a way to improve his skills with […]

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Time Travel

Looking back Tuesdays have always been an issue. Since it’s Thursday I guess they still are. Work should be no excuse not to post but the past few weeks have been busy. Yesterday I gathered a nice new set of drawings and then fell asleep, much earlier than planned, and never posted. One drawing above, […]

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