Sensei’s Award

According to Wikipedia, the word Aikido is formed from three kanji: ai, which means joining or combining; ki, which is spirit or energy; and do, which is way, or path. So Aikido is the Japanese “way of combining forces,” or “the martial arts principle of blending with an attackers movement for the purpose of controlling […]

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My big boy

my big boy/Michele Bedigian

  I was having a conversation with my 5 year old about faces this morning during breakfast and was inspired to draw his while he was watching the Rescue Bots. A little indulgence filled with a ton of love. I can’t believe how fast time is moving!! Warms my heart and freaks me out all at the […]

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Jade

I made this quick 1-color watercolor painting of a jade succulent that we have sitting in our window. I look at it each morning and always think of painting its strange round leaves, and today I finally did. Greg Betza ©2017

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Character Study

  These drawings are a few from a series of character development studies. The creature was to imitate the traits of a predatory land animal. The art was then handed to a 3D rendering artist to who built it out and later implemented it into a mobile learning product.

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LGBTQ Rally

This reportage illustration is from a rally in front of the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village recently. The community came out in support of the trans-gender kids that will be affected by the new administration’s position rescinding protections that had allowed transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. […]

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