Bird brain

baby bird/michele bedigian

One day a few years back I was in Paris with my partners in the studio drawing in the Tuileries Garden (a public garden located between the Louvre Museum and the Place de la Concorde) when this little sparrow curious beyond fear practically hopped onto my board. He spent a good 20 minutes inspecting what I was […]

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Hamilton!

I was fortunate to score a few tickets for my family and I to see Hamilton last month. I was familiar with the story and music prior to seeing it, which I think added to the experience (but I’m sure it’s great if you go in with no prior knowledge). I did my best to make […]

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Gelato Man

So the holidays are over, and the spring semester has begun. I took my location class to the Chelsea Markets in NYC last week- one of the great things about teaching location drawing is that I get to visit all of my favorite NYC haunts every fall and spring. Chelsea Markets is kind of like […]

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Day42: The Life and Lore of Bees

Illustration by Veronica Lawlor / Design by Hambly & Woolley, Toronto During the last weeks of his administration, President Obama secured increased protection for the rusty-patched bumblebee, which is now officially designated as an endangered species. Unbelievably, the rusty-patched bumblebee population has gone down almost 90% since the 1990s. (Scientific American) Besides contributing to the […]

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