Carousel studies

thumbnail carousel/Michele Bedigian

Carousel drawings have always been a past time favorite of mine. Spring is quickly turning into summer which means the carnival will be in town soon. I just recently came across a whole sketchbook loaded with carousel drawings and thumbnails. Thought it’d be a fun page to share. – Michele

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Alvin

I saw a wonderful production today at NJPAC. I learned that when Alvin Ailey was developing the choreography for his productions, he drew inspiration from the sculptures of Auguste Rodin and Henri Moore. I drew in the dark but when it was over and I looked down I could see glimpses of Moore and Rodin […]

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Installation

Yesterday I had a pool installed in my backyard. Quite the interesting process to observe and draw. Here are the three workers unrolling and securing the walls of the pool. It’s easy to see that they’ve done this dance many times before. Greg Betza ©2017

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A New Dawn

Cup of coffee/Michele Bedigian

  It’s dawn here in New York, Wednesday May 10th and I’m up earlier than the rest. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee is a graceful addition to the colors of the sun rising over the skyline. I feel an inner peace as the first sip touches my lip and wonder what will make this day […]

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Live

Here is a drawing of Colleen Green. Her band was the opening act a few weekends ago in Brooklyn. I’d never heard of her or her band but I enjoyed her stage presence, look and especially her sunglasses. Thanks to my sister for holding my beer while I drew this. Greg Betza ©2017

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