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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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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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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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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Hearts and Minds

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor and I thought I’d post another drawing I made from the Revolutionary War reenactment I attended a few weeks back. I was told that the symbol of 2 hearts touching on the soldiers coats represents the idea that their “hearts and minds” are in the […]

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Reenactor

This man looked so weathered and was so thin that he literally felt like he had been fighting in the revolution for months, maybe years. All of the actors that day in Fort Lee dressed the part, but this man appeared to live it. #reenactment #RetreatToVictory #georgeWashington Greg Betza ©2016

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