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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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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An Impressionable Feat

Feet drawing/Michele Bedigian

  So I was going thru a few sketchbooks over the Easter break and I found this quirky figure drawing I thought worth sharing. In all it’s way it not only made me laugh, but made me remember just how many 1,000’s of hands and feet I must’ve drawn over the years. It was my teacher, […]

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Very Young People Concert

Jazz for young people/Michele Bedigian

  Throughout the year there are these Sunday afternoon’s when the New York Philharmonic perform these fantastic concerts for children ages 3- 6. With ensembles of strings, brass, and woodwinds they teach them an introductory overview of what makes up the entire orchestra. It’s incredible! Through movement, singing, and humor my little guys are hooked and can’t wait for the next one! […]

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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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