Eid Mubarak!

My NYC neighborhood of Jackson Heights is home to a large Muslim population from Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. Since this weekend was Eid, the end of Ramadan, our local park was turned over to a Muslim prayer service on Sunday morning. The prayer service was fairly short, and the Imam spoke in both English and […]

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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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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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