Practice

what you preach. I always tell my students to work with media that they’re not comfortable with, or don’t think they like working with. It’s in that struggle that you grow. So for the longest time I’ve dreaded the feel of oil pastels. I don’t know why, but they never seem to work for me. […]

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From the Archives

Each weekend Studio 1482 will be featuring posts from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Veronica Lawlor, from back in 2016. It’s titled “David Remembers ’69.” #ODADarchive Last week I spent some time at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, drawing the memorial that lives there for the victims of the recent […]

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From the Archives

Coffee House/Michele Bedigian

Each weekend Studio 1482 will be featuring posts from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Michele Bedigian, from back in 2016. It’s titled “Java, She and Me.” #ODADarchive A few week’s back I shared a drawing of this woman while running into Starbuck’s after school drop off for a chance to connect […]

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Election 2016

On the week of a very contentious presidential election here in the United States, I thought I would post this drawing of a little girl that I made on Election Night, standing with her flag in front of the Empire State Building. Her pride and hope are evident, and her sweetness and innocence are the perfect antidote […]

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memory lane 2

Here’s a another drawing from college. First we made a sculpture portrait from the model, which I also still have, and then we made a drawing exploring all the angles of the sculpture. I chose to pay homage to the great Leonardo Da Vinci. Ink and chalk on watercolor paper. ~Despina

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