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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Sit still

After realizing my son would never sit still for a “portrait” I figured why not make a drawing that really feels and looks like him, you know, a “portrait”. My son hasn’t stopped moving since he was born so why should he be still in my drawing. I spent about 10 minutes just continually drawing […]

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