Queens of Queens

June 3, 2018, was the 26th annual Queens Pride parade in Jackson Heights, Queens, NYC. Everyone in the ‘hood was out – and OUT – to celebrate the day. Caught a quick drawing of a few queens of Queens riding along 37th Ave. on the top of a bus, dancing to the merengue music and […]

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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 Greg Betza, from back in 2016. It’s titled “Accordion.” #ODADarchive I made this drawing of performer, Natasha, at EPCOT in Florida a few years ago. The accordion was wonderfully odd in contrast with her flamboyant costume. […]

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C’mon Spring!

In the middle of the coldest April in the Northeast ever – yes that means EVERY SINGLE DAY is a record low temperature for the month – we had one nice day. AND it was a Saturday! So I took advantage of this to run out to the park to do a little drawing. But…but…but…where […]

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Montclair

I took my illustration class out for a day of reportage drawing around downtown Montclair, New Jersey last week. I made this quick drawing of Leone’s restaurant while I was walking around. So far that was the nicest day we’ve had all spring…we got lucky! Greg Betza ©2018

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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 Despina Georgiadis, from back in 2016. It’s titled “Holiday.” #ODADarchive With the Greek Easter holiday coming this Sunday I am reminded of the ‘holiday’ I took to Greece in 2009. Here is a drawing from a church […]

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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 Greg Betza, from back in 2012. It’s titled “Changing Season” #ODADarchive A watercolor and ink drawing I made of different plants at the beginning of winter. Some have withered away while others hang onto their beautiful fall […]

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Great seats

Last Sunday, Easter Sunday to many, I spent with my son and nephews at Citi Field. We had front row box seats behind home plate, toward third base. The tickets were a gift and they were pretty incredible. Food included, very friendly staff, I have nothing but nice things to say about the place. It […]

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