Drawing Live

Here is a drawing of guitarist Steve Selvidge supporting the band Bash & Pop at a show last Saturday night in New Jersey. I was able to, easily, get unusually close to make a few drawings…and the light was great for once. Anyway, here’s Steve doing what he does. Greg Betza ©2017

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Lego Reportage

During my years working as a reportage illustrator, I have drawn in many of the world’s most fantastic cities. But this reportage assignment may have just been the most fantastic of all. A few years ago, I was contacted by Matthew McNerney of RAA to work with him and the team to design dioramas for […]

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Bball

Ink drawings of a basketball player in the Bronx. Aside from playing I really enjoy sitting down and drawing players as they play the game. How they each move differently and amplify their attitudes on the court. Eddie Peña  

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Silversides

I was in Sandy Hook, NJ for a day last week with my so who was taking a class with the Littoral Society. They learn how to seine with nets and examine the marine life and they took a botany tour to learn about the plants that thrive in salty environments. I took a moment […]

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I was drawing in Memphis…

…at a dive bar/restaurant (if you can call what I ate food 😬) on the famous Beale street. I particularly enjoyed this bass player’s body language. Memphis is a strange town, a little stuck in time. Looking around it’s easy to imagine Elvis walking around on those streets which is kind of nice. Greg Betza 

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Time Travel

Looking back Tuesdays have always been an issue. Since it’s Thursday I guess they still are. Work should be no excuse not to post but the past few weeks have been busy. Yesterday I gathered a nice new set of drawings and then fell asleep, much earlier than planned, and never posted. One drawing above, […]

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Jazz and Chihuly

A few weeks back I went to see this fantastic show at the NYBG featuring Dale Chihuly, an American artist who’s mastered the translucent and transparent qualities of ice, water, glass, and neon. He  creates works of art that transform the everyday experience. It was spectacular to see the installation illuminated at night. Above is […]

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