Dog Sitting

For those of you that know me you know I’m not much of a pet person. Having never had a pet of my own I’ve never developed the need for a pet. BUT for the next 3 weeks my family is dog sitting a great little maltese (I think) named Bentley. He’s been a lot […]

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Driveway

I like grabbing materials to draw with that I don’t often use. The different feel and look of the line lets new things happen. I drew this scene outside my window with a thick black marker with a chiseled tip. Fun. Greg Betza ©2017

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National Donut Day

My sweet tooth, which has been dormant for the last few years, has returned with a vengeance in the last week or two. So that’s why I didn’t miss the opportunity to get and eat donuts today. In our area, there is no better place fro donuts than The Montclair Bread Company. Their donuts have […]

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Costumed

Here is a drawing I made during one of the more interesting sketch nights at the Society of Illustrators. You never know what amazing fashion or costumes the models will emerge wearing. Here are a few more drawings from that evening: http://www.gregbetza.com/vanity/ Greg Betza ©2017

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Carousel studies

thumbnail carousel/Michele Bedigian

Carousel drawings have always been a past time favorite of mine. Spring is quickly turning into summer which means the carnival will be in town soon. I just recently came across a whole sketchbook loaded with carousel drawings and thumbnails. Thought it’d be a fun page to share. – Michele

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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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