The Guernica Pilgrimage

I recently returned from a summer trip to Europe, where I finally saw Picasso’s famous mural, Guernica, in person for the first time: hanging in its home in the Reina Sofia museum in Madrid. Friends and artists Margaret Hurst, Susan Buroker, and Julia Sverchuk were also there with me for their first viewings, we called […]

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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 “R&R.” #ODADarchive I’ll soon be taking a few weeks of vacation so I was reminded of this quick piece I did on the beach in Aruba a few years […]

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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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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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Sears Willis Tower

The Sears Tower in Chicago – now called the Willis Tower – is the second tallest building in the United States. (The new One World Trade building in Manhattan is taller.) When I was in Chicago last year for the Urban Sketchers Symposium, I found it a challenge to include the building and still have […]

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Memories

Looking back on this year and looking through some old work, I found this drawing I made in Paris in 2006 on the Champs Élysées. This was during the Tour de France, I believe, and the famous avenue was as crowded as I’ve ever seen it. Old drawings are memories. I look forward to finding […]

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Southern Tree

I was recently commissioned to paint a specific tree which is located in Florida near the beach. Here is one variation that didn’t make the final cut, but I do like it. I think it captured a sunny beach vibe, which I so long for on this chilly December day. Greg Betza ©2017

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