From the Archives

Each weekend Studio 1482 will be featuring posts from the One Drawing A Day archives. Today’s post is by Veronica Lawlor, from back in 2016. It’s titled “Mountain of Media.” #ODADarchive As Margaret mentioned in her post yesterday, she and I went drawing to the Bernie Sanders rally in Washington Square Park Wednesday evening. What a […]

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Eid Mubarak!

My NYC neighborhood of Jackson Heights is home to a large Muslim population from Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. Since this weekend was Eid, the end of Ramadan, our local park was turned over to a Muslim prayer service on Sunday morning. The prayer service was fairly short, and the Imam spoke in both English and […]

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Gratitude

A week after Thanksgiving and moving into the holiday season here in the US, I’m continuing to think a lot about gratitude. This drawing is of a taxi driver I met in Havana, during a visit to the city in 2015. He was a very warm person, and between his pigeon English and my pigeon Spanish, […]

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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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9.11 plus 15

This Sunday will be the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States. It seems impossible that it was that long ago, and for many, including myself, the emotions of that day are too easily brought forward again. I was talking to my freshman drawing class about 9/11 this week – most […]

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Cigar Roller

In honor of President Obama’s visit to Cuba, thought I would post this drawing of a cigar roller in Havana that I made last June. The process is still done by hand, and the cigars are, of course, legendary. I will be posting more drawings from that trip on my blog in the next few […]

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