Jail Violence for ProPublica

jail violence by greg betza

I was asked to illustrate another piece about the explosion of violence in the California jail system. Rather than choose a specific incident to illustrate I decided to created an image to symbolize all of the victims. Below are the sketches I submitted. They appreciated the variety, and I appreciated that. I’ve included some process […]

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Investment Advisor

I’m really pleased to share this series I illustrated for Investment Advisor magazine. The topic is heavy, depression and suicide among retired men, and I wanted the illustrations to carry that kind of weight as well. I decided to use textured, somewhat “messy” backgrounds with shaky graphic lines, and slightly uncomfortable designs for the figures…hopefully […]

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