Phantom Thread sketch night

I had a really fun evening last night at the Society of Illustrators Special Sketch Night. Last night was a promotional evening for the new Focus Features film Phantom Thread starring Daniel Day Lewis! The models were great, Bil Donovan facilitated wonderfully as always, and the representatives from Focus Features handed out sewing kits and […]

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Illustrators 60 opening

Last Friday was a special night for me, the opening reception for the artists selected to be a part of the Society of Illustrator’s 60th Annual. I’ve been collecting the annuals since my school days at Parsons and have always wanted to one day be included with this amazing group of illustrator/artists. To say that […]

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Mulan at the Society of Illustrators

I haven’t blogged about sketch night at the Society of Illustrators in quite a while, but last night was such a great session that I wanted to share. The models were outfitted in elaborate, authentic Chinese headdresses and contemporary clothing as they performed a fashion-inspired version of the Chinese folktale Mulan. Directed by fashion designer David […]

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Delirium and the Joker

Sketch night at the Society of Illustrators took on a comic twist a few weeks ago, featuring models dressed as Neil Gaiman‘s Delirium from the comic book series The Sandman and the Joker from Batman. Not my usual subject matter, but I had a great time drawing them. It’s always nice to work with different […]

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Scooter LaForge at SOI

[sgmb id=”1″]I was fortunate to have the opportunity to draw #ScooterLaForge’s fashions last week at the Society of Illustrators. If you’ve read my post from earlier this year you’d know just how wildly inventive and unpredictable his fashions are. It is a dream to draw. Here are the drawings… Thank you to the Society, Scooter […]

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Circus Performance

Pen & Ink drawing by Greg Betza

Last week at the Society of Illustrators Sketch Night two very talented acrobats performed their brand of contortion and feats of strength, and mixed in a few fashion poses to boot. I enjoyed the variety, the interesting shapes they created with their bodies as well as the surprise of each pose. You really never knew what was […]

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