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Belinda Del Pesco
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Painter & Printmaker at belindadelpesco.com
Painter & Printmaker at belindadelpesco.com

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The Comforting Quilt of Art My mother in law passed away unexpectedly as I was leaving for the San Diego Art festival, and my husband was flying east for a business trip. Parallel to festival commitments, and business travel, the process of juggling…
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Painting in Public I just finished loading show gear for the Sierra Madre Art Fair (California) this weekend. If you’re local, stop by and say hello!  I finished the watercolor above last weekend at the San Diego Artwalk, so I started a new painting to…
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Do you struggle with naming the art you make? Do you reply on subject-based titles? Do you call a photo of a red barn 'The Red Barn'? Do you name a painting of a teacup 'Cup of Tea'? Would you like to use titles with a bit more imagination, and would it be good to have scores of them to choose from? I can help you with that.
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Five tips to help make you comfortable presenting your Art to the Public I’ll be driving south for the San Diego Artwalk in a week. Standing in a booth with my art, surrounded by 350 other artists and 100,000 people is a pendulum swing of contrast from…
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#printmaking The story behind this dark field #monotype of two young girls, and taking the opportunity while exhibiting at Descanso Gardens in La Canada, California to encourage experiments with printmaking. And link-love to Edgar Degas' monotype prints at MOMA and a monotype process video.
https://wp.me/p5WQio-299
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Making Art in Public Places For a few years, I exhibited watercolors and printmaking for a month at a time at Descanso Gardens in La Canada, California. Plant aficionados, trail hikers, botanists, beekeepers, school bus field trips and runners frequent…
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Do you remember what it was like when you moved into your current home, and you spent weeks opening the wrong drawer in the kitchen because that's where forks were kept in your previous home? That's Muscle-Memory, and its a Thing in the art studio too.

How do you get back to making art after a move? Here are some tips if you're still reaching for the wrong drawer. http://bit.ly/ArtAfterMoving (monotype with colored pencil: Gold Mining)
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How Does Moving Affect Your Art? In a recent newsletter (you can read it here), I described an impromptu art-making party in the temporary home of a friend who lost her house and studio in the Thomas Fire. Four of us gathered around a folding banquet…
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Monotype Ghost Prints My love-affair with monotypes continues with this floral still life, painted on a very faint ghost print. (Other iterations of this monotype are here and here.) I’m considering a monotype workshop in my new online school –…
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Before you attempt a masterpiece in watercolor as a beginner, may I suggest these exercises?
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