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Belinda Del Pesco
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What a GREAT kickoff for a much-needed overview! This is going to be a great series, and your attention to detail and thorough explanations will be such a resource for folks who are new to relief printmaking. I can imagine the hours of editing, but really, you did an excellent job with this. Bravo!
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New #printmaking  #video #demo posted on my channel; making a #drypoint   #engraving  from #draftingfilm  or #mylar  - it's the third video in a series on the process and it's been such a fun experiment! If you make one, please post a link here so we can see! #art #print #mixedmedia   #artstudio  
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Blog Post: Celebrating THREE things - 1] #happyspring, 2] #happybirthday   to my little #sister Nancy, and 3] 20 #videos (so far) & 1400 subscribers on my #art   #channel (http://bit.ly/belindadelpesco)
Celebration = Art Sale!  http://bit.ly/bdelpescoetsy  Pick some art, & use the code MAKESOMETHING during checkout for 20% off till 4/20.
http://www.belindadelpesco.com/2015/03/watercolor-baths-at-carcalla.html
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New printmaking video (hand printed & colored  #collagraphs  ) and a link to the Getty Museum virtual library.
Here is one collagraph in an edition of seven, made from a mat board substrate, printed by hand with akua ink, and then treated with color using a variety of media; one with watercolor, another with charcoal, a bright and impressionistic version with oil pastel and the print above with colored ...
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+Srivandana Szepanski - thanks for your feedback - I'm glad you find these helpful. The sealer on the plate (look at the plate-building video linked in the 'show more' list under the video window: http://bit.ly/1JaJN48) is liquitex gloss medium and varnish. Happy printing!
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Many thanks, Belinda.  I tried PVA which worked well for a short run of relief prints for Christmas cards but then started to destroy the paper as, surprise, it stuck!  I have recently sealed some matt board (in the UK mountboard) with Buttonhole Polish - shellac so we'll see how that goes.
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Great video, as always. That is some amazmo line work. Also, nice text/title inserts; informative and fancy with your logo elements rolling out. You're a master editor, and a printman, all rolled into one. :) Looking forward to part II
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+Diode Press - yes, I know that feeling of expanded roll out so well. Scope-Creep. Especially in printmaking projects. "should take an hour or two" turns into a week. But it's so fun!
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#blog post on a #mini #drypoint from #copper  with #watercolor: Gush 4 x 2.5 When you have to #write it down - #printmaking   #etching   #art  http://bit.ly/1aXgQJU
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#blog post - #printmaking  with #draftingfilm   - a small #drypoint   painted with #watercolor   - #sketchbook  experiments in the #artstudio  
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Great review;  I added this book to my To-Read list
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Blog Post: Spring rituals and a big #watercolor from my archives + working on a tiny #drypoint engraving.
watercolor, interior, painting, art, interiors, library, books, reading, dogs, chairs
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    1991
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Painter & Printmaker; www.belindadelpesco.com
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Hi there, 
I'm a watercolor painter & printmaker, born and raised in New England, and living & working in California. I've published an art blog since 2005, and the practice has been a lovely exploration into the written word, as well as an inspiring resource documenting my journey as an artist. 

I sell my work on Etsy (bdelpesco.etsy.com), and at Art Festivals and regional shows and exhibits. I love experimenting with various approaches in watercolor & printmaking, so I share the results of my meanderings on my blog with process photos and videos (http://bit.ly/1F1JDFZ). 

As a visual person, I appreciate pictorial instruction - in everything from art-making to gardening & cooking - so it seems natural to share images and videos from my studio. I hope the photos and descriptions of creating art here on my blog (http://www.belindadelpesco.com/) inspire you to follow along & make something. If you have any questions, be in touch.
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