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Belinda Del Pesco
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The San Diego Festival of the Arts on Waterfront park was lovely last week. We had a gray day to start on Saturday, but eventually, the sun came out along with the crowds, and I saw plenty of people strolling the lawn with paintings & sculpture under…
A watercolor of a man with a dog sleeping in an old Roman apartment, and photos of the San Diego Arts Festival in Waterfront Park - near Little Italy
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This art blog began as an exercise in accountability in 2005. I planned to document my renewed commitment to get back into art-making after a decade-long hiatus. Almost immediately, it morphed into a platform to share process, and hopefully, encourage…
A monotype, and samples of monotypes and printmaking art from young artists around the globe who are learning from youtube tutorial videos.
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(The instructions for making the collagraph above are on my youtube channel here.) I’m unloading art festival gear back in my studio after the Sierra Madre Art Fair, which started with a few hours of heavy rain during booth set up on Friday, and ended…
A mat board collagraph and photos of the rainy but successful art festival in Sierra Madre over the weekend. It helps to be prepared.
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I’m back from a weekend of selling watercolors and printmaking at the Artwalk in San Diego’s Little Italy. I’ve posted photos below from Beech & India Streets; 350 artists line up on 15 blocks, alongside turn of the century Italianate houses, and spiffy…
A watercolor of a woman reclined in slumber on a couch, and a report on the festivities at the 2016 San Diego Artwalk held in Little Italy.
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I’m thrilled to share that I’ve got a foxy watercolor in this lovely exhibit – Outfoxed, at True North Gallery in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, opening this weekend, April 30th. I’ll be on the opposite side of the country at the San Diego Artwalk this…
A watercolor in the Outfoxed exhibit at True North Gallery, and bits on forgotten women artists of Florence Italy, and Etsy's new web site builder, Pattern.
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If you're interested in color #woodcuts or any sort of relief #printmaking, check out Søren's youtube channel.    👍🏼
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+Srivandana Szepanski - I'm so glad you like it! I think his art is wonderful, and his process of making the woodcuts in his studio are so carefully documented in his videos, he deserves much more viewership than he currently has.
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This watercolor is fresh off the art-table and I’m in the process of framing it now. It was my demo painting at the San Diego Artwalk a few weeks ago, and I finished it here in the studio this week, just in time for the next two festivals. The reference…
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An artist I admire has recently been copied by another artist, with no attribution, and the copied work is for sale, presented as original to the artist listing it. It’s a direct copy – as in brush stroke-for-brush stroke, but with the tell-tale…
A klimt-inspired Linocut with watercolor and colored pencils added, and some thoughts on artists swapping out envy for goals to be of good use
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I love what you are doing and i really admire your art work. I hope day we will get along with something great for the future 
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This weekend, May 7&8 I’ll be at the Sierra Madre Art Fair from 9:30-6:00 on Saturday and 9:30-5:00 on Sunday. If you’re in the area, stop by and say hello. How often do you show your work where you’re present at the exhibit? How comfortable are you when…
A watercolor still life and some tips about talking to the public about your art. How comfortable are you when people ask about your work at an exhibit?
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I’ve been framing some small linocut prints to take to the San Diego Artwalk this weekend. I usually meet young people interested in art, but not yet fluent enough financially to be art collectors. Printmaking in small editions is a lower price-point than…
A small linoblock printed and then colored with watercolor, and a lovely, inspiring five minute video on Hilary Paynter's detailed wood engraving process.
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When you make art for the simple joy of creating – there’s incorruptible magic in the act. It’s fueled by your own expression, your personal sense of aesthetics, and your choice of media & subject. The entire adventure belongs to you. But as soon as you…
An essay on the pros & cons of artistic exposure. How does creating art that's for exhibit or sale affect your art-making practice?
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I’ve posted another monotype tutorial video on my youtube channel. This one is perfect if you don’t have a press, or a whole day to play with ink; a single color is rolled out directly on a table covered with a large sheet of plexiglass. If you don’t have…
A short video tutorial on dark field monotype, printed directly off the studio table (no press) w/ non-toxic inks and then enhanced w/ colored pencil.
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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 an inspiring resource documenting my journey as an artist, and a grounding exploration into the salve of the written word. 

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 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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