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Belinda Del Pesco
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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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+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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Beautifully done - she's got a wonderful face and the stars and night sky are wintery and perfect. Great little painting!
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When it was announced in December that Toni Morrison would have a new novel published in April (God Help the Child), the literary world was abuzz. But if the Toni Morrison news was a large wave, then consider the Harper Lee a...
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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.
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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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Cute little press, excellent solution for locking it down, and I especially like the Diode Press logo on the base!
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New video #onmyblog  - a #printmaking #experiment with #drypoint   #engraving  on #draftingfilm  - with #fun  results! #art #wip #video  
I've got a quick, fun experiment from the studio today, and I video taped the process & outcome so I could share the details with you all if it was a bust or a hit. Several years ago, I read about an un-named artist making drypoint engravings (incised directly into the plate without the use of ...
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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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Image reposted with the permission of the artist. Learn more about Belinda Del Pesco and her artwork at her website or blog. I previously wr

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Like tiny bubbles, this is a painting of some delightfully delicate pink berries I found lighting up a bush in the Living Desert. The tiny b

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Here's the final version of the print I showed you in progress in the past two posts. Wow, was this fast to do! Two days, but I could have e

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Here is an a by Hallie Levine Sklar about 10 foods you my not know are harmful to your pet. 10 Pet Dangers You Didn't Know About When my hus

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