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Belinda Del Pesco
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Two Color #linocut  in the #reduction  method, with patern added via #rubberstamps  - Pie Inspectors #kitchen   #cooking   #dogs   #cats  :)
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What a beautiful horse. His face was so wise looking, and kind... I'm sorry he's gone. You've done a wonderful job sharing his likeness with us through your amazing work. Lovely tribute.
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That is a fascinating tribute.
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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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+Belinda Del Pesco Thanks Belinda! It's one of those things where everyone does things differently, so I'm trying to keep it as simple as I can. Originally I thought it would be a 3-5min video, but turns out there is a lot to cover! I really enjoyed your last drypoint video too, nice work!
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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
drypoint, engraving, printmaking, watercolor, art, painting, art blog, portrait, writing, mixed media, print, etching, intaglio, ink
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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
watercolor, art, painting, baths at caracalla, etsy, sale, paintings, prints, printmaking
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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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@Gabriele Bitter - yes! You can print an edition from sealed matboard collagraphs on a press. Make sure to use at least 2 coats of gloss medium varnish & let them dry thoroughly before you start inking, etc. footage of a matboard collagraph printed on a press is here: http://youtu.be/c9zB-kiT8HU looking forward to your results!
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+Gabriele Bitter - when you post your printmaking experiments - share them on my facebook page rather than my newsfeed. The page is almost exclusively artists, printmakers and art lovers, and the newsfeed is family, fellow sailors, old school friends, etc. The page has a more appropriate audience for your efforts. :) Just "like" the page, and you can post there: https://www.facebook.com/belinda.delpesco
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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 - #printmaking  with #draftingfilm   - a small #drypoint   painted with #watercolor   - #sketchbook  experiments in the #artstudio  
drypoint, drafting film, mylar, duralar, printmaking, watercolor, intaglio, print, figure drawing, portrait, how to, video, tutorial
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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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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 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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