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Belinda Del Pesco
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I stayed in an old mill on a river, converted to a Bed & Breakfast Inn, while attending a friend’s wedding in Massachusetts a few years ago, and the background interior of this painting came from photos I took in my room that weekend. The figure was added…
A figurative watercolor of a young woman reading by a window, and links to an essay about fighting the distraction of email in your creative life.
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Do you need some motivation via inspiration? With Facebook, blogs, digitized museum collections and gallery previews, the entire global art world is in your studio.  Every single one of us has a shiny, gold All Access Pass. Before social media and…
A small floral watercolor study, and some encouragement to share your work online with a blog and some links to social media.
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My grandparents met and in a Connecticut textile mill as teenagers. They were still teenagers when they got married. Right up to the end of their lives, they held hands, patted the empty seat next to them to beckon the other to come sit close, and they…
A small trace monotype, painted with watercolor (with an accompanying timelapse video of that process), and a great interview of museum-goers in New York.
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There are so many artists sharing art on Facebook, the affirmation that beauty is a necessity scrolls down my feed in an avalanche of encouraged inspiration. Do you know about art Groups and Pages on Facebook?  In addition to individual artist’s Pages,…
A small watercolor of the bar area of an art opening, and a video of a teeny tiny book of color illustrations of Toulouse Lautrec by artist Gradimir Smudja.
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I started this watercolor portrait over a year ago in my previous studio. Then I packed and moved, and forgot about it till I cleaned and purged the clutter in my current studio last week. (How many unfinished art projects do you have stuffed into…
A small watercolor portrait done with glazing and dry brush, and links to a video featuring the late painter Ken Auster and his amazing work.
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Here’s a little watercolor painted from a quick study made on a lovely afternoon sitting in a shady doorway in Venasque, France. I painted several street scenes to use as studies for larger paintings while on the trip I took in June. That’s my friend…
A watercolor based on an urban sketch watercolor study painted in Prvence last June, in Vanasque, while traveling with the crew at Workshops in France.
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I love art featuring readers. I have a pinterest board of inspiring paintings of people and their books, and our descendants collecting imagery of this subject will likely include paintings and drawings of people curled around laptops, balancing…
A watercolor of a woman reading her laptop in bed, and a bit of encouragement to finish your art without expectations of perfection.
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The woodcut above can be found in my Etsy shop, and you’ll find a speedy little time lapse video of the part where she gets painted with watercolor below. Fall art festival season is coming up here in southern California, and artists are waiting to hear…
A small woodcut portrait block print painted with watercolors, and acceptance in the Beverly Hills Affiare in the Gardens Art Festival.
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This watercolor landscape was done after a trip to see my step dad in Central California. I love the shape of the land up there; curvy golden hillsides, forged smooth with time, and made soft & textured with grasses and shrubs. The fleshy horizon line…
A watercolor landscape, and a video showing the sequence and almost choreographed movements involved in manufacturing hand made fine art papers.
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I’m still working on the nocturnal watercolor on yupo I mentioned in the last post, so stay tuned (or subscribe) for that coming soon…. In the meantime, I feel compelled to share a humorous, smart, thought-provoking essay on Why Procrastinators…
I’m still working on the nocturnal watercolor on yupo I mentioned in the last post, so stay tuned (or subscribe) for that coming soon…. In the meantime, I feel compelled to share a humorous, smart, thought-provoking essay on Why Procrastinators Procrastinate. Are you in the Staller Club too? Do you wait till the eleventh hour to complete tasks with deadlines? Do you put off painting – even when you relish every little part of the art-making proce...
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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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  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
    1991
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