• Collagraph Print Portraits of People and Pets - and a Studio Sale

    1 month ago - By Belinda del Pesco

    This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco .
    How to Make a Collagraph Portrait Want a creative project to try at your kitchen table? Here's how to make a collagraph print portrait, step by step. The collagraph examples in this post were all made from scrap mat board. Mat board is also known as mount board in England and passe-partout in France. You'll...
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  • 5 Watercolor Techniques to Try as a Beginner

    1 month ago - By Belinda del Pesco

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    Watercolor Techniques for Beginners, or Returning Artists After a Long Hiatus? Here are 5 watercolor techniques to try if you're a beginner painter, or you're rounding the bend to return to your art. As a previously absent watercolor painter myself, I'm welcoming you with pompoms and cheerleading. You've got this! Each watercolor...
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  • Drypoint Print on Plexiglass - Using Inexpensive Plastic for Intaglio Printmaking

    1 month ago - By Belinda del Pesco

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    Drypoint on Plexiglass Want to know how to make a drypoint on plexiglass? This little drypoint print was an experiment with inexpensive plastic plate material, instead of the traditional copper plates used in drypoint printmaking. In recent years, I've done drypoint etchings and engravings on clear plexiglass plates. The line work can be hard...
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  • Gelli Plate Print Backgrounds for Trace Monotypes

    1 month ago - By Belinda del Pesco

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    Gelli Plate Print Abstracts Gelli Plate Prints and Monotype prints are some of the most accessible types of printmaking to try if you're curious about making prints at home. You don't need a printing press, or sharp carving tools, or even printmaking ink. The popularity of gelli plates, and all of their instructional videos have...
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  • Adding Watercolor to Monotype Ghost Prints

    1 month ago - By Belinda del Pesco

    This is a post from Belinda Del Pesco's Art Blog Belinda Del Pesco .
    Adding Watercolor to Monotype Ghost Prints In this monotype group on facebook, there was discussion about what to do with very faint monotype ghost prints. Many folks new to printmaking aren't aware that adding watercolor or colored pencil to monotype ghost prints is an option. The only caveat is noting the paper you've printed your...
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