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Watercolor Portrait Painting

Painting Portraits in Watercolor Painting portraits in watercolor is ambitious. Figurative watercolors are some of my favorite subjects to paint, but they’re never easy (for me). Here is a post

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Watercolor Painting Travel Kit

Traveling with Watercolors Have you assembled a watercolor painting travel kit to take with you, outside your usual painting space? Here are some tips to put one together now, with

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Monotype Printing without a Press

How to Print a Monotype without a Press Monotype printmaking is the “painterly print” option. This printmaking process is accessible to everyone, and it doesn’t require sharp tools, carving lines

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How to Title Your Art

Everything you need to name a single piece of art, or an entire series, after you create, or before your first draft.

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Intro to Monotype Printmaking

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Using the Grid Method

How to use the grid method to get more accurate drawings underneath your paintings and printmaking.


Feedback from art collectors and folks enrolled in classes at

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Artist – enrolled in How to Title Your Art

I have to recommend this short but incredibly useful course on creating better artwork titles.  It absolutely changed my thinking and process on titles, and helps me clarify my vision and the way I talk about my paintings too.

Artist/Printmaker – enrolled in How to Title Your Art

The struggle to arrive at a name for a painting is over.  Following Belinda’s well-conceived prompts, I make a list of relatable, interesting words to use – and within minutes I have a unique title .  I actually look forward to the naming stage now!

Dana Sanford

Artist/Collector – purchased a watercolor painting

A wonderful piece! Beautifully drawn and colored, full of warmth. The shipping was super fast, and the artist is a delight. Be sure and read her blog, too. She’s generous with her time and tips.

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