Galaxy Tags by Gelli Arts® Artist Sara Ferret

Hi!
It’s Sara here. 
Today is my first project to share on the Gelli Arts® blog and I’m so
excited.

I
have made some galaxy tags with the Gelli Arts® x Jane Davenport gel printing plate.



Watch my video to see my process:



First, I made a lot of backgrounds on the tags, all with neon acrylic paint. I’m using the Art Printing plates from Carabelle Studio to create
some easy drawings/texture in the background.


When
I have made enough tags, I cut some circles from cardstock with two different size punches.



We will use these as masks in the next step.


After that, I put some black acrylic paint on the Gelli® plate and place my circle masks directly on the plate.  I then place my tags I made over the circles and roll my brayer over the tags to pick up that black paint. You can start to see that “galaxy” effect starting to come out!


Next, I free stitched with my sewing machine around the circles and
the borders.





Now we can really create the galaxy effect with some splatters of paint in the
black parts. I used Posca markers but you can use other things as a old
toothbrush or a brush with white acrylic paint.



I always like to add some embellishments, so I used the sticker
book from Tim Holtz to add some sentiment to my art work.


I
hope you enjoy the video, and if you create some galaxy tags inspired by this
project please tag me Instagram @sara_ferret and tag @gelliarts as well. I can’t wait to see them all!



Happy printing!



-Sara

9 thoughts on “Galaxy Tags by Gelli Arts® Artist Sara Ferret”

  1. I loved everything you did here! I felt so inspired to to sew more and to use some of your ideas to do my own thing. I will make some with bats for Halloween etc.

  2. the PaperTemptress

    OMG OMG you are sooooo creative…this is one of my absolute favorite videos and techniques…thanks for sharing with us!

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