Image Transfers & Resists

Hand-made patterned papers for Origami with Gelli® Artist Giovanna Zara

Hello everyone, Giovanna here today! Since I was a child I was always fascinated by Origami. I used to have a beautiful book with lovely projects that I read now and then until my adult life. Recently, some Origami projects popped-up in my Instagram feed, so I thought, what better way to make colorful and …

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Gel Printing Valentine’s with the NEW Mini Placement Tool

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today, with a layered print tutorial using the brand new Gelli Arts® Mini Placement Tool! Like the original Perfect Placement Tool, the Mini Placement Tool helps you align your layered prints perfectly. The Mini Tool works with any size plate and creates a 1″ border around your prints. Watch this video …

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Image Transfer Printed Journal Cover by Gelli® Artist Marsha Valk

Hi there! Happy new year! It’s Marsha here today, and for me, a new year means a new notebook! This time I accidentally ordered the new one in a colour that I’ve had before. So I wanted to change the look with the help of my Gelli Arts® printing plate! Watch how I transform my …

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Image Transfer Kraft Goodie Bags with Gelli® Artist Giovanna Zara

Hello everyone, Giovanna here with an easy craft project where you create a bunch of colorful goodie bags or little mini tree decorations out of cheap kraft paper and book pages: these are perfect to hold little gifts and gift cards. Kraft paper is also very suitable to make some magazines resist transfer, an effect …

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Laser Image Transfer Prints with Gelli Arts® by Marsha Valk

With the help of a laser printer/copier, you can gel print your own photos, text and drawings, and works in the public domain. And unlike with magazine or book images, you can use the same image as many times as you like. A successful laser image transfer starts with a good, high contrast black and …

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Image Transfer Galore! with Gelli Arts® by Giovanna Zara

Hello everyone, Giovanna here today! Several years since the gorgeous discovery by Birgit Koopsen of the magazine resist gel printing technique, I am here with, I hope, the ultimate video guide, packed with tips, tricks and new twists about this wonderful technique. It was a while  since I made an image transfer, so the first …

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Gel Printing Layers with the Gelli Arts® Perfect Placement Tool for A4 Paper

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today with a video to show you my favourite way to use the Perfect Placement Tool! Did you know that Gelli Arts® recently launched a Perfect Placement Tool designed for A4 paper? So if you’re used to printing on A4 sized instead of Letter sized paper, this is the tool …

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“The State of Hope” Gel Printed Flag Project for Women’s History Month by Julie Anderson

Women’s History Month in March is an annual celebration honoring the contributions of women to American history, culture, and society. To honor the many women working to make the world a better place, I’ve used image transfers made on my gelli pad to make a large mixed media painting of the American flag on canvas.  …

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Monotyping With The Gelli Arts® Printing Plate by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! The terms monotype and monoprint are often used interchangeably. However, there is a difference between the two. When it comes to gel printing, I always like to think of it like this:  Monotypes are a type of monoprints made by painting or drawing directly onto the printing plate in …

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Quick and Easy Gel Medium + Stamping Ink Resist Technique by Birgit Koopsen

Hi there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! I hope you are all safe and healthy! Today I have a fun and easy technique for you, so if you’re at home and bored, then get out your gel printing gear and start playing ☺ In this video, I will show you how to create …

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