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Gelli Arts® Combed Prints & Watercolor!

Playing with the NEW Gelli® Printing Tools is like taking a shortcut to finding your printmaking mojo! This video shows a painterly approach to a combed print — then takes it to the next level by adding watercolors! Take a look! The mark-making potential of these great BIG Gelli® combs casts an addictive spell! Count on losing yourself in hours …

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Printing with Gelli Arts® Printing Plates and DIY Foam Printing Plate Stamps!

Easy-to-make foam printing plate stamps create fabulous texturedGelli Arts® prints! Watch this video to see how to create DIY foam stamps for unique prints on cards! FYI – Joan did this project a few years ago and it was such a big hit – we decided to create a DIY Card Printing Kit and a DIY …

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Gelli Arts® Printing: Dark Over Light

Apply layers of light paint with a DIY sponge dauber, let it dry—then brayer dark paint over it and pull your print. Watch this Gelli® video to see it demonstrated step-by-step! There are many possible variations using this technique. This time, we’ll apply the paint from light to dark to produce interesting print effects. To …

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Gelli Arts® Printing with DIY Combs

Combs make such interesting patterns in Gel prints! Watch this video to see how easy it is to make your own combs from everyday materials! Using combs ranks among my favorite methods for creating patterns and mark-making in  monoprinting. In fact, I’ve included several examples in my new book, Gelli® Plate Printing, demonstrating how to make your …

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Gelli Arts® Printing with Styrofoam Plates

Here’s a great way to repurpose styrofoam plates to use in monoprinting! Watch this video for ideas on how to make your own unique reusable designs for gel printing! It’s fun turning styrofoam plates into reusable texture plates with your own designs! They’re perfect for creating texture plates — especially for the small Gelli® plate sizes! Here’s …

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Printing with Small Gelli® Plates!

Love creating tags, cards and ATC’s? Now there are two smaller Gelli® plate sizes — perfect for these small print formats – and great for so many other projects and artwork. Watch this video and see how much FUN these new sizes are to print with!  The NEW Gelli® plate sizes are 3″x5″ and 5″x7″ … just …

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Gelli Arts® Printing on Textured Paper

Smooth surfaces are wonderful for making highly detailed monoprints. But what if… you print on a textured substrate? Take a look at this video and see how fabulous the results can be! This isn’t about printing on commercial textured paper, like a cold-press or rough watercolor surface. What we’re doing here is preparing an intentionally textured substrate …

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Gelli Arts® Printing with Wax Crayon Resist

Draw with wax crayons on your printing paper before you pull a Gelli® print! Sound like fun? Watch this video and see how this simple resist technique works! Who doesn’t like crayons? Bring a free spirit to this simple resist technique and create colorful drawings, doodles, lines and color blocks on your blank printing paper. A heavy application …

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Printing WORDS With Gelli Arts®!

Maybe you’d like to include words in a Gelli® print? Watch this video and see how to do it! Words can add meaningful visual interest to your prints. Especially on art journal pages! But here’s the tricky part… words and letters written or stamped in paint on a Gelli® plate will print in reverse!  So, …

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When Gelli® Meets MagicStamps™

… good things happen. (including a giveaway!) Maybe you’ve already discovered some of the amazing things you can do with MagicStamp™ moldable foam stamps. Such great stuff! But if you haven’t explored the design potential in these versatile blocks — you’re in for a ton of fun using them to create your own unique patterned …

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