Layered Prints (colorful backgrounds)

Easy Gel Printing with Gelli Arts® Layering Tips by Tania Ahmed

Hi Friends,  One of the questions I get asked the most is how to layer prints and share tips on how to get less muddy colours. The best way is to get to know your paints, learn some basic colour theory and understand paint opacity. Different paints behave in different ways so getting to know …

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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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Mindful Art Journaling with Gelli Arts® by Lou Sims

Hi everyone, Lou here today& I’m sharing how to create a mindful art journal page. It’s giving yourself permission to switch off and create just for you. Create along with me here: I began by printing a range of different backgrounds on my 8” x 10” Gelli plate with colours that I felt would fit …

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Make Your Own Gel Printed Washi Tape with Gelli Arts® by Robyn McClendon

Washi tape is popular among artists and crafters all kinds. An almost never-ending selection of printed images on Japanese translucent wash paper. Fine artists or for those of us who are trying to use only or mainly our own work in our art, need to find ways to re-create some of our favorite supplies using …

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The Right Placement Tool for the Job by Mansi Bhatia

When GelliArts® launched the Perfect Placement Tool, I was giddy! Finally a way to get perfectly aligned prints without having to guess each time I put a new layer of color, stencils or masks on my gel plate. Ever since I got my hands on the Perfect Placement Tool, I’ve been making so many layered …

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Gel Printing With the New Gelli Arts® Perfect Placement Tool by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today with a video tutorial on how you can create perfectly aligned layered prints with the help of Gelli Arts®’ brand new Perfect Placement Tool! The clear acrylic tool works with 3″x5″, 5″x7″, 6″x6″ and 8″x10″ gel printing plates. Watch me open the package and remove the protective paper from …

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Printing with Boundaries: 3 Simple Layering Techniques by Martice Smith

Hi everyone! It’s Martice here today, sharing three simple layering techniques, packed with vibrant colors, textures, and mark-making. If you feel like your prints are too chaotic with no clear focal point, try these techniques! There are many times where I just couldn’t decide which color scheme, stamps, stencils, paper, etc. to play with on …

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Gel Printing with Silhouettes with Gelli Arts® by Birgit Koopsen

Hello and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! In my last post of the year I’m sharing how I create silhouettes and print with them. Silhouettes are easy to create with magazine images and acetate sheets. Simply trace figures using a permanent marker and cut them out. And of course you don’t have to stick …

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Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Opaque + Transparent Layers by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today sharing a series of small monoprints printed with opaque as well as transparent paint colours. Have you ever wondered what the little square icons on your paint tubes mean? These squares tell you all about the opacity level of the paint colour. There are four types: □ transparent ⧄ semi-transparent …

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