Layered Prints (colorful backgrounds)

Something Borrowed

Do you love old paper — fragile book pages, vintage maps, crumbling sheet music, brittle newspaper — and such? And how about flimsy tissue paper — and delicate Japanese papers? They can add character, texture, dimension and intrinsic meaning to artwork. But if you want to monoprint on these papers, you’ll find they might not …

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Who Was That Masked Man?

He’s a shape I cut out — and he’s one of my favorite images to use as a mask in my Gelli® monotypes.  In fact, I like him so much I’ve cloned him Using masks is an ideal way to create interesting imagery, focal points and repetitions in your Gelli® prints. A perfect tool for …

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Gild the Gelli®

To “gild the lily” is to unnecessarily add adornment to something that is already beautiful and perfect. Simply put, you’re overdoing it.   To gild the Gelli® … Well, that’s a different story!!! More is more! Let’s glitz it up!   There are lots of ways to add a sparkly metallic touch to your Gelli® …

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