Mediums – Alcohol Inks, Pastels, Watercolors

Monoprinting on a Round Gelli® Plate!

There’s something universally appealing about the round shape and all it symbolizes. Take a look at this video and see the beauty of printing on the NEW 8” Round Gelli® Plate. It’s inspiring to work on a circular plate surface! In an instant, ideas come to mind: the sun, the moon, our planet Earth, infinity, wholeness, …

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Printing with Gelli Arts® — Techniques on Fabric!!!

In this video you’ll see the 12″ x 14″ Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Plate in action! Printing on fabric with acrylic and metallic fabric paints, using MagicStamps™ — with plenty of tips and techniques! Many monoprinting techniques work just as well on fabric as they do on paper. Watch this video and see how fun and easy …

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Thick and Thin of Gelli Arts® Printing … And Our New Badge!!!

Addicted to printing with Gelli®? You’re not alone! In fact, we’ve heard that from so many of you, we created a badge so you can share your passion for printing with Gelli® with the world! To place our new Addicted to Gelli Arts® badge on your blog, just copy and paste the HTML code below …

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Gelli Monoprinting with Molding Paste Texture Plates

Create your own unique texture plates for printing with a Gelli® plate with molding paste! Watch this video and see how easy it is! Here’s what you need to make molding paste texture plates: Canvas panel Molding Paste Palette knife, old credit card or scraper for spreading molding paste Stencil   Textured items to impress …

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Gelli® Transfer Prints!

Gelli® plates have a unique surface that allows you to pull monotypes on clear adhesive film! Watch this video and see how easy it is to do! For this fun and easy technique you’ll need: Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Plate Acrylic paint (fast drying paint is best for this technique) Brayer Texture tools Clear packing …

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Clearly Printed with Gelli®!

Put a twist on your monoprinting experience  — use gel medium instead of paint to create some clearly different Gelli® prints! Watch this video for a clear idea … Gel medium is essentially acrylic paint without pigment. It goes on milky white and dries clear. We’re making a clear print, which we’ll use as a resist. …

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Intaglio-Inspired Printing with Gelli Arts®

See how you can achieve an intaglio effect — without a press! — using a styrofoam printing plate, a ballpoint pen, acrylic paint … and a Gelli® plate! Intaglio (pronounced in-TAL-ee-oh) is a printmaking process using a plate that has been inscribed or etched. Ink is applied to the plate and pushed into the grooves. …

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Watch Your Back!

In my last blog post I talked about using different media to add color to Gelli® prints that aren’t quite “there yet”. What I didn’t mention is that there’s “another side” to the story. Literally! Back of overdyed Gelli® Print On a number of prints, where the print surface was saturated with dye, the color …

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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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