Printing Basics / Beginners

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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How to Mix Colors on the Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Plate by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! One of the most frequently asked questions we get is how we manage the colours in our gel prints to look so bright and vibrant. The first answer is that we use quality paints. And secondly, each of us, whether it’s intuitively or consciously, uses the basic principles of …

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Multiple Layered Prints- Lining Up Paper by Birgit Koopsen

Hi there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® Blog! It’s Birgit here today with a new video. A question we hear a lot is “how do you print multiple layers and get them all in the right place?’ The simplest way is to line up your paper with a reference sheet under your gel plate. The …

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Collaborative Kid’s Project for Schools, Art Clubs, Scouts & Parties by Helen O’Hara

Hello! It’s Helen O’Hara here with a great collaborative project for schools, art clubs, Scouts and Guides, and even birthday parties. All you need for this project is paper, your Gelli Arts® printing plates, paint, rollers, textures, a pair of compasses, scissors and glue. Each child needs to draw and cut out 4 or more …

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Gift Tag + Card Ideas From The Gelli Arts® Ninja Jr. Printmakers!

Hello and welcome to the Gelli Arts® Blog! Today, our Ninja Jr. Printmakers are bringing you some gift tag and card ideas for this holiday season! ☆Gift Tags by Tuva☆ Tuva has made some lovely gift tags using leaves on her gel plate. She used PaperArtsy paint, Archival ink and some twine to complete the …

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Fun Animals With The Gelli Arts® Cactus Garden Kit By Tania Ahmed

Welcome to the Gelli Arts® Blog! Tania Ahmed brings us our next Gelli Arts® DIY Printing Kit project using the DIY Cacti Garden Kit. She totally thinks outside the box and made these cute animals prints using the shapes included in the kit.  Perfect and fun for kids, the possibilities to create with our DIY Kits are …

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Gel Printed Cacti Placeholders with Gelli Arts® by Giovanna Zara

Hey everyone! In this video, I show you how to create a bunch of fun and colourful mini cacti to use as placeholders. Everything you need is in the Gelli Arts® Cacti Garden Kit (buy here). Happy Cacti to everyone! Watch my video and create along with me: Thanks for joining me! Be sure to …

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Gel Printing with the Gelli Arts® Feather Printing Kit

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today sharing a fun project you can do with the Gelli Arts® Feather Printing Kit. The Feather Printing Kit contains everything you need for gel printing: a 5×5” Gelli Arts® printing plate, 3 bottles of Gelli Arts® Premium Acrylic Paint, a 4” roller, 8 white feathers, a three-sided Gelli Arts® …

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