Stencils, Patterns & Textures

Create Gel Printed Coloring Pages with Gelli Arts® by Martice Smith

Hello there! It’s Martice here sharing how to create simple coloring book pages using black gesso, stencils and of course, a gel plate. Black gesso is smooth, just like white gesso. Most of the time I use white gesso to prime my canvases or any painting surface. Black gesso is a great primer that allows …

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Create Themed Gelli Arts Gel Prints with DIY Stencils by Marsha Valk

Ever wondered how you can create themed gel prints using your own one-of-a-kind designs?  One super-easy way is to create your own hand-cut paper stencils. That way, the design can be anything you want! Watch me create my entry for the recent Gelli Arts® Summer Camp Gel Printing Challenge prompt ‘Swimming’: I’m using regular copy …

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Gel Printing with Snowflake Stencils by Mollie Weston

Hi everyone, Mollie here. This time with quite a simple project requiring very little additional equipment. I’ve always loved making paper snowflakes, and I used these as inspiration to make paper stencils for this Gelli Arts® project. Paper stencils are a fun and easy way of creating unique images and lend themselves well to contrasting …

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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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Beautiful Gelli Arts® Papier-Mâché Bowl by Mollie Weston

Hi everyone, Mollie here, excited to be back with my second blog. Once again, my inspiration has come from an item destined for the recycling bin. After a supermarket chocolate trifle (my son’s favourite!) I decided that the plastic bowl was too good to throw away. As I love papier-mâché, I have used this process …

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Paper Weaving Heart Cards by Kirsten Varga

Welcome to the Gelli Arts® Blog! Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I have a simple project that delivers lots of impact perfect for giving to the special people in your life. Paper Weaving Heart Cards! Weaving colorful printed papers together will be visually appealing and also have a cool texture. You’ll have …

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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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Alice in Wonderland Mini Album in Embroidery Hoop with GelliArts® by Giovanna

Hello everyone, Giovanna here! Today I’ll be showing you how to build a cute mini album inside an embroidery hoop from scratch, Alice in Wonderland theme.  I love that you can get a one of kind gel print in no time; rolling some paint and pulling a print, but lately I discovered the joy to let paint …

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Gelli Arts® Gel Printing with Metallic and Glitter Acrylics by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today!   Ever wondered if you can use glitter acrylics on your Gelli Arts® gel printing plate?   Are you looking for tips and ideas on how to gel print successfully with metallic or pearlescent paints?   This video is for you!     There are many different types of …

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