Stencils, Patterns & Textures

Gel Printing on Fabric: Create Custom Fabric for Your Spring Crafts

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! Have you ever tried Gelli Arts® gel printing on fabric? It’s very similar to printing on paper, and it’s super fun because you can create custom fabric to fit any craft, quilting or sewing project! Before you start gel printing on fabric, it’s good to wash and iron your …

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Creating Exquisite Collages with Alcohol Ink & Metallic Paint

We will begin by creating background prints. These prints will have a beautiful, etheric feel to them, and resemble landscapes and atmospheric moods. In this technique a slurry is created that allows for interesting and unique patterns to be pulled from the gel plate.  Process Overview: In this 3 part process, we will first create …

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Gel Printing on Dark Backgrounds with Gelli® Artist Tania

Hi Friends,  Today I am sharing one of my favourite ways to use up gel prints: making a very easy mini art journal!  The binding on this journal is a pamphlet stitch which is an easy one to learn. Just note that the knot will sit on the side where you begin you first stitch. …

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Gel Printing with Drywall Tape + ArtFoamies

Hi Art Friends!  The last time I did a blog for Gelli Arts®, I talked about using items in my stash that are collecting dust. I purchased some drywall tape when I watched a YouTube video by Carolyn Dube years ago. Since we are going into 2022, I will try to use what I have …

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Image Transfer Kraft Goodie Bags with Gelli® Artist Giovanna Zara

Hello everyone, Giovanna here with an easy craft project where you create a bunch of colorful goodie bags or little mini tree decorations out of cheap kraft paper and book pages: these are perfect to hold little gifts and gift cards. Kraft paper is also very suitable to make some magazines resist transfer, an effect …

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Gel Printed Booklet Made from 1 Sheet of Paper by Gelli® Artist Drew Steinbrecher

Hello! It’s Drew here with a fun little project that will give you a cute little book, perfect for a personalized gift, a small journal, or just an excuse to use your Gelli plate! Let’s make a book using one sheet of paper and a Gelli® plate! First, grab a large sheet of paper. I’m …

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Gelli Arts® + Paint Pens with New Gelli Arts® Artist Sarah Matthews

Hi Art Friends! I am so pleased to be a part of the Gelli Arts® Design Team. Do you have supplies in your stash that you haven’t used in a while? Well, I do and I have been trying to some use out of them since they have been collecting dust. I have had a …

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Gel Printing on Fabric: Cute Mini Dolls with Gelli Arts®

Hello everyone, Giovanna here with a super fun project about gel printing on fabric where you can get a whole bunch of lovely cute mini dolls. I started with an old white piece of cotton, cut in little squares and with a bit of sewing and stuffing I got some colourful and one of a …

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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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