Birgit Koopsen

Handmade Holiday Gifts with Gelli Arts®

It’s the season of giving, and it’s time to get crafting and send some beautiful handmade art to our loved ones. Over the years, the Gelli Arts® Blog has shared some really fabulous projects that would make great gifts. In this post, we’ll link some of our favorite perfect-gift-projects so you can take a look back …

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Gel Printing on Fusible Interfacing with Gelli Arts® by Birgit Koopsen

Hi there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog. It’s Birgit here today with a fun project. I’ve been printing on fusible interfacing.  What is fusible interfacing? As a quick explanation, it is the material you attach to a fabric using heat and adding firmness. It is available with adhesive on only one side or …

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Gel Printing with Water Soluble Crayons and Watercolor Pencils by Birgit Koopsen

Hi there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It’s Birgit here and today I am sharing two ways of using water-soluble projects on the gel plate. The products I used solve very easily and that is why I prefer them, but other water-soluble products work too, you just have to be a bit more patient for …

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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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Handmade Holiday Gifts with Gelli Arts®

It’s the season of giving, and what better year than 2020 to get crafting and send some beautiful handmade art to our loved ones. Over the years, the Gelli Arts® Blog has shared some really fabulous projects that would make great gifts. In this post, we’ll link some of our favorite perfect-gift-projects so you can take …

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Gelli Arts® and Hahnemühle Week featuring Birgit Koopsen

Hi Everyone and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It’s Birgit here today showing you how to create a fun and easy background in your art journal using smaller Gelli Arts® gel printing plates. The benefit of the smaller plates is that you can place them on an acrylic block and then use them as a stamp so you …

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Basics – Media That Can Be Used On The Gel Plate, pt. 3 – Wet Products – Birgit Koopsen for Gelli Arts®

Hi there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! Today I’m sharing with you another “Basics” video. This one is all about wet products that you can use on the gel plate. With wet products I mean products that don’t dry on the gel plate. Most of the time they will be water-reactive but there …

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Basics: Media That Can Be Used On The Gelli Arts® Plate – Part 2

Hi everyone and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It’s Birgit here today with another “Basics” video. Today, it’s part 2 of the variety of permanent products that you can use on the gel plate. Although most people start out with acrylic paint there are numerous media that can be used on the gel plate. …

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Basics: Media That Can Be Used On The Gel Plate. Part 1: Dry / Permanent Products by Birgit Koopsen

Hi everyone and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It’s Birgit here today with another “Basics” video. This time it’s all about the variety of products that you can use on the gel plate.     Although most people start out with acrylic paint, there are numerous media that can be used on the gel …

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