Birgit Koopsen

The Basics: What You Need To Know When You Start Gel Printing

Hi there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It’s Birgit here and today and I have no pictures of fancy and colorful prints. Today’s video is about what you need to know before you start gel printing. You can use almost every painting, stamping and drawing medium on the gel plate and there are …

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Gel Printing with Thread, Yarn and Rope by Birgit Koopsen

Hello and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog. It’s Birgit here today and I’m going to show you an easy and fun technique to create beautiful organic texture using thread, yarn and rope. When I start a session like this I like to have both white (copier) paper and colorful printed paper on hand so …

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Quick and Easy Gel Medium + Stamping Ink Resist Technique by Birgit Koopsen

Hi there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! I hope you are all safe and healthy! Today I have a fun and easy technique for you, so if you’re at home and bored, then get out your gel printing gear and start playing ☺ In this video, I will show you how to create …

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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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Image Resist Printing Using StazOn + Gelli Arts® by Birgit Koopsen

Hello and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It’s Birgit here today with some exciting news. Maybe you remember that almost 2 years ago, I made a video about the image resist printing technique. It was an exciting new technique and many people tried it. Some with amazing results, but there were also quite some …

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Colored Image Resist Printing with Gelli Arts® + PanPastel® by Birgit Koopsen

Hello and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It’s Birgit here today and I am going to show you a fun little twist on image resist printing!  Before pulling the print with acrylic paint, you can color your image with PanPastel®. Just wait for the resisted image to dry on the plate and then use …

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Printing Drop Shadows with Gelli Arts® by Birgit Koopsen

Hello and welcome to the Gelli Arts® Blog! It’s Birgit here today to show you a technique that is definitely not new- but, there is nothing wrong with revisiting an oldie but goodie, especially when it is such a great one, right!? Watch my video and create along with me: This 3- layer technique with …

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Recycle! Print with Packaging Materials by Birgit Koopsen

Hi there, welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It’s Birgit here today and I’m back with a new recycle video! This time I’m using packaging materials. Unfortunately almost everything we buy in the supermarket is packed, a lot of times, in plastic. That’s a lot of trash we create!  But, when you take the time …

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