Marsha Valk

Gel Printing With Powders And Pastels by Marsha Valk

Hi there! September is #ABCPrintingChallenge month on the @GelliArts Instagram account, with a new Reel every day and an opportunity for you to play along with the Gelli Arts® artist team! Challenges are perfect for experiments with different mediums and techniques. So why not use powders and pastels on the gel plate? Please note that …

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Decorate rice paper lanterns with tissue paper, stencils and the Gelli® plate by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here, and today I’ll share a couple of my favourite stencil techniques, plus I’ll also show you how I decorated a rice paper lantern with the gel printed tissue paper I created in the process! Of course, I’ll use the seven fun new Gelli Arts® stencil designs by Giovanna Zara and …

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Making Textile Collagraph Prints with a Gelli Arts® Printing Plate by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today to share how to create a textile collagraph plate that you can use to pull incredibly detailed one-of-a-kind gel prints. Collagraph prints are prints made with a textured plate. The technique usually involves a printing press; however, you can use a gel plate too! A collagraph plate can be …

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Gelli Arts® Printing on Tea Bags by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! Please grab a cup of tea because I’m sharing how to create this spring-inspired art journal spread using gel printed tea bags! Have you ever tried gel printing on used tea bag paper? The translucent tea-stained paper is perfect for collage and decoupage projects. How to prepare your tea …

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Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Delft Blue Circle Tile Designs by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today with a fun Delft Blue-themed tutorial! Are you playing along with the Gelli Arts® March Mania Printing Challenge on Instagram? If you are, you know that the prompt for day 2 is CIRCLES! Circles are such fun shapes to work with. You can use circle stencils, circle masks, bottle …

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about Image Resist Transfer Gel Printing by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today, answering your most pressing questions about Image Resist Transfer Gel Printing. So let’s get started right away with this video: Q: How do I start with image resist transfer gel printing? You’ll need a Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Plate, a brayer, acrylic paint, paper to print on and printed …

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Create Stencil Prints inspired by H.N. Werkman with Gelli Arts® by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today, sharing how to create gel prints inspired by the stencil prints artist and printmaker H.N. Werkman (1882-1945) created in his attic printmaking studio in Groningen, the Netherlands. Werkman owned a printing and publishing house. He started painting when his first wife died and joined a group of artists called …

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