Marsha Valk

The Principle Methods of Gelli Arts® Gel Plate Printing by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! I’m so excited because this is my 50th video for Gelli Arts®!! When you’re just starting with gel printing, the number of different techniques, mediums and supplies you can use can appear daunting. However, did you know you can group all of those different techniques into three basic monoprint …

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How To Choose The Best Paper For Gelli Arts® Gel Plate Printing by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! One of the most frequently asked questions is ‘What paper is best for Gelli Arts® gel printing?’ The answer: there’s an unlimited array of papers that are great for gel printing! You can print on anything from computer paper to card stock to fine art printmaking paper to found …

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Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Opaque + Transparent Layers by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today sharing a series of small monoprints printed with opaque as well as transparent paint colours. Have you ever wondered what the little square icons on your paint tubes mean? These squares tell you all about the opacity level of the paint colour. There are four types: □ transparent ⧄ semi-transparent …

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Viscosity Printing with Gelli Arts® by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! One of the most frequently asked questions is what paint is best for Gelli Arts® gel plate printing. Unfortunately (or luckily!), there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. The best paint is the one you love, and that creates the look you are trying to achieve in your prints. …

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How to Mix Colors on the Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Plate by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today! One of the most frequently asked questions we get is how we manage the colours in our gel prints to look so bright and vibrant. The first answer is that we use quality paints. And secondly, each of us, whether it’s intuitively or consciously, uses the basic principles of …

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Gelli Arts® Valentine’s Cards with the Printmaking Starter Kit by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today sharing Valentine’s cards and tags! Plus- read to the end to learn how you can enter to win our Valentine’s Day giveaway! The Gelli Arts® Printmaking Starter Kit won the Creative Impulse Award for Creative Kit of 2020 at Creativeworld in Frankfurt. It’s one of three new kits we …

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Stash Busting + Recycling With Gelli Arts®: Dimensional Paint Texture Plates by Marsha Valk

Hi there! It’s Marsha here today. Happy new year! There’s no time like the beginning of a new year to make plans for new projects! And, when thinking about new projects, I always feel a great need to organise my art supply stash. Especially since i’ve discovered a whole box of supplies that I thought …

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