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Gelli Arts® VIDEOS - Tutorials

All videos on this board were created by Joan Bess for Gelli Arts™ and can be viewed on our youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/GelliArts

New VIDEO TUTORIAL from Gelli Arts! Chine collé is a printmaking technique where lightweight paper is adhered to heavier paper as it's passed through a press with an inked plate. The result is a print on a collage. Gelli Printing Faux Chine Colle + a fabulous giveaway :) Deadline is Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 at noon for comments on the blog!

NEW Video tutorial from Joan Bess/Gelli Arts! Fun giveaway on blog too :) Gelli Printing with Crayon Resists

New Video Tutorial and Giveaway on blog! Winner chosen Monday, Jan 20th. Gelli Printing Painterly Layers!

Easy, Fun Gelli Printing on Tags! - New blog post and video. Full blog post including video can be found on the gelli arts blog!

Gelli Printing with Masking Fluid! - Masking fluid provides unique and creative possibilities for Gelli printing. Watch this video to see how it works!

Video Tutorial! Monoprinting with the NEW 8" Round Gelli Plate! -- There's something universally appealing about the round shape and all it symbolizes. Take a look at this video and see the beauty of printing on the NEW 8” Round Gelli Plate.

Gelli Printing on Fabric! -- Many monoprinting techniques work just as well on fabric as they do on paper. Watch this video and see how fun and easy it is to make your own printed fabric!

Thick & Thin of Gelli Printing! New VIDEO TUTORIAL on Gelli Printing! And now ... Another exciting technique for your Gelli printing! Watch what happens when you roll a layer of thick paint over a thin one ... for a unique way to create a layered multi-color Gelli print in one pull! If you're fascinated with unpredictable paint interactions — you'll want to explore this FUN technique!

Gelli Printing WORDS and a GOLDEN Giveaway (on blog)! Full blog post: www.gelliarts.blo.... Incorporating words into Gelli printing is easy and fun! But, it's also very easy to forget that when you are printing WORDS and letters in paint on a Gelli plate... that they will print in reverse! This video shares two easy techniques for making your Gelli-printed 'words' more reader-friendly! These are subtractive methods — meaning paint will be removed to create the letters.

Gelli Monoprinting with Molding Paste Texture Plates! Create your own unique texture plates for Gelli printing with molding paste! Watch this video and see how easy it is!

Gelli Arts Newest Tutorial Video - Gelli Transfer Film!! Gelli Transfer Prints — and a Giveaway! Gelli plates have a unique surface that allows you to pull monotypes on clear adhesive film! Watch this video and see how easy it is to do!

New Video Tutorial from Gelli Arts! Put a twist on your monoprinting experience — use gel medium instead of paint to create some clearly different Gelli prints! Full blog post here - gelliarts.blogspo...

New Video Tutorial from Gelli Arts! Put a twist on your monoprinting experience — use gel medium instead of paint to create some clearly different Gelli prints! Full blog post here - gelliarts.blogspo...

Making Foam Texture Plates for Gelli Printing — and a Giveaway! When you want to create prints with your own original designs, consider making reusable flexible foam texture plates! Watch this video and see how easy it is!

Our Gel Printing Plate (www.gelliarts.com) looks and feels like gelatin, but is durable, reusable and stores at room temperature. It's easy to clean and always ready for printing. Monoprinting on a Gelli plate is simple and fun. The gratification is immediate, and the prints are too cool!

"Plan B" Gelli Prints! Read More @ gelliarts.blogspo.... Sometimes when you're Gelli printing you'll pull a print and observe a very cool design left on the plate. Sometimes this residual layer of paint will allow for the opportunity to pull an interesting second (ghost) print. And sometimes the paint remaining on the plate is too dry or too thin to pull a good ghost print. So you wipe the plate, or apply fresh paint and keep printing. C'est la vie!

Are We There Yet? Read more @ gelliarts.blogspo... This time Joan Bess experiments with adding more color! Acrylic paint will act as a resist to many mediums. So, the idea is to apply color to a dry print, then wipe it off with a damp paper towel (baby wipes would work too) to reveal the original paint. The added color remains in the bare paper areas and makes the print "pop"!

Watch Your Back! gelliarts.blogspo.... In our last blog post we talked about using different media to add color to Gelli prints that aren't quite "there yet". What wasn't mentioned is that there's "another side" to the story. Literally! In this technique, where the print surface was saturated with dye, the color seeped right through the paper to the back. And the acrylic paint from the original Gelli print created a resist! Talk about a cool effect!!!

Monoprinting in Layers - Step by Step! gelliarts.blogspo.... There's something curious about monoprints created from multiple layers. They draw you in — inviting a closer look to decipher "how" they were created. Watching this video will demystify the process! Here we go, layer by layer... so easy!

The Painterly Monoprint! Full tutorial @ gelliarts.blogspo.... One of the many exciting advantages of the Gelli plate is how simple it is to create a painterly monotype without a press! This video shows how to create a painterly monotype using a reference photo under your plate!

Monoprinting & Rubber Stamps with Gelli Arts! Full tutorial @ gelliarts.blogspo.... Here's a fun way to incorporate rubber stamped images with monoprinting and the Gelli Arts gel printing plate! Using stamps and masks this way adds another creative dimension to monoprinting! Try it — and have fun!

Intaglio-inspired Gelli Printing! See how you can achieve an intaglio effect — without a press! — Full tutorial @ gelliarts.blogspo...

  • Sid Harris

    With no press and only a few sessions dedicated to printmaking this is a way to teach concept of relief and intaglio to students ( using one design/drawing) with unique results for each of them

Wipe Out Monoprinting - Gelli Arts™ & Catalyst Tools! Full tutorial @ gelliarts.blogspo.... Create unique monotypes by wiping paint off your Gelli plate. Watch this fun video to see some GREAT effects you can achieve using the fabulous new Catalyst Wedge tools for Gelli printing!