Gelli Plate Printing: Mixed-Media Monoprinting Without a Press

Gelli Plate Printing: Mixed-Media Monoprinting Without a Press

Joan Bess


Meet your dream plate and fall in love with a quicker, friendlier method of printmaking.

For artists and crafters who love the inventive probabilities of monoprinting on gelatin yet no longer the prep time, mess and inconvenience that incorporates it, the Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate is a dream come real! it is sturdy, reusable, kept at room temperature, and able to get inventive everytime you are. easily practice paint with a smooth rubber brayer, make your marks and pull your print. it truly is that easy! Wipe the plate down with a spritz of water and a paper towel, and you are prepared to head again.

In this most popular consultant, artist Joan Bess--inventor of the concept that for the Gelli plate--unleashes the thrill via greater than 60 step by step strategies. Create fascinating styles utilizing instruments like sponges, textured rollers and selfmade combs. methods to comprise stencils and rubber stamps. test with steel paint, dimensional paint and gel medium. turn into a texture-hunter, making a huge global of results utilizing embossed papers, typical gadgets, rubber bands, lace, corrugated cardboard, steel tape, die lower letters...anything goes!

Even rookies can take pleasure in speedy gratification--just seize a textured floor, smoosh it into your painted Gelli plate, and you will have a stack of wonderful prints very quickly. for skilled printmakers, the inspirations in those pages will push you to scan, adapt, mix and layer. it is simple, enjoyable and absolutely addicting!

Printmaking simply obtained easier!

  • Expert tips from the writer of the Gelli plate
  • 60+ striking step by step techniques
  • Ideas for incorporating stamps and stencils, utilizing ghost prints, salvaging uninspired prints, and more
  • 26-page gallery exhibits the various marvelous methods artists are incorporating Gelli printing into their work

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