In this premier guide, artist Joan Bess--inventor of the concept for the Gelli plate--unleashes the fun through more than 60 step-by-step techniques. Create intriguing patterns using tools like sponges, textured rollers and homemade combs.
Author: Joan Bess
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Meet your dream plate and fall in love with a faster, friendlier approach to printmaking. For artists and crafters who love the creative possibilities of monoprinting on gelatin but not the prep time, mess and inconvenience that comes with it, the Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate is a dream come true! It's durable, reusable, stored at room temperature, and ready to get creative whenever you are. Simply apply paint with a soft rubber brayer, make your marks and pull your print. It's that simple! Wipe the plate down with a spritz of water and a paper towel, and you're ready to go again. In this premier guide, artist Joan Bess--inventor of the concept for the Gelli plate--unleashes the fun through more than 60 step-by-step techniques. Create intriguing patterns using tools like sponges, textured rollers and homemade combs. Learn how to incorporate stencils and rubber stamps. Experiment with metallic paint, dimensional paint and gel medium. Become a texture-hunter, creating a wide world of effects using embossed papers, natural objects, rubber bands, lace, corrugated cardboard, metal tape, die cut letters...anything goes! Even beginners can enjoy immediate gratification--just grab a textured surface, smoosh it into your painted Gelli plate, and you'll have a stack of amazing prints in no time. For experienced printmakers, the inspirations in these pages will push you to experiment, adapt, combine and layer. It's easy, fun and totally addicting! Printmaking just got easier! • Expert tips from the creator of the Gelli plate • 60+ awesome step-by-step techniques • Ideas for incorporating stamps and stencils, using ghost prints, salvaging uninspired prints, and more • 26-page gallery shows the many wonderful ways artists are incorporating Gelli printing into their work
"Presents techniques for using a Gelli plate to make art and prints, more than 30 projects, and new gallery of inspirational art"--
Author: Suzanne Mcneill
Publisher: Design Originals
Discover the amazing Gelli(R) plate--a revolutionary printmaking surface that makes it easy to produce one-of-a-kind artwork with amazing colors and textures! Gelli(R) Printing will show you how to use gelatin printing to create 32 stunning designs of layered prints, decorative pages for art journals, fabric for quilting, handmade greeting cards, and more! This newly expanded edition contains an updated art gallery featuring the latest Gelli(R) plate techniques.
Author: Gabrielle Javier-CerulliPublish On: 2016-08-25
GELLI PLATE PRINTING I'm really curious to know how many readers of this book already own the incredible Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate. I have a feeling a lot of you folks know about it. If you fall into that category, ...
Author: Gabrielle Javier-Cerulli
It's true, isn't it? You have a burning desire to express yourself. But to be successful, confident and happy, you need to know yourself, your true self. That's where archetypes come in. An archetype is a symbolic representation of the repeated patterns of behavior that make you who you are, the driving forces behind your being. Maybe you're a Rebel or a Seeker? Maybe you are both. Or are you a Visionary? How about a Student? The better you know yourself, the stronger, more resonant and more authentic your art. And where else to practice expressing your newly discovered self than in an art journal--a place where you are free to create with no rules, no wrongs. Art journaling is a colorful, non-critical way to explore your archetypes. In this unique book, you will learn processes for discovering your core archetypes and using that knowledge to create highly personal visual expressions, all the while embracing the personal revelations and creative breakthroughs that result. • A fun 33-question quiz will help you discover and embrace your guiding archetypes. • Find out how 11 professional artists draw on their archetypes as inspiration for their art journal pages. • Follow along with 26 step-by-step demonstrations to learn how to use altered magazine images, layered stencils, Gelli Plate printing and other awesome mixed-media art techniques to enhance your art journal pages. No matter what your experience level, you will learn how to use your guiding archetypes as inspiration. Whatever your motivation for opening this book, you will discover a fun, creative path to gaining confidence, happiness and clarity in every aspect of your life.
Discover the amazing Gelli(R) plate-a revolutionary printing surface that makes it easy to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind artwork with amazing colors and textures.Gelli Printing shows how to use gelatin printing to create stunning layered ...
Author: Coal Larry
Discover the amazing Gelli(R) plate-a revolutionary printing surface that makes it easy to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind artwork with amazing colors and textures.Gelli Printing shows how to use gelatin printing to create stunning layered prints, pages for art journals, fabric for quilting, greeting cards, and much more!Gelatin printing is the perfect medium for beginners and experts alike. There's no need for an expensive or bulky press. Durable and reusable Gelli plates are easy to clean with water, so you can quickly change paint colors and move on to your next project. Wonderful results can be obtained quickly, and simple variations give each print its own unique personality.Gelli Printing gives you all the basic information you need on supplies, how to get started, and the best techniques for making colorful backgrounds, textured pages, multiple layers, and basic borders. Get inspired to create your own Gelli masterpieces. You'll also learn how to use stencils, stamps, masks, and found objects to create interesting and innovative works of art!
Gelli. Plate. Printing. Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. —Vincent van Gogh Beware! Gelli Plate monoprinting is highly addictive! It is so much fun and yields surprising results, which appeals to those ...
Author: Annie Gonzales
Loosen up and nurture your colorful spontaneous expression! Bold Expressive Painting offers the fresh approach you're been looking for. Through step-by-step projects, learn to paint traditional subjects--still lifes, florals and landscapes--in a loose, modern and sometimes whimsical way. Working in acrylic or oil, you will learn the expressive approach to creating personal work that reflect your emotions and passions using techniques such as gesture painting, negative shape painting, and intuitive painting. In addition to 10 stepped-out projects you'll also learn: • Methods of handling vibrant color, creating a personal palette and trying out new composition formats • Ways to develop innovative compositions by incorporating personal symbols and imagery • How to breath exciting new life into previous work • Techniques for working with collage, stencils, stamps and monoprinting Release realism and embrace a colorful and new personal, expressionist style!
Gelli Plates I learned how to use gelatin to make printed images é ' Gillie OELPRINTING PLATE ' from Rayna Gillman's book Create Your Own Hand— Pr/nted Cloth. I was so obsessed with the technique that I hardly ate or slept for about a ...
Author: Sherrill Kahn
Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Demonstrates exactly how to get great art and design results using paints, inks, resists, stamps, and markers.
Gelli Plate Printing with Stencils Printing onto deli paper is a fabulous way to create semitransparent prints you can use in your journal. Once the prints are dry, use some matte medium to adhere them in your journal.
Author: Kass Hall
Create art with a visual impact! Discover how to express yourself loud and proud with the help of Amplified Art. In this fiercely fun technique book, you'll learn to create art journal pages that pop, using step-by-step instruction for adding arresting color, high contrast graphic elements and dynamic hand-lettering! • Learn an easy method for creating your own collage papers using the Gelli Plate, stencils, paint, stamps and more • Develop visually-grabbing handwritten fonts • Create whimsical faces (even if you think you can't draw a face!) • Experiment with processes for working in both black and white as well as limited color palettes and more Experiment, play and express yourself boldly with Amplified Art!