Tagged: gelli print

Sep 16

Happy Saturday Friends

Today, I am beyond thrilled to be at the incredible shop known as (The Stampers Boutique), where I have the absolute privilege of teaching my highly anticipated Intro to Gelli Printing class. Let me tell you, my passion for Gelli printing knows no bounds! I cannot emphasize this enough – I am completely, utterly, head-over-heels in love with Gelli printing. The sheer ease of it, the minimalist approach to tools, and the exhilarating ability to create an extensive array of breathtaking backgrounds and divine custom paper. Can you even begin to fathom the boundless excitement that courses through my veins?
Gosh, it’s just too incredible for words!
I know I know I sound overly obsessed with it, but give it a try and you will see what I am talking about!

I hope y’all have a great day. Get outside and enjoy that fresh air. But if you cannot get outside – try your hand at some Gelli Printing. (insert eye wink)
Much Love, Kellie

Check out the short video below. A quick look at Gelli Printing tags!


Sep 13

It’s a wonderful Wednesday

Good Morning crafty friends.
I hope you’re all having a great day. I am preparing for work and prepping for my Mixed Media Class this Saturday at The Stampers Boutique. This Class is my Intro to Gelli Printing. This is one of my favorite tools to use and have. Creating my own backgrounds and my own paper is so awesome.

⚠️ CAUTION ⚠️ Gelli Printing can become extremely addictive. Proceed at your own risk. 😁 Potential side effects are an endless supply of creative papers, using anything and everything as a tool. Exposing your friends to this super fun and awesome technique.

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What is Gelli Printing?

Gelli Printing is a versatile and accessible form of mono printing that offers a creative and expressive outlet for artists of all skill levels. Unlike traditional printing methods that require a large and expensive press, Gelli Printing utilizes a portable and affordable alternative. The printing surface is made of gelatin-type substances, which provide a unique and responsive surface for creating captivating prints.

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One of the key advantages of Gelli Printing is its ease of use. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a beginner just starting to explore the world of printmaking, Gelli Printing offers a user-friendly experience. The process involves applying layers of acrylic paint or printing ink onto the gelatin plate, using various tools such as brayers, stencils, and found objects to create textures and patterns. With a simple transfer technique, the image is then transferred onto paper or other substrates, resulting in stunning and vibrant prints.

Gelli Printing also allows for a high degree of experimentation and spontaneity. The gelatin surface is incredibly responsive, capturing the delicate details and subtle nuances of your artistic marks. The inherent unpredictability of the medium often leads to unexpected and delightful results, pushing the boundaries of your creativity and sparking new artistic directions.

Furthermore, Gelli Printing can be easily customized and personalized to suit your artistic vision. By incorporating different techniques and materials, such as stamping, mono-printing, collage, or even mixed media elements, you can create truly unique and captivating prints that reflect your individual style and artistic voice. The versatility of the medium allows for endless possibilities, enabling artists to explore and push their creative limits.

Whether you’re looking to create vibrant abstract compositions, intricate patterns, or realistic imagery, Gelli Printing offers a versatile and accessible avenue for artistic expression. It provides a tactile and engaging experience, allowing artists to explore texture, color, and form in a unique way.

So why wait? Dive into the exciting world of Gelli Printing and unleash your creativity today!

What tools do I need?

You only need a gelli plate, acrylic paint, and a brayer to get started! That is it!!