Found Canvas

I was cleaning up my studio last week and ran across these four pieces of canvas I had painted using my gel plates.  I had forgotten all about them. So I decided to cut them up and make cards. I used Sobo glue to glue the fabric to the card. Here are three of the…

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Gelli print fabric cards

I got out my gelli plate last week to play and ended up with a stack full of fabric. If you are not familiar with gelli plate or gelatin printing, check out my posts on this technique HERE. I thought they would make some nice cards so I decided my Elna was up for the…

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The Best of 2014 Tutorials

With this year coming to a close I am posting links to my favorite tutorials of this year. I hope they were yours, or maybe you missed them and might like to check them out. As most of you know, I absolutely LOVE my Silhouette Portrait and have really put it through it’s paces this…

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Book Review: Gelli Plate Printing

I received this book from the publisher right before we left for vacation. After a quick scan that day, I looked forward to reading and reviewing it. Gelli Plate Printing (mixed media monoprinting without a press) is written by Joan Bess, co-founder of Gelli® Gel Printing Plate. Here is the description from North Light Books:…

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Mounting a fabric print

I am really trying to make something of the fabric I create. Just like the journal covers I posted about on Saturday, it’s hard for me to cut into my fabric, but I’m pushing through that. Here is my finished mounted on canvas gelatin plate piece made in this gelatin printing post. When I was…

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Gelatin Printing: Using preserved botanicals

Well, I finally got around to using those preserved botanicals – the ferns – the other day with my Gelli Arts Gel printing plate. And the jury is in – the ferns worked perfect, and I was able to put them back in the box for another session later. However, I did find that the…

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Gelli Plate Printing: The Ghost Image

I’ve been gelli plate printing for awhile now and have found I really like the second or the ghost image better than the original. I thought it would be fun to put together a short video for those of you who haven’t tried printing with these plates. I’m using textile paints on fabric, but this…

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Gelli Plate Printing: More kitchen tools

I’ve been busy playing with my gelli printing and guest blogging over at And Then We Set It On Fire. Check out my two posts through the links below. Here are the two completed projects from those two blog posts. This is a small wall hanging that I attached to a canvas painted gold. Check…

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Gelli Plate Printing: My guest post

I am so honored to be asked to guest post this week about gelli plate printing using kitchen tools on … And Then We Set It On Fire. Here is a sneak peak of my finished project. To see my post, check it out here. Hope you are having a great weekend and fitting in…

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