Category Archives: gelatin printing

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Round Gelatin Prints

Yesterday I showed you my “new” round permanent gelatin printing plate remelted from the one I made in December. If you missed that post, here is the link to the recipe to make your own. So today I wanted to … Continue reading

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Homemade Permanent Gelatin Plate

First of all, I want to say I absolutely love my Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate and I use it a lot. However, last year when I saw this video by The Frugal Crafter on how to make a permanent … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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