Gel Press® plates are not just for paper. They work on lots of different surfaces. I’ve used burlap to create texture on the plate but never as the substrate itself. I noticed how well burlap took the paint and decided I would use the Gel Press® Petite shapes to create unique embellishments. I also decided that embroidery and/or needlepoint, beads,… Read More
Gel Press Monoprinting Products are so versatile! They are the 'little black dress' of your mixed-media supply toolkit. The Gel Press team is constantly looking for ways to push the edge of what you can do with our products.
So many Gel Press prints…..so many scraps….and what do we do with them?? Create an animal, of course. In this project, I’ve grabbed a handful of scraps from previous Gel Press projects and started gluing. Here’s a step by step. Supplies 7″ X 14″ Wooden Panel 8″ X 10″ Gel Press Plate Matte Gel Medium White Charcoal Pencil Black Charcoal… Read More
Hi everyone. I’m thrilled to share with you how I created fabric bead necklace using the Impressables Rose Mandala printing plate. I’ve had the opportunity to wear it a couple of times and people always ask me about it. Such a fun, and surprisingly quick project. The color I chose along with the embossed printing plate make the fabric look… Read More
Supplies: Gel Press 12 x 14 plate Impressables Overlapping Circles Petite Set A, 3″ square plate Winsor Newton Masking Fluid Fineliner bottle with needle applicator Joggles Foam stamp Printing paper (2 pieces), one for registration/placement, one for printing Brayer Golden Open Acrylics in the following colors: Quinacridone Nickel Azo Gold Indian Yellow Hue Titan Buff Napthol Red Medium Teal Jacqueline… Read More
My latest creative obsession has been with words. I’ve got a list of “power” words I came up with, I considered choosing a one word theme for 2017 (but couldn’t narrow it down that much!), and I just really love combining the power of words with the power of art. I’ve been adding words to my Gel Press prints with… Read More