Gelli Arts has discovered the secret to monoprinting without a press, and Gelli Plate Printing by Gelli Arts co-founder Joan Bess reveals a host of various techniques for using Gelli plates in your mixed-media art. If you’ve yet to experience the magic of Gelli plate printing, now is your chance, and if you’re already hooked on Gelli Arts’ press-free method, you’re in for a treat. Within the pages of this whimsical book are more than 50 step-by-step techniques for using Gelli plates, as well as an introduction to the basic process of using Gelli plates.
Begin with the basics of using Gelli plates, like which mediums and materials to use with them, and cleaning your plates. Next, expand your Gelli printing experiences with insight from Joan Bess on how she chooses to use the plates. Discover what her setup looks like, which mark-making tools, paints, and mediums she chooses to use, and more. Once you’ve mastered the basics, jump straight into over 50 tempting Gelli printing techniques, from pulling ghost prints and printing on various materials, to using stencils and natural objects, creating texture, and much more. Color images of the techniques and process and variations on each technique are sure to enhance your Gelli printing experience.
In Gelli Plate Printing you’ll find expert tips and 50+ step-by-step techniques, ideas for incorporating stamps and stencils and a 26-page gallery shows the many wonderful ways artists are incorporating Gelli printing into their work.
|Author / Artist||Joan Bess|