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A Colorful Gelli Print Party

Picasso Meets the Gelli Plate

Make Picasso style portraits in minutes on the Gelli Plate! For this months' Colorful Gelli Print Party I am showing how easy it is to do.  Picasso was a master with lines, especially when creating faces.  But I am going to "cheat".   I didn't practice drawing.  I didn't master the proportions of a face.  I went to [...]

Doing the Twist with a Gelli Plate for this Month’s Party! thumbnail

Welcome to this month’s Colorful Gelli Print Party! This month we’re making a simple tool that creates fantastic patterns on the Gelli Plate with just a simple twist! Check out the video to see how much fun an empty vitamin bottle can be!  http://youtu.be/WXcXWzFofq8 Watch Using a Twisting Tool on the Gelli Plate on YouTube.   [...]

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Hands right in the paint

  This month's Colorful Gelli Print Party is all about giving high five's and celebrating our successes...and getting paint all over our hands on the Gelli Plate!   http://youtu.be/vtenyEwhdFM Watch  Using Your Hands on the Gelli Plate on YouTube   Every day is filled with successes.  It is so much easier to see the shortcomings, the struggles, [...]

Can You Use Fabric on the Gelli Plate-YES! thumbnail

  Can you use fabric on the Gelli Plate? Absolutely!  For this month's Colorful Gelli Print Party I'm sharing how I print on fabric using the Gelli Plate.   The white fabric I used was very very affordable, actually might be called cheap.  I have used heavier fabrics and they work well also. This is [...]

  What is the big deal about open acrylics and the Gelli Plate?  I didn't know until Mary Beth Shaw introduced me to them.  I can't believe I have lived this long without them....   The amount of the pigment in Golden combined with being Open acrylics means they stay wet longer and allow me to get [...]

  Welcome to April's Colorful Gelli Print Party! The packing tape video by Gelli Arts (here) inspired my play today.  But, alas,  I am patience impaired and did not want to wait for the layers to dry so I played with the tape on the Gelli Plate in a different way.   What did I [...]

A knit hat inspired this month's Colorful Gelli Print Party video.  I don't knit but I can appreciate the beauty of it.  Just ask my daughter who tried to teach me...  But I just kept thinking about Dawn Mlodoch's handmade, hand-dyed hat with circles of color.  You can see it here.   This is a [...]

  Welcome to February's Colorful Gelli Print Party!  There's lots in today's post including the winners from Stencil Week, a new home for the Colorful Gelli Print link up, and of course, a tutorial video!  New to the Party?  You can find links to all the previous Colorful Gelli Print Parties here.     This [...]

  Cue the noisemakers!  Throw the confetti! It's 2014 and time for January's Colorful Gelli Print Party!  2013 was an amazing year and 2014 will be even better!  New to the party? You can see all of the Colorful Gelli Print Parties here. I'm playing with the brayer on the Gelli Plate for the Party [...]

Gelli Party Round Up

The Grinch has invaded our home and I'm taking a few days off blogging to get wrapped up in the holiday spirit and keep him from getting into too much mischief!   Wishing each and every one of you a  Happy Happy Holiday!     Before I go I thought I'd do a bit of Colorful [...]