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Gel Printing Holiday Cards thumbnail

https://youtu.be/iuptxdX8U2M Need a quick holiday card? Grab a stencil, some paints and your gel plate! The stencil I’m using is from StencilGirl Products. I’m using the tree, but this technique will work with any open shape for any season or holiday! Here are the supplies used. Some of these links may be affiliate links which [...]

https://youtu.be/s7CN26sdR38 Creating dimension and texture is easy when you’ve got modeling paste and stencils! It’s surprisingly like frosting a cake! Plus, if you’ve ever wondered what you can do with random backgrounds you’ve made, try modeling paste and word stencils. What’s in this video is just some of what you can do with modeling paste, [...]

https://youtu.be/nSyBNWRprCY Something I was wrong about, an old cookbook, and a pesky question I’ve asked for years all have something in common: my newest workshop, The Joy of Stenciling. You might be familiar with the iconic cookbook that my mother used a lot while I was growing up, The Joy of Cooking. That book was [...]

https://youtu.be/DnO1pwjFm0g I never expected my latest stencil to stir up so much controversy. But it did. I suspect that once everybody understands what’s going on with this word, they wont be quite so triggered. As a side note, it also created quite a few kind emails with helpful intentions! What is the word that created [...]

Art Houses thumbnail

https://youtu.be/Hy0twONn2ng What’s the play for today? It’s Art Houses! This is how I’d love to paint an actual neighborhood, but there are practical issues, so I’ll have to stick with mixed media ones for now! In this video you’ll see how I cheat on creating a random or serendipitous look, why I am grateful to [...]

Use Your Gel Prints with Stencils thumbnail

https://youtu.be/fdZRFKwTHnc What can you do with all those gel prints you’ve made? That’s a question I get asked a lot and in this video I’m sharing how I use them with stencils. This technique works with any prints you have, from ones you love to ones you don’t! Adding the stenciling can really shift how [...]

Butterfly Wings Card thumbnail

https://youtu.be/VxEOk-Pqb_g Butterflies make for playful cards to send to friends, especially when you raise their wings as if they’re mid flight! This card is very forgiving to make, as you’ll see in the video! If you’re thinking something didn’t go as planned, you’re right! The play starts with a gel plate and my Butterfly Journeys [...]

One Layer Can Dramatically Change a Gel Print! thumbnail

https://youtu.be/Q6XwkcPg5GQ What can you do with gel prints from your stash that don’t feel finished but you’re not sure what to add next? Use a mask to add a layer! In this video, you’ll see how the prints change dramatically in just a single layer. Whether your print has a lot going on (like my [...]

Stencils are versatile because of all the different ways you can use them and the wide variety of art supplies that play well with them! Here are some of my favorite ways to use StencilGirl Stencils! Of course you can use stencils with paint but what about ink? Absolutely! Here’s one way to use them! [...]

Gel Printing on Fabric thumbnail

https://youtu.be/8PkmOndTA1E Can you gel print on fabric? Absolutely! This is a great way to create patterned fabric for any of your projects. Plus, the bonus is you have it in any color you want! The video above you’ll see the entire process and below you’ll see some other fabric prints used to make smaller gnomes. [...]