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Wood Grain Gel Printing with a Pop Art Vibe

What if wood was rainbow colored and not just those browns?  It can be with a wood graining tool and a gel plate.  In the video, you’ll see how to use the hardware store wood graining tool and the quick way to keep the grooves nice and clean.

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Ready to really understand how the gel plate works and most importantly how to make prints you love?  Then check out my  Gel Printing FUNdamentals workshop .

Here’s what it looks like on the plate right before taking the pull. Has a bit of moire fabric vibe to it.

Naturally, you can use an color that brings you joy and any paint.  With this technique, I find a fluid paint gives me the most consistent result.  I used DecoMedia’s Fluids here.  Where can you find a wood graining tool? Hardware stores and craft stores.

Wonder what this will look like if I put the entire rainbow on it at once…

Here are the supplies used. Some of these links are affiliate links which means I get a small percentage. It doesn’t cost you anything extra and it helps keep the free tutorials coming!

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  • Kathy Gledsdale March 4, 2018, 7:16 am

    What a lovely effect.