Gelli-plate printing is one of my favourite techniques, giving fabulous results both expected and unexpected. It is a great way to create original fabric to use in quilts and hangings, but it is just as versatile on paper.
This is a self guided course consisting of series of videos taking you through the basics of gelli-plate printing, exploring some of the fun ways you can use this technique.
Introducing gelli-plate printing
How to look after your gelli-plate
Making prints using simple mark making techniques
How to use print blocks with your gelli-plate
Using stencils with your gelli-plate
Making use of masks on your gelli-plate.
Using fabric as a mask
Using leaves and other natural objects to print with on your gelli-plate
Making wet prints
How to enhance your prints on paper
Who is this course for?
Anyone who wants to start gelli-plate printing and create their own unique fabric.
What do I need?
You will need a gelli-plate, acrylic or fabric paints, a roller or brayer, things to mark make with (such as credit cards, forks, corrugated paper etc) and paper or fabric to print onto. This course is also available as a kit, with everything you need apart from the paper or fabric. See https://www.gilliancooperstudio.co.uk/product/gelli-plate-kit/
Note: please do not purchase this course if you are on one of my C&G courses as most of these videos are included as part of that course.
This course will be delivered to you as a pdf with links to all the videosby email after purchase (please note it is not automatic, so there may be a few hours delay until I receive the notification and send it to you). If you haven’t received it within 12 hours, please check your spam folder. The pdf gives you the links to access the videos.