Tag: Monoprinting

Juice Box Printing: Monotypes from Recycled Materials

“Years ago, when I was unable to go to my studio because I was recovering from surgery, I realized that the inner material of a juice box could be a good surface for printing. This printing process is quick, simple to learn and to make, sustainable, and the finished print can be an unforgettable gift…

Nature Prints: An Easy Monoprinting Tutorial

Monoprinting is a great way to create unique artwork. In this tutorial from our July/August 2008 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, artist Cathy Taylor shows you how to create artful nature prints using easy monoprinting techniques. You can frame your finished nature prints, or use them in art journals, handmade books, collages, and other…

New Seth Apter Kit in the House!

Have you ever admired another artist’s work and felt so lucky when they shared their techniques? That’s how I feel every time Seth Apter releases a video—it’s like he’s letting us into his secret technique vault. Good news: We have a brand new exclusive Mixed Media Techniques with Seth Apter kit that includes two new…

Gelli Plate Printing with Joan Bess

If you haven’t discovered the unbridled joy of monoprinting with a gel plate, you have not lived, my friends. That’s why I’m so happy to bring you this fantastic guest blog from Joan Bess, the author of Gelli Plate Printing: Mixed-Media Monoprinting Without a Press, and the inventor of the Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Plate.…

Gelli printed collage paper2

Intuitively painted collage papers, created for my upcoming workshop 'My Color is Beautiful Art'. This is a print that I created on a Gelli Arts gel printing plate, using a variety of DecoArt acrylic florescent and metallic paints. There's more! Come immerse yourself in a visual feast of yummy color, gelli plate textured prints and…

Gelli printed collage paper

Intuitively painted collage papers, created for my upcoming workshop 'My Color is Beautiful Art'. This is a print that I created on a Gelli Arts gel printing plate, using a variety of DecoArt acrylic florescent and metallic paints. There's more! Come immerse yourself in a visual feast of yummy color, gelli plate textured prints and…

Dropcloth Monoprinting: Techniques with Intention

Experimentation is the key to artistic discovery. Asking "What if?" and embracing happy accidents can teach you so much about art techniques and, more importantly, how you can develop your own style with those techniques. This dropcloth fabric pattern could be the result of months on the printmaking table, but it was actually accomplished with…

Speed Up Your Art Process with Monoprinting

Monoprinting is one of favorite ways to get paint and pattern on a substrate. With just a small investment in materials, you can create endless unique backgrounds, designs, and color combinations. Jodi Ohl used gelatin monoprints for these “creative blocks.” Because every monoprint is unique, you can guarantee that your prints will have a look…