Tag: Monoprinting

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…

Visual Journal made with leaves

Handmade triptych style visual journal made from leaves and handmade papers.  Picked leaves while walking in the park.  Brought them back home, inked them and pressed them onto handmade paper.  Using binder's board, I made the triptych journal and bound it with the handmade papers.   http://suzannecoley.blogspot.com

Green Art: An Upcycling Printing Technique from Nature

On Father’s Day, our collage-age daughter presented her dad with a card she made herself. The handmade nature of the card, and especially the sentiments inside, made it more precious and valuable than any purchased gift could be. Nature art: pounded plant matter on linen, accented with hand stitching, inspired by Cas Holmes. On the outside, Olivia painted the card…