HOP Along With Gel Press

Thank you for joining our first Gel Press Creative Team Blog Hop!  We will have a challenge every month and YOU can play along. We are giving away an 8″ Round Gel Press Plate with this hop.  Enter by visiting all the blogs, pick your favorite project and then leave us a comment of which was your favorite right here!  You can comment from March 30-April 7th!  The winner will…

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Gel Press Washi Tape

Hi Gel Press Folks! Teresa here to show you something you can make with your Gel Press plates – washi tape! Here are the tools and materials you’ll need: A Gel Press plate (the size isn’t critical) acrylic paints stencils tissue wrap double sided tape.  (I often keep and reuse the tissue wrap that comes with new shoes or fragile items that shops wrap up. It just important that it be thin.)…

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Altered Notebook With Gel Press

Hi everyone! It’s Elena here and today I want to show you my first project as Gel Press Creative Team Member. I’m so happy and excited to be a part of this team! My first project is altered notebook with dried flowers. For this project I used the 8×10 Gel Press Plate I used:  8 X 10 Gel Press Plate Acrylic paints Brayer Watercolor paper Dried flowers Fabric for notebook cover First small…

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Canvas Texture Plates for Gel Press

Hi my crafty Gel Press friends!  Need  an easy way to create your own texture plates to use over and over again on your Gel Press Printing Plate?  Using a homemade texture plate and the 8″ x 10″ Gel Press Printing Plate  these beautiful prints were made. Here is what you will need to make texture plates: 8″ x 10″ and 5″ x 7″ Canvas Panels Modeling Paste Palette Knife…

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Easter and the 8″Round Gel Press Plate

With Easter around the corner, thought a couple of Easter ideas with the 8″ Round Gel Press Plate. Gingham has always been a favourite of mine and I associate Easter with daisies, eggs and pastel colours so trying this out on the  8″ Round Gel Press Plate. If time is limited I recommend that you have a sketch of your idea infront of you as its very easy to get…

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Are You Gel Press Certified?

We’re back from Chicago where Gel Press made a big impression on the NAEA (National Art Educators Association) conference. And here is the first of two big announcements! Gel Press will be hosting certification workshops encompassing education of the most important aspects of the product line and providing a solid foundation of knowledge for successful use. The Gel Press Certification class is useful for artists and art educators, craft enthusiasts, store…

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The Many Layers of Gel Press!

Hello Creatives! Keri Sallee Here and it’s my first post as a member of the Gel Press Creative team. For this project I used the 8×10 Gel Press Plate Complete Tutorial!! For my first project, I wanted to just have fun and use a lot of different things to make lots of fun layers. 8 X 10 Gel Press Plate Brayer  Fluid Acrylic Paint Butcher Paper for my prints Step…

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Gel Press™ Gel Print Monogram

  As I have delved full steam ahead into the depths to explore the possibilities of Gel Press™ printing – I’m finding myself thinking about it almost non-stop…. Today I’m sharing my first official “project” made with my new 8×10″ Gel Press™ Reusable Gel Printing Plate.   I’ve been making many random prints with various other sizes of plates Gel Press™ offers that I will use on future projects, but I…

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Gel Press and Packing Tape

Have you ever tried using a packing tape on your Gel Press plate? How about stamping? Not only can this technique add depth and dimension to your art journal page, it’s super easy and fun to do too. Here’s a list of supplies used for todays project: 3×5″ Gel Press plate packing tape acrylic paint Speedball Brayer assorted mark making tools and stencil art journal pens for doodling stamps &…

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Gel Press Mixed Media and Art Journaling Prompt Cards

Have you ever felt that scary feeling when facing the blank canvas, or page in your journal?  I know I have.  Here is one way I find to get me over that “So what do I make now” syndrome.  I use prompts.  Here are some quick cards made by re-purposing old business cards! Now I have a good pile of suggestions to give myself a kick start whenever there is…

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