Layering Alcohol Inks And Acrylic Paint With Gel Press®

Kathy here today to share an oops that turned into a cool technique! I was playing with the Gel Plate and alcohol inks recently and accidentally let the ink dry on the Plate. I know that adding a layer of heavy body paint will pick up dried paint layers on the plate but wasn’t sure if it would work with alcohol inks because they are so thin. It turns out…

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Holiday Cards With Distress Products and Gel Press®

Kathy here today to share a fun collection of holiday cards using Distress Paints and Inks on the 6″ x 6″ Gel Press® Plate.  I was curious to see how these paints and inks would work together on the Plate. The nice thing about the Distress line of products is that the colors coordinate really well together and there are multiple products for each color.  For example, Weathered Wood comes in…

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Shimmery Winter Gift Tag

I love making tags! They’re a great way to play with technique, experiment with a new product, or see how colors look together. If they turn out really well, you can use them on gifts as a little bonus present. There’s always a way to Plus One it! 🙂 I was recently experimenting with some new mediums on my Gel Press®, got some unexpected results, and knew immediately I had…

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Holiday tag with Gel Press®

Hi everyone! It’s Elena here and today  I want to share some ideas for creating interesting background using 5″ x 7″ Gel Press® Plate. 5″ x 7″ Gel Press® Supplies 5″ x 7″ Gel Press® Plate Acrylic Paint White Gesso Brayer Stencil Embellishments as you like Tutorial Cover your tag with Gesso using a Gel Press® Plate. I use a lot of white gesso to create an interesting texture. If you want to create a winter…

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Gel Press® Tile Holiday Ornaments

  This year I’m creating lots and lots of holiday decorations with my Gel Press® plate.  This project was inspired by something that I saw created by another artist, Michelle Liptak, using another medium. But I, immediately, thought….I can do that with my Gel Press® plate. It’s an easy project and a great one to try with your kids!! Here’s a, very, quick video………. Supplies 6″ X 6″ Gel Press®…

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Thanksgiving Card with Gel Press®

Several techniques are shared for this seasonal Thanksgiving greeting card.  Mono printing with fabric, dry brushing the plate, and ghosting and stamping from the plate.  This could also be easily changed to an autumn themed birthday card, get well card, etc. Materials:  Gel Press® 6” x 6” plate DecoArt® Americana Decor™ Chalky Finish Paints – Restore, Cameo, Inheritence, Rustic, Timeless Burlap fabric Large unleafed tree rubber stamp Happy Thanksgiving rubber stamp…

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Gel Press® Thanks Tag by Teresa Abajo

  Howdy arty people! I’m popping in to show you this tag I made using my Gel Press® 5 x 7 plate. I think it will end up accompanying a bottle of wine I want to give a friend:   Here’s how I made it: Step 1 Gather supplies – Gel Press® gel printing plate, acrylic paint, brayer, stencil, patterned paper.   Step 2 Apply yellow, orange and red paint…

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Thankful Card

Thanksgiving has come and gone for us here in Canada, but all my American friends will be celebrating and enjoying the holiday in just a few weeks.  In that spirit here is a card I made using two different sizes of Gel Press® reusable gel printing plates.  I used the 6-inch square, and the petite round 3 inch. Supplies: Gel Press® Reusable Gel Printing Plate  Square 6 x 6 inch…

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Gel Press® Holiday Cards

It’s that time of year again.  All of my friends and relatives know that they are getting art from me, and I can’t give them art with a “store-bought” card.  The Gel Press® plate makes cardmaking very easy!   Here’s a short video showing the process. Supplies 6″ X 6″ Gel Press® plate Acrylic paint Blank cards White copy paper Red paper Bookpages Alphabet stamps Martha Stewart Durable Course Glitter…

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Life Book 2017 is Gel Press Obsessed

Gel Press® is teaming up with Life Book 2017!

Gel Press® is excited to be a part of Life Book 2017. We will be sponsoring giveaways throughout the year to workshop participants as well as giving away a seat in this incredible year-long workshop! As you may have noticed last month, the Art of Well Being is an incredibly important part of what we stand for with the Gel Press® brand. Life Book is themed around self-development and healing…

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