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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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® Pink Ribbon Cards

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  I used my Gel Press® Plate to make some Pink Ribbon cards. Here’s a quick video Supplies 6″X 6″ Gel Press® Plate StencilGirl Stencils – by Traci Bautista Circles Circles  and Floral 1 and Optical Large by Michelle Ward Handmade pink ribbon mask Various acrylic paint Black Charcoal Pencil Matte Gel Medium     Check out other great projects on the Gel Press Blog,…

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Versatile Autumn Wreath with Recycled Materials

Hello, fellow creators! A recent obsession of mine (besides being Gel Press Obsessed, of course!) is “creative reuse”. Imagine if a thrift store and a craft store had a baby – that’s a creative reuse store. Besides being able to get materials inexpensively, it’s exposed me to some fascinating and different treasures that I never would have considered as craft items. It’s another dimension of my Plus One Craft-iness –…

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Pick-up printing with Gel Press®

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the U.S. and the second leading cause of cancer death among women. Every year, about 200,000 new cases of breast cancer are reported nationwide and more than 40,000 women die from the disease. Getting mammograms regularly can help prevent breast cancer.  Today I created a mixed media piece to honor, encourage and to remember all those who have suffered with…

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Asian Inspired Artist Trading Cards with Gel Press®

ASIAN INSPIRED ARTIST TRADING CARDS WITH GEL PRESS® Gel Press® prints are perfect bold backgrounds for a number of creative projects including mixed-media canvases, scrapbook layouts, cards, ATC’s and more.  But when you want just a hint of pattern, sometimes a very simple ghost print is the perfect solution. Materials:  8 x 10″ Gel Press® Plate DecoArt® Americana® Decor™ Chalky Finish Paint – Romance, Rouge, Rustic DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic…

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Creative Faith with Gel Press®

Good Morning Creatives!! Today I am very excited to share with you a project that is near and dear to my heart. Probably a year ago, I bought the black cross memory tray from Hobby Lobby (mainly because it was on clearance for like $4 and hello! What creative doesn’t add to their stash with that good of a deal?!) It’s been sitting in my studio since then, gathering dust…

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Printing on Bleeding Art Tissue With Gel Press®

Kathy Adams here today to share with you what happened when I gel printed on bleeding art tissue.  I bought a package with 10 bright colors a while back and didn’t use it for months.  I love to print on deli paper and regular tissue because it works so well with collage. So I wanted to try printing on this colored tissue that bleeds when it comes in contact with…

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