Gelli Printmaking

Getting Started with Prints

Gelli Printing Gelli allows you to make prints without a printing press! All you need is the Gelli sheet, some paint, and a piece of paper.

In essence think of a thin, clear rectangle of Jello - about an inch thick. You paint this surface with paint any way you wish. You scrape away paint in some areas and mix up colors in other areas. When you're done, you press a piece of paper down against that surface.

Voila! You have a once-of-a-kind monotype!

Here's a video by Gelli on how it works:

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