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P235 - Beyond Gelli Plate Printing

Caitlin Dundon
9:00 - 4:30
Saturday - March 16

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$ 150  

Learn the basics of gel plate printing, but then take the processes further to create some beautiful layered art. We will start with stencils, but also work with creating hand made marks, hand lettering and even painting directly onto the plate. Create more painterly effects using water to pickup bits of color already on the plate. Learn how to incorporate collages of gel plate printed papers and deli papers, print with stick-on foam letters, create hand cut stencils and masks, hand carve foam plates and add paint washes into pulled prints. Practice on a variety of papers and elevate your art beyond simple printing with stencils and you will become even more addicted to this fun and simple printing process.

Materials fee $15 paid directly to instructor at beginning of class includes:

assorted papers/foam carving plate
use of additional acrylic paints
matte medium
stencils to share
pointed Q-tips
foam letters to share

Supplies You Need to Bring to Class in addition to materials provided by instructor:

baby wipes, paper towels, water container and brushes
3-4 colors of acrylic paints (open, fluid or craft acrylic)
Gel printing plate or Gelli plate, 6 inch by 6 inch or 4 inch by 6 inch (instructor will have a few extras to share) and brayer
ball point pen or Fiskars embossing stylus tool

optional: extra papers for more prints! stencils

Most of the required supplies for your classes can be pre-ordered from Collage. They will be ready and waiting for you to pick up when you arrive at the retreat. For further info and to place your order, contact:

Maria Raleigh



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