Hello there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog today! It’s Birgit here with a fun resist technique using Vaseline petroleum jelly. With this technique you can create negative prints from your stencils, art printing plates, or stamps letting the background pop through the second layer. Check out the video for all the details. Materials:
Hello and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It's Birgit here today and I am going to show you a fun little twist on image resist printing! Before pulling the print with acrylic paint, you can color your image with PanPastel®. Just wait for the resisted image to dry on the plate and then use
Hi it’s Birgit here! Today I will show you how you can use old book pages and all kinds of (old and new) magazines for resist printing. It is a very unpredictable technique and it does not always work. But isn’t unpredictable kind of the charm of gel printing!? I will try to explain with as much
Get some lovely color effects with freezer paper masks and glue gel resist. Welcome to my final Kitchen Resists tutorial. In this one we really "layer it on" using freezer paper masks and a resist made from blue school glue gel. If you can't find the blue glue gel- clear glue gel or white glue will also work. The fabrics I made in this project have many paint layers, but you can choose to apply fewer layers and still get some great results. Don't forget to leave a comment at the end of this…
Have you ever heard of batik? It’s a wax-resist cloth-dyeing technique originating from the Indonesian island of Java. It’s basically resist art…much like our favorite oil pastel and watercolor resist art…but for fabric! The traditional Indonesian process involves hand-drawing various patterns onto cloth using hot wax (paraffin and/or beeswax). The cloth is then placed in […]
Learn how to gel print and transfer images onto fabric using Gelli Arts® printing plates. In this step-by-step video tutorial, Gelli® artist Giovanna Zara shares all of her tips and tricks and shows you how to create one-of-a-kind textiles for quilting and sewing projects.
Hello and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog! It's Birgit here today with some exciting news. Maybe you remember that almost 2 years ago, I made a video about the image resist printing technique. It was an exciting new technique and many people tried it. Some with amazing results, but there were also quite some