Gelli plate printing is a fun, versatile and captivating process that will unleash your creativity ! The plate is a gelatinous surface on to which you apply your wet medium and then lift your print; no press is required. There are limitless ways to work into the surface with stunning and often surprising results. Each print you create is totally unique, a one off. In this workshop you will be experimenting with creating A4 layered backgrounds onto which you will then apply a mono line print. You will be combining two different mono-printing processes and techniques. No previous experience is necessary. If you have attended a Gelli plate course with me previously then this will be different from any previous course with an an emphasis on creating a series of finished art pieces. Gelli plate printing is popular with Fine Artists and Crafters who develop the techniques and processes in a staggering array of creative outcomes from portrait montages to decoupage table tops. You will enjoy learning in a peaceful setting in my garden studio. The small groups ensure that you pick up the skills quickly with expert guidance.  Fiona is an experienced teacher having started her 20 year career as a secondary art teacher. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with you.

What's included in the price?

All materials, tea, coffee, homemade cakes, soft drinks, light lunch. Please advise me of dietary requirement with your booking.


6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Fiona is a versatile and experienced teacher, artist, tutor and maker. She has a particular interest in painting, printmaking and mixed media. Following completion of a Fine Arts degree at Manchester Metropolitan University and subsequent post graduate studies, she settled in Rugby, where for over 20 years she has lived and worked in arts education. Fiona currently tutors at a local adult education centre as well as leading workshops from her Garden Studio.


31 Deerings Road, , Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 4EN

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Teenagers
  • Hearing impaired
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
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