How to start Gelli plate printing

Gelli prints


Learn how to start Gelli plate printing. With a few simple pieces of equipment you can start creating your own fantastic monoprints.

Gelli plate printing is so fun and easy to do and every print is original!

All you need is a 'Gelli plate', a paint roller, some acrylic paint and your imagination.

The course is limited to 5 students so there will be plenty of opportunity for you to ask your questions and get individual feedback.
This course is suitable for complete beginners.

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

On this course you will learn how to use your tools to start exploring Gelli plate printing and how to ‘pull’ your first experimental prints.

This is a live online course with a qualified art tutor and artist.
I have been teaching for over 20 years and have spent the past year teaching online and developing my own distance learning courses.

On the course you will be able to ask questions and get feedback, along with talking to other students on the course. You will also have access to a dedicated space online (my Student Chatroom) where you can post images of your work and get comments back, even after the course has finished.

What you will need

As a guide you should expect to pay £15 - 30 for a beginners kit. Below are some suggestions.

Gelli plate kit from somewhere like Gelli Arts or Gel press. Just Google 'gel plates' or 'Gelli plates'.

Or purchase individual items.

A Gelli plate

A Print roller

Acrylic paints.

You will also need some printer/photocopier paper to print on to.

Items for making marks (milk bottle lid, toilet roll, bubble wrap).

Scissors. Masking tape. Old paint brush. Magazine pages.

Tuition offered via: Zoom.
You will need online access to the above platform via a computer, tablet or phone with a webcam & audio and to be able to view the session at your workstation or studio space.


Tricia Johnson at Art with Tricia

This course is taught online

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Easter
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
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2 hours (10:00am to 12:00pm)

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