Monoprinting using a Gelli Plate is simple and fun without the need for a printing press. The gratification is immediate, each print is truly unique.
During this workshop you will explore a variety of Gelli Plate Printing techniques. You will experiment with layering colour and texture using stencils and masking techniques. You will leave this workshop having produced a variety of prints that stand alone or can be developed further in mixed media projects.
I am an experienced surface pattern designer and fully qualified teacher with more than eight years experience. Join me and learn how to create your own Lampshade on this fabulous Workshop. You will leave having made a 30cm Drum lampshade. This workshop is suitable for beginners, all you need is to bring your own fabric...all other materials provided!
This two and a half hour workshop provides the perfect opportunity to develop your Gelli Plate prints into a mixed media work of art. The workshop will be divided into the following stages:
Stage 1 - Inspiration
We will look at different artists work to gather inspiration for your mixed media piece.
Stage 2 - Design Tips
We will explore possible layout designs and experiment with composition, focal points, choosing a colour palette and balance....