I’ve been busy playing with my gelli printing and guest blogging over at And Then We Set It On Fire. Check out my two posts through the links below.
Here are the two completed projects from those two blog posts.
This is a small wall hanging that I attached to a canvas painted gold. Check out the tutorial here.
The other post is about using an old wood potato masher and making a fabric bracelet from the material. Check out the post here.
Now I wanted to show you and use another one of my newest kitchen tools. But before that, here are tips that I’ve learned since playing with this medium:
- Any cheap craft paints work.
- Since craft paints dry too fast, I add Golden Open Acrylic Medium to slow down the drying time. This gives me time to play with my designs.
- Less is more – paint, that is.
- For these tools you have to push down into the plate to get an indentation. But be careful of any sharp tools since you don’t want to scratch the plate.
And here are some of the fabric pieces I made with this tool.
And my favorite –
I cleaned up my gelli plate with paper tags.
That was so much fun!
Just a reminder, my webinar on How to Dye Fabric With Ice will take place next Tuesday, July 2 at 1 pm ET. I’d love to have you join us for this live seminar.
Love the stitching you did in the first photo. Prints look great too! Great idea using the paper tags to get the rest of the paint. We should plan on July 9th or 10th to get together? Let me know if that works for you.
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Thanks for sharing this with us. I was wondering what medium to use to be able to work with it longer.
Marianne, You are so welcome. It real helps.
Kathy, Thanks. Sounds good. I’ll email you about those dates. Look forward to seeing you.
love your use of kitchen tools especially the potato masher – must try – hope to catch the webinar on ice dying –
Ruth, Thanks! If you try, I’d love to see what you do! Would love to “see” you in the webinar Tuesday.