★★★ Pattern Play - Gelli Printmaking - Layering with Stencils and Paint


Date And Time

Monday 15 June 2020

7pm – 9.30pm


Adults Printmaking Webinar


Join the Artreach Studios Team for this wonderful printmaking workshop live via Zoom + discover the magic of printmaking in colourful layers using acrylic paint, stencils and a gelli monoprinting plate.


This is an exciting + fun way of printmaking without the need of a printing press. The perfect introduction to a versatile + fun and colourful printing medium + learn a few new techniques.


Create using a new and contemporary technique of printmaking + create beautiful, original art on paper.

The possibilities are endless, and this guided art workshop will teach you how to make the most of this wonderful printmaking technique. You will be taken step-by-step to create beautiful printed papers and fine art one off prints, colourful backgrounds for art journal pages, collage, hand printed cards + more - all loaded with layers of colour + pattern + design.


Includes simple techniques for both beginners and those with more experience using the Gelli Plate - a tool that encourages play.


There is no pressure, just play. You will be guided step-by-step as you create amazing papers loaded with layers of colour or you might wish to join just to re-cap what you have learnt - no problem - just come along!


★★★ Highlights and Just some of what you will learn in this workshop:


★how to let go and be free and experience all the joy of playing with the Gelli Plate!

★how to print using hand cut and purchased stencils

★how to get texture on the Gelli Plate

★how colour theory applies to the Gelli printing (the polite way of saying how to avoid mud)

★how to get subtle or bold effects when you want where you want

★how to work into a Gelli Plate

★how to use rubber stamps on the Gelli Plate


★printing mixed media projects

★how to get layers of colour in just one single pull from the Gelli Plate

★how to let go and be free and experience all the joy of playing with the Gelli Plate!


All Abilities: Beginners, Improvers & Advanced!

The inherent capacity for art making to enhance physical, mental, and emotional well-being is proven, so why not use art process to help build your confidence!


Each student will create a bundle of handmade prints. Ample one-on-one instruction from one of our instructors.


Materials required (all in our shop with discounts on either shipping or materials):

8x11 Gelli Plate

Acrylic Paint

x4 four colours + black + white (consider colours with contrast + cold + hot colours - be guided by what you like)

Craft knife for intricate paper cutting

140 gms cartidge all media paper

printing roller

paper towel

newspaper (cover surfaces)

Pencil + eraser

Optional: texture tools (rubber nothing sharp)

Nature (leaves, flowers) - collect bits that have detail, see picture in event listing


You will be sent a link to register for the event the day before the event + a reminder 2 hours prior to the start (+the link again)


Please contact us with any concerns via the website contact form, message us via facebook if you have last minute problems @artreachstudios. Follow our social media pages, source material will be posted 24 hours to the workshop on our Pinterest page: @artreachstudios.


Your host for this workshop is Kate Jerry + Colette Gambell


★★★This workshop and other workshops are perfect for parties to - why not contact us for group parties! 

We will stop mid way for a drink!!

★★★ Pattern Play - Fun Gelli Printmaking: 15th June

  • Due to the high admin level, 3rd party refund charges and extremely low ticket price, we are unable to offer refunds for our online workshops. 
    We hope yo understand we have worked hard to offer these wonderful art opportunites at a fraction of their value and we hope you will complete the course you have purchased. 

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