Thursday, March 21, 2019

Gelli Arts® Resist Printing with Vaseline Petroleum Jelly

Hello there and welcome to the Gelli Arts® blog today!
It’s Birgit here with a fun resist technique using Vaseline petroleum jelly.

With this technique you can create negative prints from your stencils, art printing plates, or stamps letting the background pop through the second layer.

Check out the video for all the details.

5"x7" and 8"x10" Gelli Arts® Gel Printing Plates
Vaseline Petroleum Jelly
DecoArts Media Fluid Acrylic Paints
Carabelle Studio Stencils and Art Printing Plates
White Paper Tags
Baby Wipes

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  1. Wonderful technique and one I will try immediately. Thanks for posting!!

  2. Thank you very much for sharing this technique. I’m in love with my gel printing plates and now I’ve learned another way to make great prints! Thank you!

  3. Magical ... can't wait to try it.

  4. Fab technique Birgit. How do you clean the petroleum jelly off the gelli plate?

  5. Thank you for sharing this technique! Can Sharpie markers be used on the gelli plate?


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