FREE - Video Tutorial - How to Make the Glycerin and Gelatin Plate for Making Monotypes

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Failure is a gift
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That is one way to look at it. As you experiment with inks, papers and methods you could see less than perfect results as an opportunity to: learn create change invent be original This video is about using the Createx Acrylic Color inks with the homemade glycerin and gelatin plate for pulling monotype prints. Want…

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Use Idea boards to create and capture inspiration

Sometimes if you are in a class or working with others you are more committed to your art practice. If you are looking for some support and accountability and would like to explore printing with ink on paper and the glycerin and gelatin plate then read the details and sign up for this session of…

Make Monotypes this summer
Be inspired to play with different printing techniques with Linda Germain

Be inspired by what you already know and have. Turn to your environment and existing skill based and make monotypes with ink, paper and the homemade glycerin and gelatin plate. Join the summer session of Make Monotypes the online printmaking class with ink, paper and the homemade printing plate.

gelatin print of a woman with raised arms by linda germain

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Do you love spontaneous printmaking?

Do you have a try it and see what happens attitude?

Then printing without a press is for you.

  • It can be as simple as a found relief stamp or as complicated as a multi colored screen print
  • Printing can open up the art making opportunities for nearly every artist.
  • You can take a drawing and transform it into a screen, a block or a stencil.
  • A photo can be the foundation of a repeatable pattern or image.

Why make prints without a press?  Most folks do not have access to a printing press.  Gel monotypes, thermofax screen prints, and relief block prints are all methods that are readily available to most people.

If you love to make marks, then you will love printmaking without a press.