Mixed Media Tutorial: 4 Steps Using Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes

This may be my favorite tutorial in the Gelli Plate series. I love using a paint brush to make designs to print on my papers. I think you will too.

4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper



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4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

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HOW TO

STEP ONE: Squeeze out a few dabs of paint on your craft mat, and dip your paint brush in one color.
4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

STEP TWO: Start drawing with your paint brush and add different colors in. I drew half circles with assorted colors to make full circles.
4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

STEP THREE: press your paper into the Gelli Plate
4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

STEP FOUR: Pull the papers up to reveal the print.
4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

NOTE: There is plenty of paint leftover on the plate, so I press more paper into them for more impressions.
4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

As you can see, the circles are much more subtle but still really great impressions.
4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

REPEAT steps TWO - FOUR until you've used up the paint on your mat... no wasting yummy paint.
4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper

Here's my finished cards! Well, actually they aren't finished. I'm going to add some finishing touches to the cards next week. Be sure to come by again next Monday as I finish up these cards to be used in my weekly scrapbook pages.
4 step mixed media tutorial using a Gelli Plate and Paint Brushes to paint your print making design onto scrapbook paper



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