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How long does a gel plate last?

How long does a gel plate last?

One question I often get in my beginning workshops is, "How long does a gel/gelli plate last?"  My reply is usually, "Forever". Then I point to the plate in front...

How long does a gel plate last?

One question I often get in my beginning workshops is, "How long does a gel/gelli plate last?"  My reply is usually, "Forever". Then I point to the plate in front...

What is your favorite color?

What is your favorite color?

I recently heard a story on NPR  (and later found it in a New York Times article) that recalled an interaction between the well-known Abstract Expressionist painter, Mark Rothko, and...

What is your favorite color?

I recently heard a story on NPR  (and later found it in a New York Times article) that recalled an interaction between the well-known Abstract Expressionist painter, Mark Rothko, and...

The Best Way to Learn is to Teach

The Best Way to Learn is to Teach

What's the old saying? The best way to learn is through teaching, or some iteration of that quote. This past weekend I taught an intro gel printing workshop. Most of the time my...

The Best Way to Learn is to Teach

What's the old saying? The best way to learn is through teaching, or some iteration of that quote. This past weekend I taught an intro gel printing workshop. Most of the time my...

Sorting through multiple ideas at once

Sorting through multiple ideas at once

This January I'm focusing my creative time on exploration. I'm playing with new ideas, revisiting older work, and trying different techniques on my gel plate, hoping it will lead me...

Sorting through multiple ideas at once

This January I'm focusing my creative time on exploration. I'm playing with new ideas, revisiting older work, and trying different techniques on my gel plate, hoping it will lead me...

Found Textures for Gel Printing Series

Found Textures for Gel Printing Series

For the past 3 months, I've been posting a series of reels on Instagram that have featured different found textures I use when gel plate printing. Some of them were...

Found Textures for Gel Printing Series

For the past 3 months, I've been posting a series of reels on Instagram that have featured different found textures I use when gel plate printing. Some of them were...

Gel Plate Christmas Card Ideas

Gel Plate Christmas Card Ideas

As the song goes, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year", right? I do enjoy the holiday season, but honestly, when you're the person in your household trying to make...

Gel Plate Christmas Card Ideas

As the song goes, "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year", right? I do enjoy the holiday season, but honestly, when you're the person in your household trying to make...