Visual Artist

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Acrylic Paint trial on a Gelli plate

I realise, there are many variations to how acrylic paint reacts and dries, such as temperature, humidity and climate. This acrylic paint trial on a gelli plate was purely how the applications worked for me, and mostly based on using a brayer to … Read More

My experiences using a Gelli Plate

My experiences using a Gelli Arts Printing Plate. What is a Gelli plate - A Gelli plate is for creating monoprints without a press. The plate I am using is produced by Gelli Arts, and is about 3/4 of an inch thick. Gelli plates can be homemade … Read More

Finding some old charcoal in the drawer!

Finding some old charcoal in the drawer! What can I do with this? I haven’t used charcoal since uni, over twenty years! For a start, I needed some paper without a smooth surface, such as watercolour or pastel paper. I know the paper needs to have … Read More