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Gel Press Canvas

Gel Press fun is great art therapy! 

Printing onto odd bits of paper, textiles, cardboard shapes...voilĂ !!!


This supply list is just a jumping off point:
Gel Press  
Canvas    
Paints  
Brayer  
Papers  
Embellishments   
Gilding  
Prills  
Mica Flakes  
Adhesives  

I chose a metallic paint to cover the canvas.


Then a few colors to brayer for the Gel Press.


I pressed a cardboard shape into the marbled paint and set aside. Then I pressed the Mandala Gel Press onto the dried circle and set aside again.


Using the brayer, I loaded up the Mandala Gel Press and pressed it onto the canvas surface. Like a big stamp. Lightly brush the metallic paints over the images to help them blend in.


While everything dries, dab adhesive onto Embellishment and edge of circle; and when tacky, smooth on the Gilding. Follow instructions on the packaging. Add another drop of adhesive in the center and sprinkle Prills.


I wound some string onto the dried canvas and adhered at the back. Next I added adhesive onto the left side of the canvas and pressed Mica Flakes into it.


Adhere the dried and Gilded edged circle to the canvas.


And lastly I adhered the Embellishment, with a coat of sealing adhesive.


This was so much fun that I MUST do another and another...

Thank you for joining us and our April Product Partner Gel Press!!


Ciao for now,
-Trish Alger

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