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Gel Press Canvas

Gel Press fun is great art therapy! 

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

This supply list is just a jumping off point:
Gel Press  
Mica Flakes  

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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