More Jelly Experiments

4 Nov

I’m continuing top experiment with gel plate printmaking using a Gelli Arts plate. Today I tried it with Essdee block printing ink, staying with Daler Rowney cartridge paper (90gsm) for consistency,

essdee 10

The Essdee inks are easy to use, roll out nicely and take a good texture from bubblewrap and scrunchy tissue paper. The ink prints easy with a firm hand rub but leaves a faint and disappointing ‘ghost’ or secondary image. It cleans off easily with babywipes.

6 Responses to “More Jelly Experiments”

  1. Phil Cooper November 5, 2017 at 23:37 #

    Wow, inspiring Rosie, the results are really exciting

    • Rosie Scribblah November 6, 2017 at 04:07 #

      Thanks Phil. I am learning to refine as I go along. I might try with Caligo oil inks next

  2. Emma Cownie November 5, 2017 at 10:41 #

    Great pattern with the bubble wrap!

  3. anna warren portfolio November 5, 2017 at 07:46 #

    These are looking great – I’ve been intending to try out gel plates, but haven’t quite got there yet!

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