• Grace Mendez Gelli Arts Printing Tutorial
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    Playing With Surface Design

    My friend, Courtney Cerruti, has written her third book, Playing With Surface Design. The subtitle is: Modern techniques for painting, stamping, printing and more. It’s an excellent collection of mixed-media art projects. When I talked to Courtney at her book signing, I asked her what her favorite project from the book was. She pointed to the wall with all of the washi taped images. She said it was printing with a gelatin plate. Not a Gelli Arts plate, but the made-from-scratch kind. Courtney said the results that you get from a home-made gelatin plate have a more watercolor type look. I haven’t tried it yet. In the meantime, I got…