With Gel Press™ Mono Printing plates, you get all of the benefits of ‘gelatin’ printing - but none of the downsides! The Gel Press plates are non toxic, super durable and reusable because, unlike ‘homemade’ gel - they can be stored at room temperature and they're easy to clean! It’s printmaking without the mess!
The ultra-sensitive surface requires just a small amount of paint and then ‘grabs’ the tiniest details; such as the veins of a leaf or the delicate wisps of feathers and ‘holds’ them in the gel.
Press your paper on the gel plate - lift the print and Voila! Creating a masterpiece is easy. There are virtually no mistakes to be made with Gel Press.
Original prints happen every time with Gel Press™ Mono Printing Plates! Experiment with multiple layers for backgrounds to your artwork, create collages or mixed media artwork or a standalone art piece. Just let your imagination run free and explore the endless textures, shapes and layers for awesome results every time!
How to clean your plates:
Acrylic Paint: Wash plate with mild soap and water. pat dry with a clean paper towel.
Oil Paint: Wipe surface clean with baby oil followed by mild soap and water. Pat dry with a clean paper towel.
Baby wipes and gel hand sanitiser can be used to remove paint residue simply rub onto the plate and wipe clean.
If the gel gets stained, it will not affect the quality of future prints, however to remove tough stains follow the instructions for Oil paint.
Store Gel Press plates in the packaging provided to prevent damage and avoid dust residue.
Application: Printmaking, Craft, Modelling