Course overview

Gel printing is colourful, exciting and highly addictive! It is a modern way of making prints without a press. Gel printing is a fast and easy way to make collage fodder. This 2.5 hour online workshop session for those who have some prior knowledge of gel printing will introduce further techniques and can lead to some finished prints that can be framed or used to make greetings cards. We will be using simple materials that are easily accessible to create masks and stencils and produce layered, more complex prints. Come along and join us for this exciting creative session.

Course description

A gel plate, roller, paper and some acrylic paint. These are used to create colourful, multi coloured and layered prints. Taught by a supportive and experienced tutor, you will extend your knowledge of gel plate printing to produce more considered outcomes.

Gel printing is a fast and easy way to make collage fodder. Further techniques will be introduced which can lead to some finished prints that can be framed or used to make greetings cards, mixed media artworks, art journals and junk journals.

Your resulting prints can also be used in collage work. We will be using simple You are encouraged to ask questions during the session. We will experiment with masks and stencils and you will learn how to register the papers for more accurate printing. You will design and cut your own stencils, explore use of colour and experiment with different surfaces. This course is suitable for those who have some knowledge of gel print painting. After this session, you may feel inspired to engage with other WEA courses.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

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All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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