Welcome, everyone! It’s Shari here with a cool mixed medium project for you to try! I’ve been playing with my Gel Press again to come up with an easy way to create backgrounds for projects. I created blocks of color using my brayer and Gel Press adding one color at a time.
I used two Gel Presses, one to smooth out the paint on the brayer, the other to add and lift the layers of colors. Once I was happy with my colors, I used a few stencils with a variety of paint colors to complete the look.
From there, I cut my paper into strips, added some Black Archival ink to the edges, and glued them onto a hand cut heart. I used a few Tim Holtz Remnant Rubs in both black and white and added a few embellishments. This is also a great technique to use on your cards and Art Journals.
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Thanks for stopping by, I hope I’ve given you some inspiration to create colorful backgrounds using your Gel Press and paints. Have a fantastic week!!