Gel Plate Printing

Ref: C2347029

This course will introduce you to printing using a Gel plate. You can use a commercial one or make your own - the recipe will be sent in advance of the session. Apply colour, removal of colour, masking techniques and more!

Course aim

Gel plate printing. Do you have a gel plate and want to learn how to print from it? Or you can make your own gel printing plate from two simple ingredients

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Acquire and begin to develop craft skills and techniques for making a range of gel plate prints.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need: A Gel plate - or you can make your own Acrylic paints - at least two colours Paper Roller Card scraps, comb, feather, leaves, etc A more detailed list will be available on Canvas prior to the session along with the recipe to make your own gel plate

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Gel Plate Printing


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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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