Fri, Dec 18|
FUN with Gel Plate FRIDAYS with Lisa Tuttle
Designed as a creative art-making activity for children and parents, this simple printmaking technique - using gel plates and acrylic paints. Instructor Lisa Tuttle. Supply kits available for pick-up at the ArtsXchange (404-624-4211) or can be ordered individually.
Time & Location
Dec 18, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
About the Event
This virtual class will demonstrate several simple artmaking techniques to make prints on paper using gel plates and water-based media, like paint, ink, and glitter. Supply kits available for pick-up at the ArtsXchange (404-624-4211) or can be ordered individually.
2148 Newnan Street
East Point, GA 30344
Most supplies, except gel plates and ink brayers, are easily available.
Gel plates are available under several brand names, including Gelli, Gel Plate, and others.
Recommended Supplies :
Gel plate, any size * recommend 5x7" or 5" x 5"
4" brayer, any brand*
liquid acrylic paints, any brand - 2 or 3 colors *
* These supplies can be picked up in advance from the ArtsXchange by appointment. (404-624-4211) or purchased at Michael's, Binders, Dick Blick, Amazon, etc.
A sheet of glass, plexi, or plastic (8x10 or larger) with taped edges for safety
Blank paper to print on
Spray water bottle
protective table covering - plastic or paper
Empty plastic containers or jars
Lisa Tuttle is a mixed media artist with a studio at the ArtsXchange. Her mixed media artworks, digital prints, works on paper and public art projects incorporate photographs, texts, illustrations, painting, printmaking, drawing, and collage.
She is a recent convert to printmaking and enjoys teaching experimental techniques such as gel plate to anyone of any age - especially parents and children.
The ArtsXchange facility and programs are generously supported by the following funders: SouthArts, Fulton County Arts Council, and Georgia Council for the Arts. Funding provided in part by a grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, and our many individual donors and partners. Thank you!