Two Trees Monoprint - Berry71Bleu

Two Trees Green and Brown Gelli Plate Monoprint

Hi! I'm sharing my "Two Trees" monoprint that I created for Marivic's "Autumn is in the Air" October Challenge for Berry71Bleu today. I created this print with a Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate and Speedball Block Printing Ink.

Two Trees Gelli Plate Monoprint Supplies from Gelli Arts and Speedball

I used my favorite stencils and masks along with the ink to create my patterned layers. I really love the vibrant color of the Speedball inks! I've decided to frame this piece as-is. I share a full tutorial for how to create a similar monoprint for a scrapbook layout HERE!

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Random Prizes:
 6x6 Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate
2 Tubes of Green and Blue Speedball Block Printing Ink

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We love gelatin printing and we've developed a better way to do it!

Our Gel Printing Plate looks and feels like gelatin, but is durable, reusable and stores at room temperature. It's easy to clean and always ready for printing. Monoprinting on a Gelli plate is simple and fun. The gratification is immediate, and the prints are too cool! 

 A special thanks to Speedball Art Products and  Gelli Arts for supplying the Design Team with Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plates and Speedball Block Printing Ink.

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Two Trees Green and Brown Gelli Plate Monoprint


  1. This must be fun, Dana!! gorgeous creation !!

  2. I love gelli printing, but I usually use acrylic paints. I really like the way the speedball ink looks!

  3. This is fantastic!!! I loveeeeeeeeee those colors!!!!!


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