I saw a video about doing photo transfers on to previously printed colored paper from the Gelli plate prints. So I thought I would give it a try. The video showed transferring photos of people’s faces but I decided to try a photo of branches against a winter sky. I did have to fiddle around with the photo to get it more black and white and then I printed it on regular computer paper. I then put matte medium on the photo and on to the printed gelli print. After messing around with getting rid of the extra computer paper with water and rubbing, I finally got it to work. Here’s the card I made.
I really like the photo so I think I will try making a few more of these. Hopefully, the process will get better with a little practice. Have a good weekend!
That’s a very pretty print Ruth and a great use of the geli print background but it does sound a bit fiddly…
Thanks Teri – the process is fairly simple it’s just getting the excess paper off that is fiddly.
Beautiful print Ruth. Could you share the link for the tutorial please?
Thanks Marilyn. Here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3htT2_-uxwM&feature=youtu.be&utm_source=May+Blog+-+Birgit+Koopen+Tutorial&utm_campaign=CC+7%2F2%2F2013&utm_medium=email
Ruth this came out really well, how exciting. Karen
Beautiful print Ruth!
Not sure I understand the process but the end result is lovely. It would go well with your tree sketch https://permutationsinfiber.wordpress.com/2016/05/20/sketchbook-update/
Thanks! If you want to watch the video, I posted the link for Marilyn above.
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