Gelli Plate Nature Printing Workshop

June 6, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Bay Preserve at Osprey
400 Palmetto Ave
Osprey, Florida 34229
United States
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Experience the joy of nature printing without a press thanks to the gelli plate, a product that looks and feels like gelatin and can be used again and again! Join instructor JoAnn Migliore Campisi to create one-of-a-kind prints using leaves and flowers from Bay Preserve. You’ll also use textures, stencils, household items and acrylic paint. Once you start you won’t want to stop!

This special workshop will take place on Thursday, June 6th, from 10am to 3pm. In addition to the necessary materials below, students are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

Materials List:

  1.  Gelli Plate - They come in all sizes.  8x10 is a good place to start. Instructor’s preference is Gelli Arts (Speedball and Gel Press also make plates).
  2.  Soft, rubber brayer - 2” to 3” - any size will work, bring as many as you have.  Speedball is a good brand.  Important that it be SOFT Rubber Brayer.
  3.  Acrylic paints - variety of soft body or fluid acrylic paints.  Include your favorite light and dark colors and white (Liquitex Basics is a good brand - Golden is wonderful but pricey.)
  4.  Paper - choices would be white card stock, printmaking paper, calligraphy paper, watercolor paper - bring plenty of paper, you will go through it quickly.
  5.  Scissors
  6.  Apron 
  7.  Paper Towels
  8.  Baby Wipes
  9.  Small Spray Bottle
  10.  Jar or container for water
  11.  Notepad and pencil or pen 
  12.  Stencils & materials for texture (optional)   

There are 12 seats available for this workshop and pre-registration is required. With questions or to reserve your seat, please contact the instructor at The cost is $45.00 per student.




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