Gelli Plate Stamped Leaf Background

Gelli Print Leaf Background

(Acrylic paint monotype. Leaf: PSX)

This is one of the stamped Gelli Plate monotypes I created during yesterday’s play. This time around, I was focusing on creating background papers using a single image stamped repeatedly into the paint on the plate. This particular stamp is mostly solid, with fine lines showing the veins of the leaf. Notice how the monotype is picking up the edges and negative spaces of the stamp instead of the solid areas as you would see if you inked the stamp itself and then printed it on paper. The full print is about 8″ x 10″ and so could be cut into smaller pieces to create fun fall backgrounds for cards.

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