Creating with Gel Printing Plates

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What Is Gel Plate Printing?

Types of Gelli Plates 2:19

Homemade Gelli Plates 2:03

Brayers, Paint, and Brushes 1:46

Papers and Miscellaneous Supplies 1:40

The Basics of Gel Plate Printing

Layering Color and Adding Designs 3:06

Experimenting with Alternative Techniques and Materials

Creating and Using Stencils 6:05

Alternative Stencils and Found Object Textures 7:09

Simple Tricks and Common Mistakes

Dealing with Student Error 4:18

Using Ghost Prints for Creative Compositions 2:01

Best Practices for Student Use of Gel Plates

Storage and Care of Gelli Plates 3:32

Paint and Stencil Organization 2:17

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Creating with Gel Printing Plates

2 PD Hours

  • 1 Learn how to get started with gel printing plates

  • 2 Apply these strategies and techniques for any age/grade level

  • 3 Bring these ideas into your classroom immediately

Using gel printing plates in the classroom is a memorable and exciting experience for your students. However, you might have a lot of questions. How do I get started? How do I use them? What supplies do I need? In this Learning Pack, you will explore answers to all of these questions and more. Learn what it takes to get started with gel printing plates in your classroom!


Connected Professional Art Educator Competencies
STUDIO TECHNIQUES
Media
4.1 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various media effectively
4.2 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of media
4.3 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art media

Techniques
4.4 Utilizes and applies knowledge of various techniques and processes
4.5 Demonstrates willingness to expand content knowledge of techniques and processes
4.6 Scaffolds instruction to provide a deeper understanding of art techniques and processes


Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.

Theresa Gillespie

Theresa Gillespie

AOE Graduate Instructor and PRO Facilitator

Theresa Gillespie is an Art educator with over 20 years experience in a very diverse school district. She has been teaching at the graduate level since 2013. She is well versed in teaching to a diverse student population which includes English language learners, accelerated learners, and those needing differentiated instruction. She also has expertise in curriculum development, behavior interventions, arts integration, and technology integration.

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Resources

https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/01/GelPlateSupplyList-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/01/Vocab-Gel-Plate-Printing-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/01/Creating-SIMPLE-and-FAST-Monoprints-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/01/Gel-Plate-Printing-Techniques-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/01/ElementsofArt-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/01/PrinciplesofDesign-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/01/Storage-and-Cleaning-Tips-1.pdf
https://www.theartofed.com/content/uploads/2017/01/PrintmakingTechniques-1.pdf

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