Friday, February 12, 2010

Friday Mixed Media Gang

Last month a group of artist pals got together from 10-2 in the library meeting room to inspire one another and make some art.

It was so much fun that we gave ourselves a name 'The Mixed Media Gang' and decided to get together once a month with each of us taking a turn to introduce a technique or share materials.


Today we learned, from artist Michele Barnes, to work with gel monoprints. She has simplified the process from what you'll find at the link here making it very easy to begin printing as soon as the gel sets up. Shown here are just a few of the images as we were being shown the process and then began our own experiments.






































Looks like the possibilities are limitless and it's a lot of fun to get a silk screen effect with such simple materials.
Have you tried this? Do you have any images to share?


































8 comments:

  1. Oh, Donna, this looks like such fun! It must be so nice to have 3-dimensional art friends!

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  2. I love making monoprints on gelatin. The gel is so responsive.
    Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment on my blog!

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  3. thanks Sharmon...yes art pals are a great inspiration whether virtual or in the same room...it's so excellent to connect and share ideas.

    Eva I'd really like to see some of your gel monoprints...do you have them posted?

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  4. looks like fun, and great to have the ongoing learning and sharing group!
    Happy birthday my friend,
    xo Karin

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  5. 與其爭取不可能得到的東西,不如善自珍惜運用自己所擁有的........................................

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  6. have not tried the gel printing but it does look like fun and the prints look wonderful

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  7. This is such a great idea. Your group, the mixed media gang, may want to show your art work in the library display case for a month.
    Theresa

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  8. This sounds like fun!I may have to try this with my students.
    By the way, I love the painting in the last post. Have had a busy couple of weeks here, I've been looking but not saying much. I haven't made it to Tri-C yet to see your work, hope to soon!

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Thanks for stopping '-)