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By Joan Bess

Meet your dream plate and fall in love with a swifter, friendlier method of printmaking.

For artists and crafters who love the inventive probabilities of monoprinting on gelatin yet no longer the prep time, mess and inconvenience that incorporates it, the Gelli Arts Gel Printing Plate is a dream come precise! It's sturdy, reusable, saved at room temperature, and able to get inventive everytime you are. easily practice paint with a gentle rubber brayer, make your marks and pull your print. It's that straightforward! Wipe the plate down with a spritz of water and a paper towel, and you're able to pass again.

In this best consultant, artist Joan Bess--inventor of the concept that for the Gelli plate--unleashes the joys via greater than 50 step by step recommendations. Create fascinating styles utilizing instruments like sponges, textured rollers and do-it-yourself combs. the right way to comprise stencils and rubber stamps. test with metal paint, dimensional paint and gel medium. develop into a texture-hunter, making a extensive global of results utilizing embossed papers, ordinary items, rubber bands, lace, corrugated cardboard, steel tape, die minimize letters...anything goes!

Even newbies can take pleasure in quick gratification--just seize a textured floor, smoosh it into your painted Gelli plate, and you'll have a stack of fantastic prints very quickly. for skilled printmakers, the inspirations in those pages will push you to test, adapt, mix and layer. It's effortless, enjoyable and completely addicting!

Printmaking simply received easier!

Expert assistance from the writer of the Gelli plate
50+ extraordinary step by step techniques
Ideas for incorporating stamps and stencils, utilizing ghost prints, salvaging uninspired prints, and more
26-page gallery indicates the various incredible methods artists are incorporating Gelli printing into their paintings

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Click OK to accept the changes. 24 The gray card (to the right) can help balance color at three levels of gray. 25 Each of the curves should look almost exactly like the curves pictured here for red, green, and blue when you make the corrections. Red Green Blue When you are done correcting the color, you can use the measurements to correct tone as well. Because you know that the card is 25, 50, and 75 percent gray (191, 128, and 63 levels), the measurements you checked will correspond to those values.

Open the Channels palette if it is not already visible. Do this by selecting Window ➔ Channels. 3. Choose Merge Channels from the Channels palette. 3. 4. Choosing Merge Channels opens the Merge Channels dialog box. Choose RGB from the Mode dropdown menu, as shown here. Be sure the number in the Channels field is 3, and click OK. The Merge RGB Channels dialog box will open. 5. psd as Blue, as shown here, and then click OK. These five steps will create a color image from the three black-and-white images you opened in step 1.

For more complicated shifts, this type of correction may need to be used in conjunction with a curve (or other) correction to better control the result. psd. You can compare the before and after by clicking Open on the History palette and then clicking the final step. Using the Levels tool in this way is based on solid science and works as a general correction technique for almost any image. The reason has to do with visible light and the way we perceive light. A scene will usually appear to your eye to have a full dynamic range in tone from white and black.

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