Gelli Plate Printing (LDL462CD22)


Creative Heart CIC, Littlehampton


09:30 - 11:30


2 hours x 4 sessions

Tricia Johnson

03456 01 01 61

Cost breakdown

Tuition fee£52.00
Total cost£52.00


Concessions available if you are: 65 or over or on a means tested benefit (evidence required)

What is the course about?

Learn how to use a gelli plate to create amazing mono prints.

Each print is unique. The tutor will guide you through the equipment required. She will then demonstrate how to ink and pull a print. You will then explore the use of different itmes to create positive and negative prints.

Later in the course you will experiment with creating your own paper stencils and building a multi layer print.

What previous experience, knowledge or qualifications do I need for this course?

This course is suitable for those with no previous knowledge of printing.

What do I need to bring with me?

A selection of Acrylic paints.

A few cheap brushes for mixing colours.

Different papers to print on.

You may also like to collect and bring some glossy magazine pages , plus some pressed leaves and other flat items to create negative print shapes.

See below. You may like to buy a gelli plate and roller, the tutor will be able to help you with this.

Are there any additional costs?

The tutor will supply a Gelli Plate and roller for use during the sessions.

What can I do next?

You might also like to progress to other Aspire Sussex courses developed to improve your skills for everyday life, employment, health and wellbeing or to explore a personal interest, see below.

Learning for Life: Develop your skills to support greater independence, including digital skills and skills to support family learning. Courses available include: Computer Skills for Beginners and Improvers, Microsoft packages, Creative Writing and British Sign Language.

Learning for Work: Develop your skills for the workplace, including to improve the chance of getting a job or to progress at work. Courses available include; Level 1 and 2 Functional Skills English and Maths, Digital Skills qualifications, and GCSE English and Maths.

Learning for Health & Wellbeing: Develop your skills to support personal wellbeing including confidence and independence through healthy body and mind and improved nutrition. Courses available include: Yoga, Mindfulness, Cooking/Nutrition and Art for Wellbeing.

Learning for Personal Interest: Develop skills to support your quality of life, gain cultural enrichment and personal fulfilment, encourage social interaction. Courses available include: Textiles, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Drawing and Painting, Pottery, Photography and many more.

Detailed information on or all these courses and many more can be found online or in our brochure. If you have any questions, please ask your tutor or contact aspire on 0345 601 01 61 or visit our website at

Course Location

Creative Heart CIC
42 Beach Road
West Sussex
BN17 5HT