Speedball® Gel Printing Plates
Specifically formulated for use with printmaking inks, Speedball Gel Printing Plates make it easy for hobbyists and fine artists to create stunning prints that are full of dimension and richness and unlike any other printmaking process.
Speedball Gel Printing Plates make it easy for hobbyists and fine artists alike to create beautiful one-of-a-kind prints for mixed media, card-making, journaling, scrapbooking, home décor projects and much more! Available in four sizes, Speedball Gel Printing Plates have a smaller profile than competitive offerings, allowing them to create unparalleled levels of detail that add unexpected and rich dimension to prints. Their construction also makes them lighter weight and leaves them occupying less storage space between uses—ideal for classrooms, traveling artists and shared spaces. Individual plates are housed in a durable clamshell packaging that can be re-used to keeps plates safe from scuffing, marring and particulates when not in use. Bulk packs are also available and feature 10 plates at a value-price!
In addition, Speedball is the only manufacturer able to offer all of what you’ll need to make works of art using this fun and spontaneous process. Specifically formulated for use with any printmaking ink, Speedball Gel Printing Plates are also available in complementary starter kits that feature a plate, brayer and either our Water-Soluble Block Printing Inks or our fine quality Akua® Inks.
Gel Printing Plates
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Gel Printing Kits
Akua® Gel Printing Kit: Bringing Speedball's Gel Printing Plate with the Akua line of professional printmaking inks, this set features everything that's needed to add a new dimension to projects ranging from scrapbooking to fine art--and everywhere in between! The Akua Gel Printing Kit contains: (1) 5"x5" Speedball Gel Printing Plate; (3) 2oz. Akua Intaglio® Inks (Hansa Yellow, Ultramarine Blue, Quinacridone Magenta) and (1) 1oz. Akua Liquid Pigment® Ink (Jet Black); (1) 1oz. Akua Blending Medium; (1) 4" Pop-In™ Soft Rubber Brayer; (1) Instructional Reference Guide.
Speedball Gel Printing Kit-This kit is ideal for use in mixed media art, card-making, journaling, scrapbooking, home décor porjects and much more! The Speedball Gel Printing Kit contains: (1) 5"x5" Speedball Gel Printing Plate; (4) 1.25oz. Water-Soluble Block Printing Inks (Black, Red, Blue, Yellow) and (1) 1.25oz. Water-Soluble Block Printing Ink Retarder; (1) 4" Pop-In™ Soft Rubber Brayer; (1) Instructional Reference Guide.
Gel Printing Tool Kit-Great introductory item for artists who wish to experiment with a range of different inks, this kit contains: (1) 5"x5" Speedball Gel Printing Plate; (1) 4" Pop-In™ Soft Rubber Brayer; (1) Speedball Red Baron™ Baren; (1) Instructional Reference Guide.
Gel Printing Bundles
Perfect for any classroom or printmaking studio, Speedball’s Gel Printing Bundle Packs include all that’s needed to instruct and inspire artists of all skill levels on this fun and easy process. Each pack also features a great value price! Choose from two different Bundle Packs to suit your curriculum:
5”x5” Gel Plate Speedball Bundle Pack includes: (30) 5”x5” Gel Printing Plates; (5) 9”x12” 20-sheet Bienfang® Bristol Paper Pads; (4) 5oz. tubes of Water-Soluble Block Printing Ink (One ea. Black, Red, Yellow and Blue); (3) 1.25oz. tubes of Water-Soluble Block Printing Ink Retarder; (6) 2” Speedball Soft Rubber Brayers; (1) Red Baron™ Baren and (1) Gel Printing Lesson Plan.
8”X10” Gel Plate Akua Bundle Pack includes: (30) 8”x10” Gel Printing Plates; (1) 8.5”x11” 100-sheet Arnhem 1618® Pack; (4) 8oz. jars of Akua® Intaglio Inks; (One ea. Ultramarine Blue, Quin Magenta, Hansa Yellow, Carbon Black); (6) 2” Speedball Soft Rubber Brayers; (1) Red Baron™ Baren and (1) Gel Printing Lesson Plan.
Want to learn more about how Speedball Gel Printing Plates can bring your creative vision to life? Check out any of the videos below to see how easy it is to create gorgeous results gel printing with Speedball Gel Printing Plates, Inks and Tools. Don't forget to check out The Speedball Gallery-it's filled with highly-detailed, stunning prints, all created with Speedball Gel Printing Plates, Speedball & Akua Inks, and Speedball Brayers!
NEW! Video Lesson Plans
Bring this fun, easy and spontaneous process into your classroom with one of our creative and engaging lesson plans. All three are also available in a new format with our Video Lesson Plans! Simply select any of the links below to see how this great curriculum can get your students loving art through gel printing!