Easy Stencil Trick for So simple! Just use stencils as rubbing plates beneath magazine pages to create a seemingly complex background. Tutorial from the book Stencil Girl: Mixed Media Techniques for Making and Using Stencils.
Dried naturals arranged and gesso'd to canvas, color applied in layers (tutorial explains how), with written piece to accompany it. I think I'd play with doing the written piece on fabric instead of paper, but I love this idea! from CollageLAB