For your collage or mixed-media works, here's
an easy, quick dynamic duo.
These ideas work well not only to serve as backgrounds but also as decorative papers to be torn or cut and added as needed.
First up is a method so simple it's almost embarrassing! Paper doilies or crocheted or lacy fabrics make great stencils for spray paint. And you can use the painted materials later!
Wallpaper makes a wonderful start or mixed media material. Attach a sheet of it to a substrate if you wish to fill in a background fast. The floral below was embellished with painted flowers and stems. It's not a finished artwork in my view, but I'm saving it for possible future use. I can picture torn pieces coming in handy, maybe.
|Remove some, add some, and spray again!|
|Ask your paint dealer for a discontinued wallpaper book or two!|