Yesterday I found myself with a bunch of time and had five prepped canvases at varying stages of beginning. The first one may be my favorite so far, maybe because it is so colorful and because it was such fun to do. Here is the early stage with just some collage and paint added.
Here's another background that I was kind of happy with. So far I've used acrylics, stamps, ink, a patterned tape and modeling paste. I read about using this paste over stencils to create texture in your work. Fun!
I'm not sure I am done with this one, but here is what evolved.
Weird thing. When I uploaded these photos, the texture from the modeling paste is reversed. The indentations are really poking out in the real painting. Weird thing.