(Adirondack), Mica Magic ink, and acryllic paint.
torn pieces of hand dyed, unbleached coffee filter;
small circles stencilled with pigment ink pads through plastic litterbox liner -- the liner itself then applied as stamp; used postage stamps commemorating scouting and a repro Depression era poster enlisting women to aid in famine relief, dauber splats.
3. Muting background color
coffee stain over pix; chalk smudging, spray with Tattered Angels
6. More layering, muting
Background colors and designs were still too bold. I applied bits of aqua colored tissue paper, followed by a thinned down coat of gesso, then dabbed up from the center and onto other parts of the pages. Wrote in central area with sepia pigment pen, then added random shreds from tea dyed cheesecloth for texture and for partial concealment of writing. A final spritz with terra cotta stain before adding torn strips of tea dyed muslin lettered with my theme: values passed down from the grandparents I never knew.