Alcohol Inks on Wallpaper: Add intense colour and texture to paper (video demo).
Alcohol Inks on a Tag: A great way to create a background! Note that the paper used was gifted to me, heavily coated with a slick finish (likely a photographic paper when that was still a thing), and I suspect a comparable paper would be Yupo-like.
Alcohol Resist: Texture your work using 99% alcohol.
Artist Tissue Play Use artist tissue to get your abstract on!
Black Gesso Play (Because the Dark Side Matters)
Take those tired old blue jeans and turn them into templates/impression plates to use on your gel plate...and it works for other heavy fabrics too!
Cheesecloth Background: Create a lovely background with this great technique.
There's a video demo here:
Cheesecloth Soaker: Use cheesecloth to soak up leftover paint, and then incorporate it into a painting. You'll find a demo near the end of this Smoosh video:
Crystalline Paper: This lovely paper shimmers with the light of the under-painting when used in collage and mixed media.
Dryer Sheets, painted: Get your dryer (sheets) working for you!
Elastic Play: Get those elastics working for you - they're not just for pigtails!
Fabric Additions: Adding fabric to your work is a breeze!
Frottage - See Rubbings
Looking for a way to add interest to your stamping and gel printing? This is it!
Gel Plate Printing: A video demo of Gelli print making.
Gel Plate Printing: First Print / Ghost Print / Haunts A video demo
Gel Plate Printing: Use your ribbon stash to create fun backgrounds on the gel plate!
Leather Paper: Getting that leather look and feel in your paper.
Masking Tape Layers: Tape your support for dancing lines.
Methyl Cellulose Applications: Using cellulose as glue for removable pieces on your work.
Packing Tape Pick-Me-Up: Here's a quick and easy transfer technique.
Paper Crush: Crush it, wet it, paint it, and you've got a great background or collage paper.
Paper Sandwich: Use this technique to incorporate a 'window' of thin materials into your painting.
Pattern Making, with Plastic: Add some patterns to your work using household plastic.
Plastic (stretch) Wrap Background: Oh such fun to play with this background!
Printing With Leaves: Use foliage to create a painting.
Resists: Five ways to create resists that enhance your artwork.
Rubbings (Frottage): Looking for some visual texture without the heavy feel? This one is for you!
Skins: Create a transfer for faces, script or 'must-be-right-side-up' necessities
Smoosh: Press a support onto left-over paint to start a background or add a feature area.
Stencil Burning Technique:
Texture Template: Create a texture template using drywall compound - they're great for those who are addicted to Gelli plates!
Tissue Technique: Use archival artist tissue to start or add to your painting.
Vaseline Technique: Get your slicker on with this fun technique.