Background Techniques:

Heres a list of all the different background techniques featured on Techniques Zone.

Spray Starch & Alcohol Ink Backgrounds – Using Household Spray Starch to create bright background art.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/spray-starch-alcohol-ink-background/

Spray Starch Background Technique – Using Household Spray Starch and Mica Powders to create a sparkle. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/spray-starch-background-technique/

Spray Starch & Dye Ink Resist – Using Spray Starch as a Resist Medium for Brayering over Dye Based Inkpads.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/spray-starch-dye-ink-resist/

Duraglit/Brasso Backgrounds – Distressing glossy magazine papers using Brasso metal cleaning wadding. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/duraglitbrasso-backgrounds/

Noodle Brush Backgrounds – Using Silicone Pastry Brushes to create brightly splattered background art.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/noodle-brush-backgrounds/

Acrylic Splat Backgrounds – Make your own Daubers using bottles of acrylic paints and sponge. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/acrylic-splat-backgrounds/

Fabric Paper Using Tyvek Backgrounds – Using Printed Tissue Papers & Napkins with Tyvek to make fabric like paper backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/fabric-paper-using-tyvek-backgrounds/

Gold Leaf Watercolour Resist Backgrounds – Gold Krylon Pens and Watercolour Wash. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/gold-leaf-watercolour-resist-backgrounds/

Lutradur Background Experiments – Adding colour to this wonderful fabric medium.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/lutradur-background-experiments/

Bright Watercolour Wash Backgrounds – When I say Bright, I mean BRIGHT. Using Watercolour Crayons. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/bright-watercolour-wash-backgrounds/

Watercolour Wash Backgrounds Part 2 – Using Felt Tip Pens and Brush Markers to create a Watercolour Wash.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/watercolour-wash-backgrounds-part-2/

Smooshed Inks Backgrounds – Dye Inks and Brayers – so much fun it should be illegal. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/smooshed-inks-backgrounds/

Masking Tape Backgrounds – Tape – not just for silencing folk with ;)
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/masking-tape-backgrounds/

Worksheet Wonders – Dont throw away your work table protectors – use them as art backgrounds instead! http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/worksheet-wonders/

Faux Leather Tissue Paper Backgrounds – More reasons to buy Tissue Paper.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/faux-leather-tissue-paper-backgrounds/

Black Pearl Paper Backgrounds – Kitchen Paper Towels and Acrylic Paints to create Sparkly Backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/black-pearl-paper-backgrounds/

Brayered Gesso Resist Backgrounds – I love My Gesso :)
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/brayered-gesso-resist-backgrounds/

Hair Mousse Backgrounds – If you dont have Hair Mousse you can use Shaving Foam instead. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/hair-mousse-backgrounds/

Textured Gesso Backgrounds – Using Gesso to add a 3d dimension to your backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/textured-gesso-backgrounds/

Distressed Scraps Backgrounds – Cool ways to recycle all those itty bitty paper scraps of paper. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/distressed-scraps-backgrounds/

Paint Scraping Techniques – Credit Cards are not just for buying stuff with :)
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/paint-scraping-techniques/

Glue Background Techniques – Using El Cheapo White School Glue. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/glue-background-techniques/

Shining Stones Background Technique – Pearl Ex and Dye Inked Brayered Art.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/shining-stones-background-technique/

Walnut Wax Media Backgrounds – Walnut Inks and Embossing Powder on Tissue Paper to create an unique distress effect. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/walnut-wax-media-backgrounds/

Paper Shredding Backgrounds – Shredding Machine at the ready or steal the hamsters bedding…
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/paper-shredding-backgrounds/

Textured Micro Beads Backgrounds – If it doesnt move, make it into a background… http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/textured-micro-beads-backgrounds/

Faux Grass Paper Backgrounds – Good for recycling your out of date Herbs collection :)
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/faux-grass-paper-backgrounds/

Magazine Scrunchie Backgrounds – Gesso and Scrunched Magazine Papers with a splash of Paint to create texured backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/magazine-scrunchie-backgrounds/

Heated Oil Pastel Backgrounds – Use Oil Pastels with a travel iron to make Faux Encaustic Wax art backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/heated-oil-pastel-backgrounds/

Gesso & Colour Mist Resist Backgrounds – Eye popping colourful backgrounds on dark colour card stock. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/gesso-colour-mist-resist-backgrounds/

Alcohol Inks lAnd Floor Wax Backgrounds – Look what happens when I ran out of Blending Solution :)
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/alcohol-inks-and-floor-wax-backgrounds/

Walnut Ink Backgrounds – How to use Walnut Ink Crystals to create Distressed backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/walnut-ink-backgrounds/

Stamped Tissue Paper Backgrounds – Using Tissue Paper to stamp and add colour and pizazz to your cards.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/stamped-tissue-paper-backgrounds/

Textured Glue Resist Background Technique – Ordinary PVA Glue heated on card to make a textured raised resist effect. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/textured-glue-resist-background-technique/

Shadow Blocks Backgrounds Using Deluxe Card Templates – How to use the templates to make arty DTP backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/shadow-blocks-backgrounds-using-deluxe-card-templates/

Stippled Pearls Backgrounds – All you need is a stiff brush and Pearl or Metallic paints to make jazzy backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/stippled-pearls-backgrounds/

DIY Powdered Mica Spritzer Backgrounds – How to make your own Spritzer Sprays using Pearl Ex and Water :)
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/diy-powdered-mica-spritzer-backgrounds/

Faux Polished Stone Background Technique – In the olden days they didnt have Alcohol Inks so we had to improvise! http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/faux-polished-stone-background-technique/

Metallic Wash Backgrounds – Floor Wax and Metallic Acrylic Paints combined to make lovely washy backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/metallic-wash-backgrounds/

Faux Leather Masking Tape Background - Stamping On Masking Tape to emulate the look of old worn leather. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/faux-leather-masking-tape-background/

Magazine Paper Backgrounds – Recycle magazines with dye inks and inkpads to create interesting looking backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/magazine-paper-backgrounds/

Heated Pearls Backgrounds – Pearl Ex and White Glue melted with your heat gun to create a gorgeous Oooozey background. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/heated-pearls-backgrounds/

Gum Arabic and Floor Wax Resist Backgrounds – Use Gum Arabic and Floor Wax as Resist Mediums with your Inkpads.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/gum-arabic-and-floor-wax-resist-backgrounds/

Distressed Gesso Background Technique – Distress your backgrounds using ordinary Gesso and Inkpads. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/distressed-gesso-background-technique/

Fusible Webbing Backgrounds – Painted Webbing heated to create arty farty backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/fusible-webbing-backgrounds/

Freezer Paper Backgrounds – Using Acrylic paints on freezer paper to make yummy bright backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/freezer-paper-backgrounds/

Faux Washi Backgrounds – Backgrounds with the WOW factor.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/faux-washi-backgrounds/

Faux Leather Backgrounds – Using Tissue Paper, Dye Inks and Glue to make fake leather. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/faux-leather-backgrounds/

Scraped Credit Card Backgrounds – Who woulda thought a Credit Card could double up as a humble Art Tool.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/creditcardbackgrounds/

Artful Brayered Backgrounds – Use your Brayer to make grungey arty backgrounds for stamping on. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/artful-brayered-backgrounds/

Alcohol Inks Backgrounds On Glossy Card – Your basic backgrounds using Alcohol Inks.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/alcoholinksbackgroundsongloss/

Metallic Alcohol Inks Backgrounds - Metallic Acrylic Paints and Alcohol Inky Backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/metallic-alcohol-inks-backgrounds/

Textured Alcohol Inks Backgrounds – Using Tissue Paper,  Celophane, Masking Tape & More to create lovely textured surfaces. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/textured-alcohol-inks-backgrounds/

Metallic Textured Alcohol Inks Backgrounds – Gorgeous shimmery textured backgrounds created with various medias. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/metallic-textured-alcohol-inks-backgrounds/

Acrylic Paint Backgrounds – How to use Acrylic Paints to create interesting looking backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/09/acrylic-paint-backgrounds/

Faux Glassine Paper Backgrounds – Using Tissue Paper and Floor Wax To Create Unique Glassine Paper Backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/faux-glassine-paper-backgrounds/

Water Color Art Backgrounds – Using a Reversing Stamp or large eraser to create stamped watercolour wash backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/water-color-art-backgrounds/

Ink Spots Alcohol Inks Backgrounds - Use alcohol inks to make spotty spattery backgrounds. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/14/ink-spots-alcohol-inks-backgrounds/

Stamping and Embossing With Baby Wipes - Recycle wipes used for cleaning stamps & make funky backgrounds.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/15/stamping-and-embossing-with-baby-wipes/

Plastic Transfer Backgrounds Technique – Using Clear sticky back plastic to transfer images with.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/16/plastic-transfer-backgrounds-technique/

Intuitive Watercolour Technique – Using Watercolour Crayons to create abstract backgrounds for stamping on.
http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/16/intuitive-watercolour-technique/

Fax Magic Backgrounds – With a heatgun and fax roll paper you can make your background colour pop. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/18/fax-magic-backgrounds/

Brayered Bands Resist Backgrounds – Using ordinary rubber bands to create unique resist background art. http://techniqueszone.wordpress.com/2010/04/18/brayered-bands-resist-backgrounds/

Brayered Bands Resist Backgrounds