|I used matte medium to decoupage maps, words, decorate papers, photographs onto the surface
|Many of these images were from previously made pieces, where I color copied them with a laser printer. The maps are from an old atlas.
|I am using Liquitex Basics Acrylic paint for the background.
|In some places, it took 2 coats of paint
|I think that the black paint really makes everything 'POP'
|a side view
|Finished, and all it needs is a coat of water based varnish!