Here’s another step-by-step!
Starting with a blank 5″ x 7″ canvas board:
made a background with vintage security envelopes, correspondence and book text:
added some acrylic paint with stencils:
rubber stamping with a solvent ink pad:
checking the placement of the book illustrations:
then i glued down the pics with gel medium and splattered with acrylic inks:
charcoal pencil around the pictures:
and more charcoal around the edges, then sealed with gel medium!
This item is available for purchase via my etsy shop