This background reminded me so much of the swirling motion of the ocean. The girl is from Paper Whimsy.
The background here is rather dark and mysterious, sort of like the guy. I used some decorative tape and the labels are from Art Chix.
The background here reminds me of the painting Starry Night by Van Gogh.
The girl is from Paper Whimsy. I used my Derwent Inktense pencils over the background to add some color. I lightly used my water brush to blend.
Thought I would share some finished pieces using the Citra Solv backgrounds. I used them solely as backgrounds. I am still playing and experimenting with them. I will share more results as I go along ...