Wax Paper Batik
The delicate fractured lines that occur on batik-dyed fabric are replicated with this technique. It works on most papers (matte or glossy) and vellum.
dye-based inks (Distress inks work great)
felt pressing cloth
1. Take the wax paper and crumple it repeatedly until the desired texture is achieved.
2. Lay the felt on a table or ironing board, and then place the scrap paper on the felt. Lay the crumpled wax paper on the scrap paper and place the paper for printing on top of the wax paper.
3. Iron with a hot iron.
4. After the paper cools, apply the ink to reveal the pattern and wipe off any excess ink.