First, using stamps to apply the gesso on to white and buff colored mat card stocks and let dry.
Then cover the surface with dye inks and wipe off excess with a paper towel. With the fine line stamped images this technique is fairly subtle.
Next used a sea sponge to generously apply gesso onto buff and white mat card stocks and let dry.
Then cover with dye ink and remove excess with a paper towel.
Next, stamped on gesso with a thicker image on to black mat card stock.
Used dye ink.
Then sponged gesso over sequin waste on to black mat card stock.
Then scraped on gesso with a plastic tool on to black glossy card stock.