Make a Flour-paste crackle effect- Spread flour-water mixture over fabric, let dry. Crush to crackle it, then paint fabric. The dried flour mixture acts as a resist. Then washes out. This might work for a "batik" look, too! Use 1 cup flour with cup water
Marbled Paper Designs by Various Artists. All images come from the University of Washington Decorated and Decorative Paper Collection. First image: Vintage c. marbled paper, Spanish moiré on Turkish with Gold vein pattern. Vintage c.