Scratch foam is basically a thin piece of soft styrofoam that can be scratched and "carved" into with simple tools. Made for kids but perfect to use in simple surface design projects when you are looking to transfer pattern and create texture.
Using gesso with stencils is a really fun technique with neat results for journal pages. For my first page I painted it with with water soluble oil pastels. Yes, you read me right – water soluble oil pastels!
Printmaking, Gelatin Printing with Gelli Arts®: Gelli™ Printing with Styrofoam Plates One of the advantages of using styrofoam plates is that aside from being easy to cut, you can inscribe marks into it that will show in your print.