Artangel: Mixed media crumpled tissue technique - tutorial - basically, glue tissue paper over a canvas, let dry. Paint, let dry, then rub pastel or chalk over the surface to highlight the texture. Would be an awesome way to vignette around a painting.
Tutorial: Create a textured background using aluminum foil
Artist: Valery Koshlyakov - Title: High-rise on Raushskaya Embankment - Materials/Techniques used: Carboard, and Tempera paint - Inspires, Why? The different technqiues used and how it is placed is cool