I wonder if this works: Easier, cheaper alcohol inks and dyes - use a cheap small spray bottle - mix KoolAid or food color or easter dye or RIT dye with rubbing alcohol. Intensity of color depends on amount of your preferred additive.
Such a Pretty Mess: Homemade Smooth Texture Paste cup Talcum Powder (I used Johnson's Baby Powder, Make it smell good too!) 1 tablespoon White All purpose School Glue 1 tablespoon White Craft Paint Some Water
fabric 'textile medium' at most craft stores (I like the Anita's brand). You just mix it with any color acrylic paint and it instantly turns it into fabric paint. 10 Paint Secrets: tips & tricks you never knew about paint!
How to Use Embossing Paste to Create Texture for Handmade Cards
Vaseline and caulk to make small molds. For reproducing small details, coat the original with Vaseline, then cover it with a thick layer of 100 percent silicone sealant. Let it cure, remove the mold, and fill with plaster of paris.