The very best place to start is…WHEREVER YOU ARE.The very best stuff to use is…WHATEVER YOU ALREADY HAVE.
The very best way to do it is…HOWEVER YOU WANT TO.
THERE. ARE. NO. RULES.
I've been playing with using colored pencils and water-soluble wax pastels over heavily layered backgrounds. This background is fairly simple for me, just Dylusions sprays. I love the pop of color and this just glows in person.