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Try this technique with either a pattern stamp or pattern stencil, and your favorite solid image.
Ink your solid image very well. Turn it over and press it firmly onto your pattern stamp or stencil (if using a stencil, be sure to have a blotter underneath.)
Now, without re-inking, apply your solid stamp to paper. Your solid image will have taken on the pattern, as the pattern stamp or stencil will have lifted ink off the image.
This is a great way to add texture to your solid images.