This pattern uses a unique product to acheive the crackle appearance. Kroma Crackle is available at art supply stores. It is heat activated to create wonderful crackle textures. There is texture medium used on the background along with stencil of your choice. A stamp is used to create the dragonfly. It is done on a 6"x 8" wooden artist panel and can easily be resized to fit your surface. Full instructions are included.