Puffs of Smoke
So, what did I learn? Right away, I learned that vellum curls and buckles, not adhering to the paper surface like I thought it should. I continued gluing more onto the page hoping that I would get some cool effect, but I did not. So, I learned not to use wet glue, like gel medium. I haven't explored other options, but I read that spray adhesive may work. I have sticky dots, but I don't know how that will work with the translucency I want.
I got VERY lucky by starting this on a signature page not backed by other artwork. I was able to tear out this page, along with it's corresponding other half (in the signature) without too much fuss. I redid my collage work and prepped the background to match the other side of the spread. Now, to start again.