The first alternate approach that I tried was "table printing". This is basically a monoprinting technique, but done on a table top! I spread printing ink across my dining room table and drew into the ink using a bbq skewer. I tried creating a variety of lines.
I used black paper to create a print. Unfortunately, there were some little specs that prevented my print from being a true success.
Packing Tape Transfers
For my second approach, I tried the packing tape transfer technique. First I took one of my favorite pictures of my son and manipulated it in an app called "prisma". Below are some examples of the manipulations.