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Botanical Printing - Part 2 - Capturing the Autumn Colors

"Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."
            - Albert Camus

Once you've learned the simple technique of botanical printing, you can move on to some experimentation.

Look to the post, Botanical Printing  - Part 1, in the category, 
Mini Masterpieces, for the detailed directions of botanical printing.

To celebrate Autumn, squeeze out a bit of acrylic paint in the season's colors onto a coated paper plate.

You can use any number of shades. I applied brown, orange, red, yellow and green.


With a small sponge, dab the colors onto the vein side of the leaf, in  a random order.

Make sure to cover the whole leaf, but do not apply the paint heavily. 


As explained in Part 1, gently place the leaf, paint side down onto a sheet of white paper. Cover with a catalog page. Press and smooth over the entire leaf.   
Lift the page and leaf . You then have........

The Finished Product - A beautiful fall leaf botanical print!

6 Comments to Botanical Printing - Part 2 - Capturing the Autumn Colors:

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test on Sunday, May 27, 2018 3:01 AM
Reply to comment on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 4:33 AM
Autumn is an attractive and beautiful season. I love this season as compared to any other season. Well it makes me remind of someone who is truly beloved and close to my heart.
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Must see on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 12:42 AM
season. I love this season.
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do my paper for me on Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:08 AM
Art is everything for me because if you are an artist so whole world knows you and your work because of your achievements, education and passion in that particular field.
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Blade Runner Jacket on Saturday, June 30, 2018 6:09 AM
I am now not sure where you are getting your information, but great topic. I needs to spend a while finding out more or figuring out more. Thanks for great information I was looking for this info for my project.
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Star Lord Jacket on Thursday, August 02, 2018 5:02 AM
This is the really great post.
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