very pretty effect - watercolours liberally onto paper, then leaves, cover with cling film then leave to dry under a weight
Pinner wrote: These pictures and their accompanying text are taken from a beautiful old book on tree identification written by R. ST. Barbe Baker, the self-styled founder of the wonderfully-named The Men of the Trees, an organization I know nothing about, but wish I had belonged to. The book came out in the 1940's, so all of it is now copyright free.
Fall Leaf Mandala for the Wall... they doodled on the leaves w/ metallic sharpies, then gave them a coat of modge podge (so they'd be flexible and strong enough to be handled repeatedly), and used sticky tack to arrange them in a circle design on the wall.
Watercolors, Leaves and Saran Wrap :: A New Way to Make Leaf Prints! - The Artful Parent
Open-ended Art, Printing and Stamping Ideas with Leaves - Fun and Inspiring for Kids and Produce Gorgeous Results. Even Grown-Ups Can Enjoy; and Adapt on Fabric, too