Thursday, September 27, 2012

Leaf Prints

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The table was ready for leaf printing this morning
and I thought I would give it a try.
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I realized I rolled too much paint onto the surface
and it came off with my print, making it blurred.
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But I soon learned that the children used more control
when applying paint to their leaves, therefore wasn’t a problem.
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After applying the paint they covered the leaf with a piece of paper.
Then used a brayer and rolled over the paper.
sept 27 013 I love his focus.  Notice the tongue.

When lifting the print, the leaf often stuck to the paper. 
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Difficult to tell though because the placemat is showing the reflection.

We used a variety of leaves with pleasing results.
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