IN THIS EXERCISE, YOU WILL MAKE PRINTED ART USING A LEAF, OR YOU CAN PRINT WITH ANOTHER FOUND OBJECT IF YOU PREFER. FIND REFERENCES IN NATURE OR AROUND THE HOUSE. HOW ABOUT THAT JUNK DRAWER WHERE EVERYTHING ENDS UP? TRY BUBBLE WRAP, A CLEAN NEW SPONGE, OR A PAPER TOWEL WITH DIVOTS PRESSED INTO THE PAPER. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS RUN A TEST PRINT ON SCRAP PAPER BEFORE MAKING A FINAL PRINT.
Newspaper or large craft paper
Paint or ink pad (color depends on paper color)
Round sponge brush with flat bottom
Fresh leaf (needs to be flexible)
White, tan, black, or gray smooth lightweight or heavy cardstock
1. Cover your work space with newspaper or large craft paper.
2. Place paint ...