A very cool technique for painting ‘dreamy’ leaves from Linda at Booksphotographsandartwork!

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Paint a leaf with colors of your choice.

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Press the leaf onto the paper.
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Gage it to see if you will have the right shape.

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With more water manipulate the paint into the leaf shape on whatever parts did not transfer. You will get a softer more dreamy effect this way.

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Add stems and little dots and specks of color like you normally find on leaves.

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