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Leaf Prints

Leaf Prints

Leaf Prints

Just follow the steps down to make it.
Leaf Prints

Things Required

flowers or leaves to print, watercolor or other rough, acid-free paper, selection of hammers, hard work surface, paper towels, scissors, pen, tweezers, acrylic finishing spray .
Leaf Prints

Step 1

Trim any chunky or squishy bits off of the plants and arrange them on your watercolor paper.
Leaf Prints

Step 2

Cover the plant with 2-3 layers of paper towels.
Leaf Prints

Step 3

On the paper towels, sketch the borders of the area you'll need to hammer.
Leaf Prints

Step 4

Start by making small, even taps using the flat side of one of the hammers. This will set the flowers or leaves in place.
Leaf Prints

Step 5

Peel back the paper towel to check your progress.
Leaf Prints

Step 6

These leaves look pretty well smashed.
Leaf Prints

Step 7

Now peel away the leaf to reveal the print.
Leaf Prints

Step 8

The more natural-looking, red parts of this print came from cross-peen hammer action.
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Step 10

Once your print is to your liking, you can spray it with UV-protective acrylic spray to help keep the colors bright.
Leaf Prints

Step 11

Enjoy this project.


    • Q. What did the fish say when he swam into the wall?
      click here to know the answer
      A. Dam!
    • Q. What did the ground say to the earthquake?
      click here to know the answer
      A. You crack me up!
    • Q. Why was 6 afraid of 7?
      click here to know the answer
      A. Because 789!
    • “A picture is worth a thousand words.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
    • “I came, I saw, I conquered.” – Julius Caesar
    • “A man is great by deeds, not by birth.” – Chanakya
    • Cleanliness is next to godliness.

      One should always be clean.
    • You can't always get what you want.

      Don't complain when you don't get what you want.
    • Beggars can't be choosers.

      If you're asking for a favor from someone else, be happy in whatever they do for you.
    • Teacher: Ramu, why do you always get so dirty?
      Ramu: Well, I'm a lot closer to the ground than you are.
    • Mother: What did you learn in school today?
      Son: How to write.
      Mother: What did you write?
      Son: I don't know, they haven't taught us how to read yet!
    • Teacher: Class, we will have only half days school this morning.
      Class: Hooray!
      Teacher: We will have the other half this afternoon.

cool facts!

  • A male hippo is called a Bull and female hippo is called a cow.
  • Hippos live in herds in their own territories. They are possessive about their territories and can break into a fight with other hippos over territories.
  • The thick sweat that their skin excretes looks like blood.
  • The male hippo leads the group while the females come behind with the young calves.
  • Only a young hippo can swim under water not the adult ones.


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September 4
George Eastman patented his roll-film camera and registered the Kodak trademark.


1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wires are strung across the U.S
Laughing lowers the levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system.
Originally, BMW was an airplane engine manufacturer.
Jupiter's moon Ganymede, is larger than planet mercury.
Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
Karate actually originated in India, but was further developed in China.
The hummingbird is the only bird that can fly backwards.
A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its own body.
The University of Alaska stretches over 4 time zones.
The name Adidas comes from the name of the founder, Adolf Dassler.
There are 41,806 different spoken languages in the world today.
The online directory Yahoo, actually stands for 'Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle'.
A snowflake can take up to a hour to fall from the cloud to the surface of the Earth.
Making noise while eating soup is considered a good thing in China.
Canada is an Indian word meaning, "Big Village".
The eye is the second most complex organ you possess after the brain.
The sloth moves so slowly that green algae can grow undisturbed on its fur!
Adolf Hitler's mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.
Bubble Gum contains rubber.
All lilies are poisonous to cats.
The speed of a typical raindrop is 17 miles per hour.
It is impossible to sneeze and keep one's eyes open at the same time.
A male baboon can kill a leopard.
A mosquito can smell the carbon dioxide you exhale from about 60 to 75 feet away.
Fidgeting can burn about 350 calories a day.
The two most common names in Japan are Sato and Suzuki
The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!
The human nose can identify over 10000 different types of odours.
The human brain is insensitive to pain.
Your skeleton keeps growing until you are about 35, after that you begin to shrink.
The Alps is the most densely populated mountain area in the world.
SONY was originally called 'Totsuken'.
The average iceberg weighs 20,000,000 tonnes!
The U.S has the highest dog population in the world.
When a puppy is born, he is blind, deaf and toothless.
On average, we breathe 12 and 18 times a minute.
A comets tail always points away from the sun
The hooded pitohui of Papua, New Guinea is the only known poisonous bird in the world.
Rats can tell the difference between two human languages.
Reindeer’s like to eat bananas.
Most household dust is made of dead skin cells.
You have no sense of smell when you are sleeping!
Mosquitoes prefer children to adults, blondes to brunettes.
Astronauts get taller when they are in space.
The wild panda's diet consists of 99% bamboo.
The pacific ocean contains about 25,000 islands.
Goldfish have a memory span of about 3 - 5 seconds.
The original name of Bank of America was Bank of Italy.

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