Hapa zome – Leaf Bashing

You all created some very good results when this was set as a daily challenge – a natural way to create leaf prints onto cloth.

What you will need:

A piece of cotton cloth/paper, A rubber hammer or wooden rolling pin, Something like a chopping board, A collection of fresh leaves all different shapes and colours if possible

Step 1: Place a leaf onto a flat, smooth surface.

Step 2: Cover it with the fabric or paper. Try to hold this in the same position whilst bashing so you get a nice clear print.

Step 3: Gently tap the leaves underneath the fabric to release the colours, tap until the colours come through the fabric

Step 4: Continue tapping until you have covered the whole area.

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