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Leaf Print Decorative Piece | Paper Craft > Paper Mache

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Difficulty Level Intermediate
Leaf Print Decorative Piece | Hobbyideas

Leaf Print Decorative Piece

 

Leaf Print Decorative Piece


 

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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take a glass or a plastic plate as a mould and place it on the table face down.

STEP 2
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Take paper pulp
(To make the paper pulp mix small piece of paper in water mixed with Fevicol MR and leave it to soak for few hours, you may grind it in the mixer or mash it with your hands to make the pulp)

STEP 3
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Take a leaf with good textured veins and as big as the plate size. Place it face down on the plate.

STEP 4
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Take paper pulp and start creating a layer on and around the leaf.

STEP 5
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Create a paper pulp layer of about 5mm thickness.Leave it to dry for a day.

STEP 6
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Once hardened remove it from the plate and leave it to dry completely.

STEP 7
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Paint the leaf with Pearl Metallic Gold. Leave it to dry.

STEP 8
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Paint the remaining area and the rear side of the paper plate in a shade made by mixing Pearl Metallic Gold and Pearl Metallic Black.

STEP 9
Leaf Print Decorative Piece - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

You may keep it as a centre table piece or hang it on the wall for decoration.

you will need

Fevicol MR, Fevicryl Color Pearl Metallic Gold 352, Pearl Metallic Black 917, Fine Art Brushes, Water Container, Colour Palette, Glass Or a Plastic Plate, Newspaper, Tissue Paper, Bowl. A Leaf From Your Garden

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