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Nature Leaf Watercolor

Using any kind of leaves we can find in nature, together we'll create a unique watercolor that focuses on the details of leaves!


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- Leaves

Watercolor Paper



- Water




Step 1: Pick leaves off of a house plant or go on a nature walk and pick some leaves off of trees. Be sure to pick many different types of leaves.

Step 2: Watercolor a space large enough to place your leaf on watercolor paper.

Step 3: Place your leaf over the watercolored area and watercolor around its edges in a slightly different color.

Step 4: Let your watercolor paper dry before removing the leaves.

Step 5: Trace over the watercolored leaves in sharpie. Be sure to take note of all of the details in the leaves.


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