Leaf printing, have done this with stones. Bash leaves with stones against flat surface/paving slab to leave a print

20+ Nature Crafts for Kids

DIY Leaf print for cards: Place a fresh leaf in between a sheet of paper and a paper towel. Tap it with a hammer and it leaves the outline of the leaf.

leah bartholomew

leah bartholomew (The Jealous Curator)

Do this with tree pictures liz orton (The Jealous Curator)

liz orton (The Jealous Curator)

Fractured landscapes that look, to me, like delicate pastel irises.This is the work of UK based photographer Liz Orton, from Deltiologies – “a series of collages that both celebrates and challenges the tradition of landscape photography.

Zipperlegs.  A3 paper collage.   by Robert Colquhoun.

by Robert Colquhoun. combination of geometric,natural forms and negative space creates a strong unusual aesthetic. Could use the outline of a leaf and fill the shape with photos and drawings for a digital print.


Inspiring artist of the week! Enjoy the pretty collage artworks by Sarah Key, below my fave.