HOW TO PRESSED PLANTS for Reference, Art, Cards & Herbarium
Pressing plants for a Herbarium* has been used by botanists for hundreds of years.
Pressed plants are remarkably durable and are good for artwork, greeting cards or framed to hang on the wall.
For more information about the inspiration for pressing plants, please download this pdf file.
* Definition: A collection of dried plants mounted, labeled, and systematically arranged for use in scientific study. A place or institution where such a collection is kept.
"The Art of Pressing Plants"
Download this simple pdf file on how to make your own plant press (see below).
Works featuring real leaves and pressed flowers with painted images over and around them can be found
in the Mother Earth, Botanicals and Weather Series.
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