I finally finished my sample book and box for the nature journal class Melissa and I are teaching August 4-8 at Vita Art Center in Ventura.
I made a bunch of leaf prints and in the process discovered that Lumiere metallic paints and gel medium coat the leaves enough to preserve them. Or I think they do! Time will tell.
Here are LOTS of photos (click on each photo to enlarge):
I think it turned out pretty well!