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Re: [teacherartexchange] Leaf Recipe

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ginmick_at_TeacherArtExchange
Date: Mon Jun 20 2005 - 17:56:53 PDT


Michal:

Yes, that's the problem: not finding enough leaves, or even entire leaves!

Ginnie

> Wow - I didn't know you could "make" your own! I get mine out of my stream -
> the running water seems to do magic. Unfortuately I don't find enough to do
> much of anything with.
> ~Michal
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> > I'm searching for a recipe that will reduce a leaf to its skeletal form,
> > that is, so just the veins show. I found one recipe that requires boiling
> > the leaves in 100 percent caustic soda (aka sodium hydroxide, aka lye),
> > rinsing and soaking them in bleach, then rinsing. Does anyone know of a
> > recipe that uses less hazardous substances? Or that is less complex?
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