Autumn Leaves

Whilw I was searching for how to preserve the colors of the leaves in autumn, I decided to make a chandelier from the leaves.

The leaves has to wait in the mixture of 50% glycerine and 50% water for about 10 days. This would make the leaves more flexible and it would prevent the breaking of the leaves.

After drying the leaves in between the paper tissues, I placed them into a special tray:

The tray was made of 2×2 sticks and one side was covered with a transparent plastic. Then I applied the epoxy mixture and wait for it to dry.

The back side was to contain a led strip with a 12v transformer:

Then the system was hanged onto the ceiling:

2016-12-20

 

 

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