Bad leaves make good prints.
A brilliant and thought-provoking snail is a skillful draftsman, making sense of dead leaves for perfect soft ground copper >etching prints.
Snails make amazing skeletonized leaves by etching out the green layer of freshly dead leaves, artistic slugs cautiously avoid barking up the wrong tree.
Skeletonizing leaves helps copper plate soft-ground etching exposing the graphic design of botanical leaves vein skeletons.
Snail art is distinguished by its deep feeling for dead leaves and a peaceful pilgrimage in search of art. Copper plate etching of snail-eaten leaf (La Réunion island).
Geometry of saskatoon berry leaves (juneberry)
Not yet ready for soft ground etching.