Friday, October 18, 2013

Fore Edge Painting

Books and art have always had a really close relationship, but not always in the most obvious ways...

Here is an old form of book art: handpainted scenes on page edges, that can only be seen if the pages are bent a little.

Have a look at the link below, and imagine the patience the artist had to have - all to make a piece of hidden artwork!

fore-edge paintings gif



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