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Re: Fw: fore-edge redux
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Fw: fore-edge redux
- From: patriot@MIP.NET
- Date: Mon, 21 Apr 1997 13:54:49 -0100
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Practically none, it should be to all appearances "invisible" and nothing
but just possible "flecks of color" along the edge. Ideally, so little you
wouldn't be able to see anything at all, certainly not a "small stripe of
painting" down each edge as your question implies. <g>
At 01:47 PM 4/21/97 -0400, you wrote:
>How much of the picture shows up on each individual page? Can you see a
>slim sliver of watercolor on each page? I looked at some of the wonderful
>Canadian whaling scenes on the web page mentioned earlier on this thread.
>Does the fan expose 1/16" of each page, or more? less? It wahard to tell
>on an electronic picture and I have never seen this before.
>> From: patriot@MIP.NET
>> To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
>> Subject: Re: fore-edge redux
>> Date: Monday, April 21, 1997 10:06 AM
>> Briefly, with a clamp fan the foredge of the book into a wedge. With
>> rather dry watercolors, paint a scene on that foredge -while it is
>> "fanned". When dry, release the clamp and the edge goes back to square
>> the picture "vanishes" until the foredge is fanned again. The foredge
>> be gilded or even marbled which would remove any trace of the painting
>> hide it's presence completely. It can even have two paintings by doing
>> same thing with the foredge fanned in the opposite direction.
>> At 12:38 PM 4/21/97 -0400, you wrote:
>> >Could you please explain what "foredge painting" is? Much thanks.