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Re: [BKARTS] Brussels



Thank you, Hilary!  These sound like such
fun...especially the playing card location...I can
only imagine!

Best,

Judi

--- Hilary Lorenz <Hilary@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Here is some info on places in Belgium:
> 
> Also in Antwerp is Peppermill art shop which has
> 100's of papers and tools,
> I have bought intaglio tools there that are not
> available in the US.(I can
> look for the address if you like)
> 
> About 30 minutes east of Antwerp in Tournout it the
> Nationaal Museum van de
> Speelkaart, Druivenstraat  18, 2300 in Turnhout. It
> is the National Museum
> of Playing Cards which is connected to playing card
> factory. Apparently the
> factory prints almost 80% of all cards in the world.
> It currently has a
> wonderful exhibition on the historical use of
> playing cards as a replacement
> for expensive paper. The museum is amazing.
> 
> Forty-five minutes east of Antwerp in Kasterlee is
> the Frans Masereel
> Center. A printmaking residency program with has two
> vandercook presses, and
> a studio for lithography complete with stones, a
> separate etching studio,
> and two separate buildings for silkscreen, one for
> printing and one for the
> darkroom. The are available with application for a
> three week stay.
> http://www.wvc.vlaanderen.be/fransmasereelcentrum/.
> I have made books and
> prints there.
> 
> Have Fun!
> 
>
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