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[BKARTS] Fore-Edge Painting Workshop Announcement

Fore-Edge Painting Lecture and Workshops April 8-10, 2005

       The Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries are pleased to
sponsor, The Curious Art of Fore-Edge Painting, presented by Martin
Frost at the Milton S. Eisenhower Library in Baltimore, Maryland.

       Designed to appeal to both painters and book workers
(conservators, binders, book artists and crafts people) of all levels,
the program will include an illustrated lecture describing the genesis
and progress of this little known art form and will feature painted
books from the artist's own collection.  The one-day, hands-on
workshop will teach the techniques of English water coloring onto

       Martin Frost teaches fore-edge painting in England and has
taught the art in Northern California.  He has painted over 3,000
book-edges and his work can be found in many institutions, national and
private collections worldwide.

The Lecture When: Friday, April 8, 2005 Time: 6:00 to 9:00pm Fee: free

The Workshops (Presented on both Saturday and Sunday)
When:  Saturday, April 9, 2005 and Sunday, April 10, 2005
Time for Each: 9am to 5pm
Fee:  $250.00, plus cost of supplies $60 (for pre-gilded book, clamp,
and instructional booklet)

For more information about the workshop and registration, please
contact Martha Edgerton at (410-516-4677) or Martha.Edgerton@xxxxxxxx

Martha Edgerton, Chief Conservator Preservation Department Milton S. Eisenhower Library Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD 21218 410-516-4677 410-516-4355 (fax) martha.edgerton@xxxxxxx

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