Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Link: One more good reason we need physical books in our lives . . .

Yes, I have (and use) a Kindle, but to me nothing beats the feel, look, and smell of a real, live book. Books offer such possibility . . . each one's a gift, a surprise, a secret revealed. Here's one more secret some books offer us: paintings that are revealed only when the pages of the book are fanned out somewhat. Here's a quick video that shows you what I mean — much better than I'm describing it:

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/09/fore-edge-book-paintings/

Carol Leigh

3 comments:

  1. Amazing books. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Carol...Thanks, I didn't know these books existed. What patience, what incredible skill. Isn't it amazing what humans are capable of doing? The creative mind knows no bounds.

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  3. Can you imagine what it was like for the person to have discovered these paintings? What an incredible surprise!

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