Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

John Lennon wasn't just an accomplished lyricist and songwriter, he was also an extremely talented visual artist who studied at the Liverpool College of Art. By the time he was murdered in 1980, Lennon had filled countless sketchbooks and...
This Saturday is Robbie Burns Day, an increasingly universal celebration of all things Scottish. Named for the famous 18th-century poet and lyricist, Scotland's "favourite son" Robert Burns, the day has been adopted around the world as a chance to...
This weekend the 56th annual Grammy Awards will honour some of the greatest musical achievements of the past year. An impending event of this calibre got us thinking: How different is the art of songwriting from the novel and...
The work of artists you admire is no doubt an inspiration for your own creative output. But it's rare that an artist takes the actual work of someone they look up to and repurposes it into a new artistic...
The genre of science fiction is used to satirically reflect modern-day society. The most skilled authors do this while crafting fantastical stories, set in other worlds or future eras, that also stand on their own as readable works of...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imaginations and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we're taking a look...
It's hard to believe that 2014 is already upon us and another holiday season has come and gone. Hopefully you all had a chance to reconnect with loved ones before the end of last year. If you're like us...
Paperblanks® are always great gift ideas, and we love seeing how happy they've made people over the holidays! It looks like 2014 dayplanners were especially popular this year, with lots of Paperblanks® users taking to Instagram to post their...
Just as journals are not solely the medium of writers, sketchbooks are not for visual artists alone. In our new Endpaper Blog series, Famous Sketchbooks, we'll take an insider's view at the sketches and drawings of some notable figures...
Beatrice Wood was an American artist and potter and the partial inspiration behind the character of Rose in James Cameron's Titanic. From 1930 to 1934 she kept a diary chronicling her daily activities in a series of short sentences....

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