Tuesday, May 21, 2019

People & Interviews

Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

The public has voted and the results are in for our Seize the Summer competition. Thank you to everyone who submitted entries and voted for their favourite #PaperblanksMoment. With over 1000 votes we are (pleasantly) overwhelmed by the number of people...
This week we had such a wonderful time getting to know French artist Marie Landreau. Her work is exceptionally beautiful and is recognised by many throughout France and beyond. She has been guest of honour at several notable events...
You may find it surprising to learn that in all our years of creating journal covers based on world art, we've never featured the art of Gustav Klimt (1862–1918). Perhaps it was because his work is just so iconic that...
You'd be hard pressed to name another family that has enriched the Western literary canon in the way that the Brontë sisters have. They wrote novels whose profoundness, subversive characters and fierce emotions stirred the rigid society of Victorian...
This month on #PeopleOfPaperblanks we had the pleasure of sitting down with Peter Dorey, an established landscape painter in the UK. We chat to him all about his current projects, where he gets his inspiration and his plans for...
A little bit about Sophie Name: Sophie Dupont Age: 36 Location: Bouveret / Switzerland Favourite places to travel: Ireland Passions: Drawing, painting, reading, movies, board games, role-play (like Dungeon & Dragons for instance) Education/Training: Swiss Federal Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, illustration drawing at Atelier Art &...
This Sunday, April 15th would have been Leonardo da Vinci's 566th birthday – making today the perfect time to celebrate this original Renaissance Man. Leonardo's works in the realm of art, particularly painting and anatomical sketches, are well celebrated, but...
To celebrate our 25th anniversary, we're giving away 25 journals! We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who entered our #Paperblanks25 competition and who has supported us over the years. We absolutely love creating Paperblanks journals and...
Our new Olena's Garden journal series features the vibrant and captivating work of Olena Skytsiuk, a celebrated Petrykivka artist. Since the 17th century, Petrykivka painting has been a common sight in the Cossack settlements of the Dnyepr River region of...
This week, as part of our People of Paperblanks series, we had the pleasure of speaking with Janeczka Prinsloo, a bubble goth illustrator from Australia who goes by the name Nekka. Nekka is a wildly creative and quirky artist who...

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