Wednesday, December 1, 2021

People & Interviews

Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

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...
"Most of my life I have been an artist and designer although I have a degree in liberal arts, not fine arts, and actually did little training for what I ended up doing for a living."
Behold the marvels of outer space and undersea! In our Fantastic Voyages series, wondrous characters embark upon a journey into pure possibility. Featuring artwork by American artist James C. Christensen (1942–2017), these two designs showcase a lavish and layered style. The...
Joe Whale, better known as The Doodle Boy, might be only 11 years old but he’s already a thriving artist. His bold, deceptively simple drawings using a black marker have taken the internet by storm, and his list of...
Today marks ten years since we lost Laurel Burch (1945–2007), a singularly unique voice in the art scene. From her humble beginnings in Southern California to the successful merchandising empire she built around her designs, Laurel was a great...
Every year May 12th is recognized as International Nurses Day. Chosen because it is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, the day marks the contributions that nurses make to our society. The power and...
At Paperblanks, we are firm believers in the importance of personal storytelling and the need to empower writers in our community. This week we want to spotlight Megaphone and the significant work they are doing by creating meaningful work...
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (1813–1901) stands out as one of the greatest Italian composers to write opera. Born to a family of modest means near Busseto, Verdi developed his musical skill with the help of local patrons. He, like...
There is magic and a quiet sense of tranquility in Anja Jane’s work. The Vancouver-based artist has translated her deep connection to Mother Nature into intricate art prints and postcards featuring nature scenes from North America, from the lavish jungle of...
At the heart of Paperblanks is a celebration of human creativity and culture. And what better way to back that up by showcasing diverse artists on our journal covers? From our first releases in 1992 right up until our...