Wednesday, August 5, 2020

People & Interviews

Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917) was one of the art world’s original bad boys. His masterful bronze and marble figures made him one of the most famous and controversial artists of the nineteenth century. He left behind the traditional...
Friedrich von Schiller is one of Germany’s greatest dramatists, poets and literary theorists. Born in 1759, his very first play, The Robbers, was met with great acclaim and caused an uproar, which led to the playwright’s arrest and ban...
To be a creative person is to live this life to the fullest, to be creative in everything you do. This is your birthright as a human being.
"I grew up surrounded by art: prints of paintings by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne on the walls, Murano and Czech glass objects, tribal artifacts, books, music, ballet, antiques and, of course, nature."
Jean Grolier (1479–1565) was among history’s most discerning collectors of beautiful books and the first to develop a unique ornamental style of designs that became one of the most emulated worldwide. Although French, he preferred that his bindings follow...
"It’s hard for me to pick just one or even a few best things about the journals, I like the soft feel of the paper while I’m writing and that the ink from my pen doesn’t show through the pages."
In the narrow confines of a life crushed between literary celebrity and societal notoriety, Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) created some of the wittiest and most acute commentary on British society and manners ever written. With lacerating wit and...
Even though I spend much time working on the internet my passions are very much old-world! I'm fascinated with the Victorian and Edwardian eras and collect antique photographs.
"I’m the author of the Haanta Series: an ongoing, online romantic fantasy series recently published by Red Willow Press. I do have other pursuits, such as singing and being a perpetual reader of classics, but my true passion lies in writing."
"My favourite Paperblanks book is the Back Pocket Mini from the Pocket Companions Collection. I like the rugged look of the cover. Also, I like the round corner format. It fits easily in my back pocket."

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