Wednesday, December 1, 2021

People & Interviews

Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

As you may already be aware, every Tuesday on the Paperblanks Facebook page we feature creatives from all over the world and their artwork as part of our #PeopleOfPaperblanks series. Now, we have created a People of Paperblanks group where...
I really believe that through the respect, confidence and time you give your crafts, others will be drawn to this and come to respect and give your crafts the time that they deserve.
For our "X Questions With" series, we're speaking with talented individuals from around the world who have inspired us with their creativity and passion. If you have a story to tell or someone you'd like to see profiled, let...
"I was born in East-Berlin and 8 years old when the wall came down. Stepping into a new world I had only heard of, it was a truly overwhelming experience which signified for me freedom of creation, of beauty and the unexpected."
"I have painted for most of my life; I have written at various points too, sometimes as part of my job, less so for pleasure. But it was the re-evaluation that came with my middle years that brought the two creative forms together."
Saturday is International Friendship Day, and what better way to celebrate the meeting of like minds than to highlight some famous literary and artistic duos? Inspired by our Embellished Manuscripts Schiller, Letter to Goethe journal, we decided to take...
We recently found the coolest thing on the internet (well, if you love books like we do). Library Thing is a collaborative project from a community of nearly two million bibliophiles from around the world. By joining, you can compile your...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people’s journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. This week we are happy to welcome Carole Jacq, an art model and farmer from France who uses her Paperblanks notebooks as a diary and a sketchbook. Carole...
Today marks the 115th anniversary of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's birth. The French writer, aviator and all-around adventurer famously disappeared under mysterious circumstances during the Second World War. A highly accomplished pilot, there was speculation that he was suffering from depression and...
"The mysterious aspects of a single person fascinate me and portraiture – the study of faces - is what I specialize in to try to understand how emotions are expressed."