Thursday, January 27, 2022

People & Interviews

Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

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...
Today in our #PeopleOfPaperblanks interview we are thrilled to welcome talented French artist Arkane to the Endpaper Blog. Arkane’s portraits combine an intriguing mix of bold strokes and painstaking detail found in a supple fold of fabric or a wayward lock of hair....
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...
Francisco Javier Palomares is an emerging contemporary artist whose work comments on historical narratives and present-day social challenges, such as gentrification and immigration. By seamlessly blending the style of fine art masters and the vibrancy of his Mexican heritage,...
Name: Agnès Abécassis Age: It's seven fifty-five, and the weather is cloudy (always glad to show my high level of understanding the English language. And I will let you imagine my accent!) City/Town: Paris (don't you see my beret?) Country: France (parlez-vous...
Have you tried out the Paperblanks Journal Prompts App yet? It’s filled with over a hundred introspective and inspiring prompts for your journalling and creative writing. And every month we add new sketchbook prompts especially designed to inspire visual artists! Join the...
Our Peek Inside… series takes a look inside people's personal journals to celebrate their imagination and inspire others. Send us an email if you have a project that you would like to be featured. This month we get an insider's...
As the director of films like Pan's Labyrinth and Hellboy, Guillermo del Toro is known for bringing the strange creations of his own imagination to the big screen. But just how do these fantastical creatures go from the daydreams...
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...
Every year since 1949, the United States has designated May as Mental Health Awareness Month. The theme for May 2014 is "Mind Your Health," and it should serve as an important reminder for all of us of the effects...