Monday, February 6, 2023

People of Paperblanks

Interviews with artists, authors and real-life journallers.

Sometimes at the Endpaper Blog we get the unique opportunity to offer a platform to creative journallers from around the world. We’ve recently partnered with Natalie Carranceja – a mental health advocate and avid journaller – here in our...
"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."
Today marks the 300th birthday of one of history's great revolutionary thinkers - a man who changed the faces of philosophy, musical composition and literature (not to mention the inventor of the autobiographical form) - Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778). Rousseau's effective...
“Japanese people unconsciously experience the action of folding on a daily basis, and therefore encounter various folded forms. I think there must be a special meaning for Japanese people through this everyday practice of folding.A particular charm occurs in...
"I grew up amidst fields and forests in a small village in Austria. Our neighbor was an 80-year old German writer, war veteran and well-travelled wise man and as a child I became intrigued by his stories about the world outside of my small village."
"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."
"In her book On Writing, Annie Dillard tells of being asked by a reader “Who will teach me to write?” Her answer? The page, the page."
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...
Today, July 18th, marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, an occasion that she would probably be surprised to find us celebrating as her novels were originally published anonymously and she found very little fame during her lifetime. Well Jane,...
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...