Friday, May 14, 2021

People & Interviews

Interviews with artists, authors and #PeopleOfPaperblanks.

"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."
Honoré de Balzac (1799 –1850) is renowned as one of the founders of realism in European literature. Some critics, including Émile Zola, consider him the father of the naturalist novel. He was also famous for a tremendous work ethic that...
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...
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 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....
Bruges-based Joke Boudens is a multidisciplinary artist whose wide range of works includes lettering, calligraphy, illustration and printmaking. Whimsical critters, exquisite hand lettering and intricate patterns featuring elements of geometry and tiny botanicals are a common thread in her work, but you...
This week we had the pleasure of getting to know Swedish writer and photographer, Maria-Thérèse Sommar. She is one of the proud winners of the NaNoWriMo writing challenge, and is now a published author! We had the chance to ask her...
You may find it surprising to learn that in all our years of creating journal covers based on world art, we've never featured the art of Gustav Klimt (1862–1918). Perhaps it was because his work is just so iconic that...
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...
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...

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