The Sunday Paper Blog

December 3, 2022

Tissue Paper Plumes

The Sunday Paper #438

December 4, 2022

Happy December everyone! I’m working on a series of how-to videos about the steps in the papermaking process. Gosh, there are a lot of them! Here I am, getting ready to give you …

November 26, 2022

The Light Streams Towards You From All things

The Sunday Paper #437

November 27, 2022

We’re wrapping up the second year of monthly projects in The Paper Year, and I can’t tell you how much I’ve enjoyed this adventure and seeing how this amazing group responds to …

November 19, 2022

Advent of Tessellations

The Sunday Paper #436

November 20, 2022

I had the pleasure of interviewing Susan Ruptash on Paper Talk. Ruptash is a Toronto washi artist who works with handmade heritage washi, exploring the properties and possibilities of paper. Ruptash’s career …

November 12, 2022

Light Filtering through Paper

The Sunday Paper #435

November 13, 2022

When I visited Japan for the first time shortly after graduating from college, my mother and I stayed in a traditional Inn (ryokan) in Kyoto. I hadn’t become involved with paper yet, although …

November 5, 2022

Paying it Forward

The Sunday Paper #434

November 6, 2022

Are you up early today (those of you who live places that observe daylight savings time)?

I have a new intern in the studio! Madeline Good is spending the month of November here, …

October 29, 2022

One-Piece Packaging Solutions

The Sunday Paper #433

October 30, 2022

As you might imagine, I’m a collector of how-to books about paper crafts and papermaking. One of my early acquisitions was this book, by Paul Jackson, and I refer to his well-known …

October 22, 2022

Orthopedics as Told Through the Art of Papercraft

The Sunday Paper #432

October 23, 2022

I started a short memoir writing class this week through my local community college. Ever since I read Margaret Davis’ book, China Under The Covers, I’ve been thinking about writing my own memoir. …

October 14, 2022

Italy 2022

The Sunday Paper #431

October 16, 2022

Happy Sunday!

I’ve returned from my working vacation in Italy and France, where I spent two weeks teaching at ICA Arts in Monte Castello di Vibio, followed by a week long vacation …

September 16, 2022

Looks Good on Paper

The Sunday Paper #430

September 18, 2022

If you’re reading this on Sunday, I will have just arrived at ICA Arts in Monte Castello di Vibio, where I’m teaching for the next two weeks. I’ll be in Europe through …

September 10, 2022

Paper + Color

The Sunday Paper #429

September 11, 2022, A Day of Remembrance

I invite a guest artist to teach a surface design workshop every quarter in The Paper Year. We explore working ‘on’ paper instead of ‘with’ paper for a change …