The Sunday Paper Blog

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 …

September 3, 2022

Off the Shelf

The Sunday Paper #428

September 4, 2022

I’m honored to be in a book arts exhibition that just opened in Fort Collins, CO. Off the Shelf: Contemporary Book Arts in Colorado exhibits artists that innovate and defy our conceptual framework …

August 27, 2022

A Sheet of Paper Casts a Shadow

The Sunday Paper #427

August 28, 2022

I hosted the Red Cliff Paper Retreat this past week in my Colorado studio. What a delight to meet in person after a 2-year hiatus. This was my 7th retreat with several who …

August 20, 2022

Papermaking from Plant to Page

The Sunday Paper #426

August 21, 2022

Today is my daughter’s golden birthday: she turns 21 on August 21st. Happy Birthday, Lucah! I visited her in Portland in June – here we are on a hike in the Columbia River …

August 13, 2022

Helen’s Handmades

The Sunday Paper #425

August 14, 2022

I’ve been going through my flat files and organizing my papers (an annual tradition that is necessary, because as soon as I get them organized, the disorganization begins, sigh). I gathered up all …