The Sunday Paper Blog

January 20, 2015

Paper Shops

Almost 25 years ago, on a short trip to Japan, I visited my first paper store. I don’t recall many details about the shop, except that I was inspired to learn everything I could about handmade paper after that trip. …

January 17, 2015

The Sunday Paper #38

In the Studio: Every September I open my studio for the Red Cliff Paper Retreat, three days of creating with paper in the Colorado Rockies. This year’s retreat has a theme: Paper Panels. We will focus on panel structures including …

January 13, 2015

Alphabet Books

In seventh grade, I discovered calligraphy and spent time in the library at school studying the books they had and practiced my hand lettering. I’m sure that I could pick up a calligraphy pen now, after all of these years, …

January 10, 2015

The Sunday Paper #37

In the Studio: I’m teaching workshops around the West in the coming months, and I hope that some of you can join me!

I’ll be teaching a two-day workshop called Paper Balloons, Tubes & Vessels at the San Francisco Center …

January 6, 2015

Seeing is Believing

How do you learn best? I’m a kinesthetic learner, although once I grasp a subject and have a tactile experience, I can absorb more information through reading and seeing examples. Wikipedia’s definition of the term: Kinesthetic Learning (also known as …

January 3, 2015

The Sunday Paper #36

Happy New Year! Here’s to a great year for all of us.

In the Studio: I’m hard at work creating a new artists’ book. Interluceo will pass through many hands. I am creating the watermarked cotton papers plus abaca sheets …

December 27, 2014

The Sunday Paper #35

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Did you catch the paper holiday decorations at The White House? Jen Lange created four Dioramas made from paper cutouts depicting winter scenes, which served as centerpieces …

December 23, 2014

Happy Holidays 2014!

Here’s a holiday card from me to you. Thanks to all of you who contributed words during the past 26 days – here they all are (most of them at least). And thanks to everyone for following along on my …

December 20, 2014

The Sunday Paper #34

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I’m not a big video game player (never have been) but I might have to check this one out. Lumino City (love the name) is a video game …

December 13, 2014

The Sunday Paper # 33

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As we head towards the beginning of another year, here’s a cool pop-up pull out calendar made from paper (as seen on Designboom). The only problem is, …