The Sunday Paper Blog

November 8, 2014

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We’ve all seen this use for cardboard – signs held by the homeless. I admire the artist Willie Baronet for the ways he has connected with and supported the homeless. Check out his project We Are All Homeless. I’m …

November 1, 2014

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Did anyone in NYC catch Paper Music last week, the latest project in an ongoing collaboration between the Johannesburg-born visual artist William Kentridge and his South African compatriot Philip Miller?

I’m excited that paper cutter and illustrator extraordinaire Béatrice Coron …

October 28, 2014

Playing With Paper Kits

Today’s post features the new Playing With Paper Kits, which I recently launched in my on-line store. 

My mother always encouraged me to make handmade gifts, and for a few years, she even hired me to make her holiday …

October 25, 2014

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This is the 26th edition of The Sunday Paper – it’s been half a year already! Today, I’m reporting from Lincoln, Nebraska, where I’m lecturing and teaching at the University of Nebraska and collaborating with master woodcut artist Karen Kunc

October 18, 2014

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I’m still not a big e-reader, but this origami-inspired kindle ad by Mirada Studios might convert me.

I’ve seen a lot of paper cuts, but these three sculptures by Nahoko Kojima are incredible. I guess that is why they were …

October 14, 2014

A Visit to The University of the Arts

I spent a week in Philadelphia recently (can you see the LOVE sculpture above? – it was a rainy day!), and I was a visiting artist at the University of the Art (UARTS) for a day, where an old coworker …

October 11, 2014

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Here are five fun Halloween paper crafts that I’ve found on-line. Enjoy!

1. Origami Pumpkin Lanterns

I love the glow of a lantern, especially as the days grow shorter. Personally, I’m challenged when it comes to this type of origami …

October 7, 2014

Holiday Gift Making!

Forgive me if this seems like a bit of an infomercial, but a girl has to do her marketing! And pardon me if you receive a message like this twice in the next day or two. If you live in …

October 4, 2014

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I wasn’t expecting these materials when I first looked at this piece by artists Gerlinde Gruber, Christine Strempel and Matthäus Jiszda, as seen on Fubiz.

A few years ago, I received a piece of fan mail from a professor at …

September 30, 2014

Movable Book Society Conference Observations

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Movable Book Society’s semi-annual conference in Philadelphia. I was invited to give a talk about my book Playing With Pop-Ups, which features many of the paper …