The Sunday Paper Blog

January 15, 2013

Artist Profile: Jill Powers

I’ve known the artist Jill Powers and have admired her work for several years, but lucky for me, I moved to her state (Colorado) and she came for a studio visit (my first!) when she was in the Vail Valley …

January 8, 2013

My 10 Top Paper Picks

When I tell strangers what I do, it usually includes some sentiment about how small the field of paper art is. But even though it is small, I had no trouble coming up with this list of 10 of my …

December 31, 2012

Happy New Year: A Paper Ball

While thinking about the ball dropping in Times Square, my mind went to … paper balls!

So here goes, 10 Paper Balls for the countdown to midnight. Happy New Year to One and All!

10. Check out these amazing woven

December 25, 2012

1: A Christmas Giveaway!

Merry Christmas one and all! Regardless of your holiday tradition or religious persuasion, I am happy to be connected to you through our shared love of paper! Thanks to all of you who have sent loving notes about this blog. …

December 24, 2012

2: Paper Lights!

My family used to drive from Texas to New Mexico where we’d live for months at a time, while my father did research in Los Alamos. I remember my parents getting us up in the wee hours (2 or 3am) …

December 23, 2012

3: Paper & Books

Book Arts is a growing field, and there are many innovative uses of paper in contemporary artists’ books. The following is just the tip of the iceberg and documents my own experience with various instructors over the years.
I met…

December 22, 2012

4 & Counting: 3D Handmade Paper

There are numerous artists creating wonders with handmade paper. I wrote another post about two-dimensional techniques recently, and here are some examples of three-dimensional paper techniques. These are featured in The Papermaker’s Studio Guide as well.
Let’s start with the …

December 21, 2012

5: The End of the World: Flying Paper

Hello?
 
Is anybody here?
 
I don’t know if I’m the only one left…
 
I’m thinking about what I’d need at the end of the world. Oh… is it too late?
 
I think I need a getaway …

December 20, 2012

6: Paper Stars!

Need a star for the top of your tree? I had fun putting together this collection. Many of them include DIY tutorials (click on the maker names below the images).

 

I have a project in Playing With Paper on …

December 19, 2012

7: Inflatable Paper

Remember the origami balloons, or water bombs, we learned to make in elementary school? I taught my after school paper club kids to make them today, and the high energy group had fun tossing and kicking them around the room …