‘Are You Interesting?’ – Painting on Paper Towels

Here's a charming addition to my recent collection of posts featuring paper artistry. In this short film, artist Ken Delmar reflects on his life in the shadow of his father, Kenny Delmar, a famous 1950s stage and radio performer. Ken discusses how the development of his preferred approach to painting was 'accidental'.  The brush marks … Continue reading ‘Are You Interesting?’ – Painting on Paper Towels

The Musical Beauty of Paper: celebrating the work of Oskar Fischinger, the ‘father of visual music’

"Music is not limited to the world of sound. There exists a music of the visual world." ~ Oskar Fischinger Is there no end to the versatility of paper in the pursuit of creative endeavour?  I am indebted to Gallivanta for sending me a link to this incredible, ground-breaking film called 'Optical Poem, made in … Continue reading The Musical Beauty of Paper: celebrating the work of Oskar Fischinger, the ‘father of visual music’

The Joy and Beauty of Paper Sculptures: Celebrating the work of Diana Beltrán Herrera

In an addition to my occasional series highlighting the wonder of paper artistry, and in the interests of promulgating some seriously beautiful creations to savour, let me share with you the incredible work of Diana Beltrán Herrera, a Columbian designer currently living in Bristol, UK. I adore her 'bird postage stamps' series: You can see … Continue reading The Joy and Beauty of Paper Sculptures: Celebrating the work of Diana Beltrán Herrera