Through my years as an artist I have used the sketchbook as a tool for my creative process. Upon founding L'École de Papier, I formalised this process into a method I teach in workshops. The concept is simple: choose a sketchbook, define a project and allow it to grow inside!
Using my paper cutting skills, I was commissioned to design the Christmas windows for the 2 boutiques of Jamini in Paris. The design was inspired by an oriental festive caravan riding through the desert of Rajahstan.
This little illustrated manual describes my method for housing a project inside a sketchbook.
During the 1st lock-down in 2020, I reconnected to a creative source that wanted to be heard for a long time. I picked up my pair of scissors & some delicious asian natural fibre paper. These wild women entangled with mythology & symbolism kept appearing; and then began to grow.
Unlock your creativity with illustration techniques to record and develop your creative process for artistic projects A sketchbook is a fundamental tool in any creative process. It provides a free space for experimenting, playing, and most importantly, making mistakes.
This course on Domestika works an entire children's paper cut picture book inside a sketchbook before extracting it out into the world in the form of a maquette.