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A New Creative Instagram Challenge In August 2016!

August Favorites Creative Challenge Happening! If you've been following @surelysimplechallenge, you may have noticed that in August, there will be a new challenge and it's all about our favorites!  .... This challenge stemmed from a thought that we should be more grateful in our daily life, and what better way to celebrate than to discuss our favorite things for the whole month? HOW TO PARTICIPATE! - keep up with the ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study| E, F, G and H

Hey! Continuing with the letter studies. Let's talk about E, F, G and H. Drills, please: Different versions with only crayolas: I used: Crayola supertips and Classic Crayolas here. Video demonstration with crayola super tips! Hand drawn: Join in with the challenge at @SurelySimpleChallenge and @SurelySimpleBlog. Also, follow @Opinion9 for exclusive details coming up about #SimpleAlphabets. Here’s the list of prompts to get you started:   ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff about C and D

Let's do some quick catch ups for C and D! Here are the letters broken down into their drill counterparts: And here's D: Videos:   Hand drawn : D: Letters + Tools: Join in with the challenge at @SurelySimpleChallenge and @SurelySimpleBlog. Also, follow @Opinion9 for exclusive details coming up about #SimpleAlphabets. Here's the list of prompts to get you started:   ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff About B

Hey! Due to technical issues (read: my Mac crashed and it took me 2 days to repair, reinstall and fix it!)- this series is off to a series of catchups! You shall be seeing seeing letter studies on B, C, D and E and F(oh, gosh!) shortly- and then it’s back to track with today’s letter G! Let’s start with B. B is one of my favourites- probably only because ...
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Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff about A

Hey! #SimpleAlphabets has officially started on instagram here at @surelysimplechallenge and @surelysimpleblog. I'll be discussing a little bit about each letter- mostly in lowercase this time around. Let's start with my favourite letter (well, when your name starts with a particular letter-it's practically always your fave, isn't it?)- A! Have you joined in the fun? For more details, head on over to this page. Simple Alphabets Letter Study | Stuff about ...
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Creative Lettering with Brittany Luiz

Hey everyone. As part of the #SimpleAlphabets series starting in June over on instagram, we will be lettering an alphabet a day. The challenge bonus is that you won't be alone in practicing the alphabet. I've asked some amazingly talented letterers to share their knowledge with you! You shall also be getting to know a bit more about them and their creative journey. Today, we have the very first letterer talking ...
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Circle Of Artists: Vol. 4 – A month of Disney!

One more volume for Disney! On Instagram, I host a daily challenge which combines art and lettering (@SurelySimpleChallenge.) In March, there was a Disney theme and here are two more artists who worked on adding some Disney to their daily routine.  Meet Agnes and Myda for this circle of artists: vol. 4 - A month of Disney! AGNES I know I have artistic genes in me. My mum loves to ...
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Circle of Artists vol 3: A Month Of Disney!

Hey all! It's been a long time coming, and I'm back from holiday and ready to blog! Here are some of the highlights from the Disney Lettering Challenge I hosted over on Instagram (@surelysimpleblog). Everyone seems to love Disney, but these three ladies made it a point to work on their art and lettering for the Disney prompts regularly- and I really wanted to know more about their process. So, in ...
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Daily Sketchbook Drawings/ 8-14 + Extras

Hello everyone! Here are my Daily Sketchbook Drawings/ 8-14 + Extras too. Some of these drawings are from the #SurelySimpleLettering, #SurelySimpleArt challenge on Instagram- where the month's topic was Disney. Others are just random doodles in my sketchbook. I will be featuring more sketchbook doodles (since they take longer than a day to complete) on Opinion9.com- my personal art and literary website- so be sure to keep up there too! ...
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April Fashion Art and Lettering Challenge Prompts on Instagram!

HELLO! ✒️The April Challenge is here!  I've always loved fashion, both in illustration and shopping. So I decided to combine these two- and voila! - here's à la mode April (or Avril- by the French title)! I've chosen mostly high brands- because a girl can dream, right? 👠👗😊 in fact, the only down to earth brands here (comparatively) are top shop and Zara. Anyways, here's what you have to do: ...
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