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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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Daily Sketchbook Drawings/ 1-7

Hey everyone! I'm working on a personal sketchbook challenge- 365 drawings- basically, a drawing every day! Here's my first week's output: 1 Cactus Party 2 Girl with Potted Plant 3 Abstract Watercolour Pattern 4 Mountain Camping Scene 5 Cacti Party 2 6 Tropical Camping 7 A comfortable bookworm I post process videos too #surelysimplevideos and #aaria_art, so be sure to follow along on instagram! Find me here: @surelysimpleblog! Cheers 🙂 ...
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The Basics Of Ikebana

Hello everyone! Today, we have Caroline from FTD, sharing a bit about the ancient art of ikebana!  Flowers have a way of brightening up a space. And each flower is so intricate that it hardly needs a full bouquet to bring out its beauty. Often, minimalist arrangements are the best way to showcase the beauty of individual flowers. One method of minimalist arranging, ikebana, uses flowers to create and preserve ...
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March 2016 Lettering Prompts!

The ✨magical✨ March challenge is here! And I just had to make it about something I love- DISNEY! ☺️💕 The rules are simple enough: 1- follow me over on instagram @surelysimpleblog 2- letter/ draw a prompt for its particular day and tag: #surelysimplelettering #surelysimpleart depending on if you choose to letter or doodle (or both) 3- enjoy the process and also tell us a little fact about you and your Disney ...
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Tube Quilling Earrings

I'm a total fan of anything crafty and custom made. I absolutely love the thought and effort that goes behind anything that falls into the 'handmade' category. Making jewelry is also fun and rewarding when you get an accessory to wear after all the effort- of organizing all the different elements, designing them and assembling it for the final result. Also, I've been getting back to one of my old hobbies- quilling (the ...
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