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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

February Lettering Challenge Day 1 | I Love Lettering


Hey everyone. On instagram, for February, I’ve started fill in lettering prompts for you to letter and fill in whatever answer you like! (if you haven’t seen it, it’s at the end of the post). So, anyways, I thought I’d write a little bit about my thoughts and process for every prompt I do, here as well! So here goes-…