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Surely Simple Art Directory: Artist Interview: Lettering with Lauren of Renmadecalligraphy!

Artist Interview: Lettering with Lauren of Renmade Calligraphy!


Artist Interview: Lettering with Lauren of Renmade Calligraphy! Today, I want to introduce you to Lauren Fitzmaurice, who is a fellow let handed calligrapher! She has a really bright and cheerful lettering style. At the bottom of the page, I have listed some of Lauren’s favourite tools, if you’re curious 🙂 Take a look! Now, let’s hear more from Lauren…

Surely Simple #Hashtag Guide + New Changes!

Surely Simple #Hashtag Guide + New Changes!


Hey everyone! Today, I just wanted to share the details about a question I get asked frequently- what are the Surely Simple tags? How can I use them, and which ones- there seem to be so many! Also, I wanted to share a new change in the @surelysimplechallenge account format! I have been working on some new ideas for quite…

#SurelySimple COFFEE Theme Winners | Feb 16-23


Hey everyone! The weekly art/lettering theme was COFFEE and there were some awesome entries! Stay tuned for the next theme announcement on instagram. Let’s look at the winners for this awesome and versatile theme! #SURELYSIMPLE Coffee THEME WINNERS You all know how it works, 1 like = 1 vote. The top four winners are listed below along with my thoughts on…

#SurelySimple Alphabet Challenge Artists vol.1 via SurelySimple.com - An interview series

#SurelySimple Alphabet Challenge Artists vol.1


Hey everyone! I recently hosted an alphabet a day challenge in January on instagram. I wanted to share some amazing series of alphabets with you all- along with the makers behind them! All the artists featured have their own distinctive and unique style- that’s what art is all about, right? There are quite a few artists in this series and I’ll be sharing…

CACTUS WINNERS // #SurelySimple Cactus Theme Winners | a weekly instagram art contest via Surelysimple.com

#SurelySimple Cactus Theme Winners | Jan 29- Feb 4


Hey everyone! The weekly art/lettering theme was 🌵CACTUS 🌵 and there were some awesome entries! Stay tuned for the next theme announcement on instagram. Let’s look at the winners for this awesome and versatile theme! #SurelySimple Cactus Theme Winners You all know how it works, 1 like = 1 vote. The top four winners are listed below along with my thoughts on…

Meet Karin of iPad Lettering! A creative interview about lettering artists via surelysimple.com

Meet Karin of iPad Lettering


Hello folks. You’ll be meeting different lettering / calligraphy artists as a part of the ‘meet the teachers’ series on @surelysimplechallenge. Read on to find out more about each letterer’s creative process, how they discovered their own distinct style, the tools they use and more.. Today, on the blog, we have Karin from iPad Lettering! Karin’s whole account is a…

#SurelySimple Wreath Theme Winners | Dec 8-15 via surelysimple.com

#SurelySimple Wreath Theme Winners | Dec 8-15


Hey everyone! The fourth weekly theme for this challenge was Wreath!  Here are the Weekly Top 4 winners, along with my comments on their work.  The weekly art competition at @surelysimplechallenge works on the premise of democracy- 1 like= 1 vote. YOU have voted for your favourites- and here they are!  Here are the 4 weekly winners with their final likes tallied- 1st…

#SurelySimple Christmas Tree Theme Winners | Dec 1-7


Hey everyone! The third theme for this challenge was Christmas Tree 🎄! The entries that came in were all varied, interesting and imaginative. Check the tag #SurelySimpleHolidaySpirit for all of them. Here are the Weekly Top 4 winners, along with my comments on their work.  The weekly art competition at @surelysimplechallenge works on the premise of democracy- 1 like= 1 vote. YOU have voted for…

#SurelySimple Pencil Theme Winners | Nov 23-29 via A creative Weekly Art Challenge www.surelysimple.com

#SurelySimple Pencil Theme Winners | Nov 23-29


Hey everyone! The second theme for this challenge was PENCIL. Now, a pencil is a very versatile tool and the entries showed it too. Here are the Weekly Top 4 winners, along with my comments on their work.  The weekly art competition at @surelysimplechallenge works on the premise of democracy- 1 like= 1 vote. YOU have voted for your favourites-…

#SurelySimple Feather Theme | Nov 15-21 - A Weekly Creative Challenge by Surelysimple.com

#SurelySimple Feather Theme Winners | Nov 15-21


Starting off the weekly art challenges with a bang! The theme for the very first week was FEATHER. I originally intended to shortlist 14 entries (2 for each day of the week) but there was some amazing talent so I posted 40! The weekly art competition at @surelysimplechallenge works on the premise of democracy- 1 like= 1 vote. YOU have…