Tag Archives : lettering & calligraphy

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-…

Circle of Artists: Meet these talented lettering artists! VOL. 2


And it’s time for a second volume of the Surely Simple Circle! If you’re new to this, visit vol 1. I’m so pleased to be sharing Diana’s and Dusty’s lettering and their inputs for #surelysimplelettering for the month of November (and some from December ’15)! Here they are, in no particular order: DIANA I like Diana’s crisp and sophisticated lettering…

Circle of Artists: Meet these talented lettering artists!


Hello everyone! Today, I’ll be featuring a group of lettering artists from the #surelysimplelettering challenge going on in Instagram. These talented ladies sure do love lettering! Meet Katrina, Amy, Kristine and Krista, and check out their work below. Oh, and be sure to give them a follow on instagram 🙂 -Aaria …. KATRINA I like Katrina’s work because she uses…

Recap: Nov Lettering Challenge on Instagram


Hello everyone! I have been a little bit busy and hence, this space feels a bit neglected! However, I’m back now. I thought I’d recount with a little challenge I created over on instagram (@surelysimpleblog). It’s a lettering challenge – search #surelysimplelettering to see how it went. Initially, I created this little challenge purely for me to practice lettering- but…

Practicing Creativity on a Regular Basis


Hi everyone. Today, I thought I’d just write a quick post on practicing creativity on a regular basis. Creativity means different things to different people. For some, it means cooking some amazing meals, some like weaving or writing, and some people (like me )like painting, drawing and lettering. Basically, art.  I think it’s so important to stay in that zone- where…

Lettering Giveaway Results + A Little Surprise


The brush lettering giveaway results are here! First of all, I want to thank all of you who participated! It’s been fun! The winners are: (Drum roll, please) a Rafflecopter giveaway The three of you will be receiving your brush lettering workbook soon, so get your pens and ink (and printer) ready!  All the others who participated, don’t worry, we’ve got…

Brush Lettering in Different Media (with Videos!)


Hello! I’m happy to welcome back Jo of Zuer Designs on Surely Simple. This time, she’s illuminating us on brush lettering with different media- watercolour, gouache and sumi ink.  Take it away, Jo! Brush lettering can be done with a variety of mediums, so long as you use a brush. That means that you can incorporate paints and various inks,…

A Brush Lettering Giveaway! (CLOSED)


     Hello! I’m excited to have a little giveaway on Surely Simple! If you’ve been reading along, you might have noticed some brush lettering tutorials here recently. If not, check them out here: pt 1, pt 2 and pt 3. Well, this got me thinking about learning more about brush lettering- and Jo of Zuer Designs (check out her…

Digitalize Your Brush Lettering Using Free Programs pt 3


Digitalize Your Brush Lettering Using Free Programs by Jo Cheung Digitalising your lettering has many benefits. It allows you to resize it as large as you want without losing its quality, as well as give you the option to correct jagged lines and smooth out a curve. Often times, tutorials that show you how to digitalise your lettering or turn…