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Cute Digital Art by Ureshii Chan- an interview series on Opinion9.com

Cute Digital Art by Ureshii Chan

Hi everyone! Today on the blog, we have Ureshii Chan sharing more about her art process. I really love the cute and happy elements in her work! Read on to ...
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#SurelySimple Inspiration: Karin of iPadLettering via opinion9.com

#SurelySimple Inspiration: Karin of iPad Lettering

Let's hear from Karin of @iPadLettering today! Karin's work is predominantly (as of now) on the iPad, and she also shares tutorials and other iPad related items (like procreate brushes ...
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Painting a Picture with Louise Emily Jewell

Hello there! I'm back with blogging here and I wanted to start again with a whole lotta color and a fun interview to get you inspired! Today, we're going to hear ...
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#SimpleAlphabets Lettering Inspiration: Brittany Luiz

Have you seen #SimpleAlphabets on instagram? The long and short of it is- for everyday of June, we shall be lettering an alphabet a day + some extras. I’ve asked ...
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Real Life Lettering Inspiration Vol. 2

Another long due interview- the Real Life Lettering Inspiration Vol. 2! So excited to have this published! Meet Christina, Isabel, Nicole, Agnes and Myda! All these ladies have their own unique ...
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Magical Art With Monika Forsberg

Hey everyone! I've been wanting to publish this for a long time coming- and it's finally come together! Today, I'm talking to Monika Forsberg all about her creative process. Monika's ...
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Creative Lettering with Kiley In Kentucky

Hello everyone! For the Inspiration column, today we have Kiley talking about her take on lettering and her perspective on life! I'm a big fan of her work- it's bright, colourful ...
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Contemporary Art With Linda Rusconi

Hello, everyone! Today, for the Inspiration column, we have Linda Rusconi - a freelance artist with an eye for detail and exquisite sketches. She's also an avid painter and makes ...
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Discovering Art With Stephanie

Hey everyone! Today, we have Stephanie telling us about her take on art, life and..cats! Aptly named 'Inky Cat Studio', Stephanie's work can be described as cats, cats, an assortment ...
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A Doll Discussion with ABOE Designs

Hello! Today for the Inspiration column, we have Jacqueline telling us about her wonderful world of dolls, delicate floral designs and more! I especially adore the dolls she designs, which ...
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Miniature Art with Geraldine

Hello everyone. Today for the Inspiration column, it's all about macarons. And cake. And cupcakes. And chocolate dripping, raspberries, strawberries and blueberries piled on fondants and cream...well, you get the ...
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Real Life Lettering Inspiration Vol. 1

Hey everyone. This feature has been long due and I'm excited to have it published here today. For Surely Simple, over on my instagram (@surelysimpleblog), I started a lettering/drawing challenge ...
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Modern & Minimal Design With Kirralee & Co

Plants on walls are kind of a big thing nowadays. If you're looking for fresh ways to add plants to your home- then you're going to like Kirralee & Co ...
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Creative Instant Photography with Kate

Hello everyone. Today we have an interesting feature- all about instant photography. Polaroids are definitely making their comeback, and have been trendy for a while now. So it was perfect ...
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Living the Vintage Life with Sarah & Ludo

Hello! Today we have Laurel and Rowan talking about living the vintage life! I'm actually really excited about this feature, because they are the first vintage scouters (can we call ...
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Ideas + Theatre with Isaac Burrier

Hello, friends. Today, on the Inspiration series, we have Isaac Burrier talking about his theatre experience as well as his outlook on life. He has recently started a blog called Eeh-Dah-Bluh ...
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Onstage with Brittney Bertier

Hello everyone. Today, we have Brittney Bertier talking about her journey so far as an actress, dancing, playing the ukelele (and singing along) and more. She's involved with theatre and ...
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Art with Ruth of September Wildflowers

Hello everyone. Today, we have Ruth Speer who creates the most wonderful art under the moniker of September Wildflowers. Her work is just so beautiful and it's impossible not to ...
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Discussing Design with Zoe

Today on the Inspiration series, let's welcome Zoe from ZRA Designs! She's a bright and aspiring graphic designer, who combines her love for creativity and design in her work. I ...
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Imaginative Art with Daniela

Hello! Today I'm talking to a very talented and imaginative artist. Daniela paints watercolours beautifully, but that's not all- she has a very imaginative side to her creative process! She ...
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Dreamy Watercolours with Bee

Hello! Today we have Bee who makes some pretty amazing watercolour work. I really like her consistency in creating different pictures, but all with the same colourful and slightly ethereal quality. Her ...
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Coastal Ceramics with Katie

Hello! Today we have the very lovely and talented Katie Robbins on this edition of the Opinion9 Inspiration series. Her work is just so mesmerizing, and peaceful. Katie makes ceramics ...
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Inspiring Art with Susan Purnell

Hello! For this edition of the Inspiration series, we have Susan Purnell and her wonderful art. They say artists are multi talented, and Susan is no exception. She paints, draws, ...
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Life and Art with Li Ching

There's something so lovely about a hobby! It gives you direction, it gives you a better perspective of life- and it helps you enjoy yourself even more! That's what we're ...
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Modern Style from Maple + Mauve

I am big fan of anyone who really adds something new to style in jewelry. Also, total respect for someone who actually dares to do something different. And that's why ...
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Colours + Patterns with Charles of Lloyd

Hello! Today on the Inspiration series, we have Charlotte Lloyd, the creative mind behind Charles of Lloyd. She creates the most colourful and quirky designs on home ware- and these vibrant ...
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Fashion Illustration with Cate Odson

Excited to have the first fashion illustrator on Opinion9! I adore illustration, and fashion is one field where there is just so much opportunity to depict anything, in any way you ...
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Inspired Art by Annie

Hello!  I'm excited to add some inspired art by Annie Mae Herring to the Inspiration series. She draws a lot of human subjects, especially celebrities- but what makes her art ...
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An Artistic Vision by Ashley

Hello! I'm pleased to have another feature on O9, and this time, it's about an artist who really makes life as her primary inspiration. Ashley is one of those people who ...
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An Artist’s Perspective: Emily Henney

Let's talk about art. Art means different things to different people. Some people like to paint as a hobby and everyone has their own style and their own pace. However, ...
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Creatively Crafting with Loes

Crafting is something I've always respected. It takes focus, grit and endlessly thinking about creativity. There are some crafters who like to indulge in one media, and there are some ...
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Colourful Inspiration from Charlotte Filshie

When it comes to jewellery, you can usually find a lot of predictable stuff in shops. Generic, cliched, pretty, but not with much thought behind it. Which brings me to this ...
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Inspiration from The Witty Gritty Paper Co

The inspiration on Opinion9 is just overflowing this week! Today, we're talking about the witty + gritty bits about running a colourful business. Melinda and Meredith work together, and they ...
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A Paper Flower Journey with Julie

I'm happy to write this: another wonderful feature right here, on Opinion9! Today, it's about paper floristry, as Julie herself puts it.  I always have had a high regard for ...
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Inspiration from Ashley of Zella Woods

Hello! I got the chance to ask Ashley Henderson of Zella Woods some questions about her creative work- and boy, was I blown away by the passion and creativity with which ...
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Through the Lens: Nora’s World

     Another Feature from the Inspiration Series! Today, it's all about photography. I had the opportunity to talk to Nora, who I discovered on Instagram. It's really great that ...
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Inspiration from Flavourknit

Hey everyone! I had the opportunity to talk to Masha of Flavourknit- who makes lovely crotchet and knitted dresses, dream catchers, earrings and more. I absolutely loved the cool vibe of ...
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Hand Drawn Inspiration from Jo of Zuer Designs

Hello! I recently discovered Zuer Designs on Instagram, and I absolutely loved the clean lettering and simplicity with which Jo creates! I contacted her to get some more insight on her ...
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