Hand-lettering Surfboard Art

In this post, I will show you the process of how I design and draw on a 7′ surfboard.

I am so excited to share with you my first hand-lettering surfboard art. Like most artists, I like to draw on any surface that I am allowed. When a friend of mine asked me to create a surfboard art for her, I was ecstatic! I’ve never written on a surfboard before, and frankly, I have no idea how to surf. She wanted me to hand-letter Psalm 139:9-12 on the deck, which is the top side of the board. It’s a pretty lengthy passage, the first idea I had was to write it small enough for most sentences to be in one line, but then when I sketched it out, it seemed pretty blah. So I changed my mind and decided to go big. I used up pretty much the whole surface, and I loved the final result!

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Cyanotype Fabric Printing

In this post, I’ll show you how to do a sun-print on fabric!

Cyanotype fabric printing is a combination of sun-printing and fabric dyeing. Cyanotype is the grandfather of the sun-printing process and one of the earliest photographic techniques ever developed. The printing technique was discovered around 1948, and it produces a distinctive, vibrant Prussian blue monochromatic prints.

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