Designer Spotlight: Meet Shannon Layne

design team - shannon Aug 19, 2022
How to do rainbow lettering

Master of beautiful watercolor lettering and all things fun, Shannon brings joy with all of her artwork. Getting to know more about what inspires her creativity.


How did you get started doing art? 

I have always loved pretty fonts so about 6 years ago I wanted to learn how to make my own. That was how I found out about hand lettering, before that I hadn't done any painting or drawing at all, so I was a bit skeptical. But I gave it a try and now here I am!


What is your favorite medium to create with?



What is your favorite color?



What is the one thing you like to have nearby when you create? 

My iPad. Even though most of my work is done on paper, I like to have my iPad nearby in case I need to do quick sketches or to look up a something.




What most inspires you? 

I love being able to share what I know to help others be more creative.


How do you push through creative ruts? 

Switching thing up, If brush pens are not working for me at the time, I switch to watercolors or to Procreate.


If you could only use 3 supplies for the rest of your life, what 3 items would you choose? 

Karin BrushMarkerPro Markers, The Pigeon Letters Round #4 and Canson Mixed Media Imagine Paper!




What's your one hot tip for learners? 

Learn the rules and then break them intentionally and creatively!


Check out all of Shannon's tutorials here!