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The Commission 00001-Brandon's Journal

The Finished Project The funky version of my design for Brandon's Journal. I never thought my first commission would come this fast. Just roughly two weeks into my lettering journey! Well, technically, I did a lettering for an album cover years ago. But that was for my close friend, so I …

The Lyrics Lettering 00008-What If I Never Get Over You By Lady A

The Work My design inspired by What If I Never Get Over You By Lady A The Inspiration  Sometimes what truly haunts you is not the past love, but the not knowing if your next love will ever come when you still hang up on the memories you once had with that person. I liked that sentiment from the …

💻 Is it a bad idea to buy a new iPad solely to get the new Apple Pencil Pro? Can anyone talk my way out of this? 😂

💻There’s nothing wrong with iPads; the issue lies in people being unaware of apps tailored for iPads and how to incorporate them into their workflows. To make things worse, Apple’s emphasis on highly specific use cases further widens the gap between general users and iPads. I hope the …

The Lyrics Lettering 00007-Let's Hurt Tonight by OneRepublic

The Work When you look at the design from afar, you’d see the “Hurt” first, but once you look more closely, the “Love” will be the center of attention with a much more prominent color. This is to show that love is always the point in relationships, despite all the challenges that come with it. The …

The Log 00002-The Old Work Glow-Up

I woke up early and couldn't fall back asleep, so I decided to give my old work a glow-up. I added some vignettes and used new techniques I recently learned, especially about patterns inside the letters. My logo pops now, maybe even a little too much. But I love it! Get Your Own Lettering

The Lyrics Lettering 00006-Written in the Scars by The Script

The Work My Lettering Design for Written in the Scars by The Script. The Inspiration The Script is my favorite band ever, they have been my favorite band since their first album. I have such fond memories of listening to their music growing up and I even attended every concert they played in my …

The Lyrics Lettering 00005-Life's For The Living by Passenger

The Work My Lettering Design for Life's For The Living by Passenger. The Inspiration In my opinion, Passenger is a lyrical genius because of his poetic ways of portraying life's ups and downs. And his album, All The Little Lights, is one of my favorite albums of all time. One particular song …

The Challenge Log 00003-Music-Thinking of Me by Olly Murs

The Work My Lettering design for Thinking of Me by Olly Murs The Inspiration This song, "Thinking of Me" by Olly Murs, seems like your typical pop tune at first listen. But, if you pay attention, there are some pretty profound lyrics in there about not dwelling on what's gone but …

The Log 00001-My first 12 Days of Lettering Sketches

I have been daily lettering ever since April 19, which marks the beginning of my journey into the lettering world. These are the daily sketches from April 19, the day I started lettering, to April 30. Each day presented its own challenges and triumphs, pushing me to think outside the box and …

The Challenge Log 00003-Music-Angel With a Shotgun by The Cab

The Work The Inspiration  Angel with a Shotgun by The Cab holds a special place in my heart as one of my all-time favorite songs. Its infectious energy and emotion have always resonated with me on a deep level. The contrast between holding a shotgun and spreading the angel wings added a dramatic …

The Challenge Log 00002-Music-Sober As a Drunk by Kameron Marlowe

The Work The Inspiration  The inspiration for this lettering comes from Kameron Marlowe's song "Sober as a Drunk." I came across the song randomly a few years back, and was captivated by its expressive lyrics and analogies. The clever wordplay of "I'm as sober as drunk, …

The Showcase 00001-Music-Oh, What a Life by American Authors

The WorkMy Lettering Design for the song "Oh, What a Life" by American Authors The Inspiration "Oh, What a Life" by American Authors is hands down one of my favorite songs ever. In fact, the whole album, also named "Oh, What a Life", is my favorite of all time. It's the …

May Music Lettering—a Daily Challenge for Myself.

I have decided to challenge myself to do some lettering with my favorite lyrics throughout this May. It's going to be a bit tricky--picking the songs, figuring out the compositions, and actually doing the lettering. But hey, I'm looking forward to the challenge, as it will be an enriching …

Love You to Debt, 2024 - ★★★½

Watched on Thursday April 25, 2024.

Welcome to Lettering with Ning.

Hey there, welcome to Lettering with Ning! I've been into typography and lettering since I was a kid. I even made my own crappy fonts when I was like 12!! Back then, typography design wasn't a big thing in Thailand, until, ฟอนต์.คอม (f0nt.com) was founded. Then, there was a surge of enthusiastic …

🎨💻 New Logo for Ning Narrative Notebook!

Got a new logo for my blog, Ning Narrative Notebook. Decided to design it myself for the lettering practice. Spent almost 3 hours on it this morning. New Logo for Ning Narrative Notebook, using "NN" to resemble a corner of a page in a notebook. The idea of using "NN" to …

2024-04-19: Lettering Day

⭐ One line for 2024-04-01: I spent the whole day doing lettering while feeling sick, and to end the day, I listened to Taylor Swift's new album "Tortured Poet Department." I planned to make a wall art for my room using a line from Taylor Swift's song "Innocent." The …

💪🏼 10-Minute Full Body Home Workout

I don't usually do quick sessions, but due to a condition that requires me to avoid sweating too much, I have to skip the gym for a full session for now. However, I really wanted to work out today. So, here is my super quick session: 40 reps of Push-Ups 40 reps of Inverted Rows (or bent row …

💻 Adding Fallback Fonts on My Main Blog

The issue with my fonts not loading properly on my main blog still persists, and I don't have the energy or effort to troubleshoot it. While I aim to fill my website with personality, I opted to select excellent fallback fonts instead. I just stumbled upon this fantastic resource for …

💻 Quick Notice: New Domain for Ning Narrative Notebook

Just a quick heads-up—I've decided to switch up the domain for my media notes blog from notes.ningkantida.com to notebook.ningnarrative.com. Though, longer, I figured it's easier to remember and ties in with my blog name. I'm going with Notebook because it's all about me jotting down …

💻 Restructuring My Blog—The Coexistence of Scribbles and Micro.blog for Blogging

Attention: If anyone subscribes to Ning's Notebook via RSS (if there are any 😂), please be aware that your RSS feed might break after this. I am changing the domain name. Also, please note that I have new plans for this blog. Therefore, I recommend reading this post before deciding whether you want …

Civil War, 2024 - ★★★★

A Glimpse of War Captured by Journalists The Civil War Movie offers a unique perspective on war through the lens of journalists, striving for objectivity and a focus on immediate reality rather than delving into the reasons behind it. However, the film acknowledges that, as humans, we all have …

💻 Multiple Blogs or Multiple Categories?

With the introduction of Categories on Scribbles, I find myself faced with a dilemma regarding my existing blogs. Currently, I have three main blogs (although I have more, their purposes are clear): Musings with Ning: where I share refined thoughts about life that have been on my mind. Ning’s …

💻Multiple Blogs or Multiple Categories?

With the introduction of Categories on Scribbles, I find myself faced with a dilemma regarding my existing blogs. Currently, I have three main blogs (although I have more, their purposes are clear): 1. Musing with Ning: where I share refined thoughts about life that have been on my mind. 2. Ning's …