Letters.Lanka is a community hosted by Akuru Collective for any designer, Illustrator, typographer, type designers (and anyone) who's interested in letters to explore new dimensions of Sinhala letters.
This an open call to share new ideas and showcase your skills in lettering, calligraphy, illustration and letter drawing with Letters.Lanka
How to participate
Its is a complicated two step process;
Design something and share it via Instagram or email
All you have to do is create a new image with a single Sinhala character
or a word or share something you have already done on Sinhala letters.
Try to represent the characters from a different perspective, nobody is watching over your shoulder, Go crazy!
Once you are happy with your work format it to;
Image size: 1080px x 1080px
Resolution: high quality
Don’t put anything else on the image; Like this
Upload it to your Instagram
If you have a story behind your work which you would like to share, make sure to mention it in your post caption (keep it up to maximum 100 words).
Tag our instagram profiles @letters.lanka and @typography.lk
on the image and use hashtags #letterslanka and #submission so
we know that you want us to repost.
Not on Instagram?
No worries you can still participate.
All you have to do is send us your submissions through
along with your name and the art work description.
Feel free to incorporate your style of doing things,
we are going for variety
Use colors, illustrations and imagery following your style
Avoid using existing fonts without any additions or modifications
Use a single character or single word per post
Use any medium you like (collage, photographs etc.)
It is a shame not to photograph your amazing work properly:
If you are photographing your work, please make sure it is high resolution
and properly lit. See this for reference
If you have a story behind your design which you would like to share,
make sure you have mentioned it along with your post caption
(keep it up to maximum 100 words)
Take a look at This! for more information about Sinhala alphabet
and characters, list of cool sinhala words and other international projects.