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What are you looking for?

Not sure about what the difference between lettering and calligraphy is? I wrote this post explaining it all.

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Frequently asked questions about Calligraphy & Lettering

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Where do I start?

Start by reading my full guide to Brush Calligraphy, here I cover everything you should know before starting, from definitions to posture, how to hold a pen, and how letters are constructed.

More basic articles to read:

Fresh Calligraphy + Lettering blog post!

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Check the latest post about lettering and Calligraphy, I cover everything to get you started! from paper to brushes and lettering styles.

The Latest crafts & tutorials post

If you are here looking for craft tutorials, I encourage you to check out some of my favorites here — each one is filled with tips, tricks, and FREE files just for you!

Doodles & Drawing post

If you are getting started with bullet journal or just want to add doodles and illustrations to your artwork, these post will cover all the basics you should know!

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Joy Kelley

Who am I?

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My name is Joy Kelley, I am the mom of 3 Lil’ boys. A lettering artist/designer originally from Santiago, Chile but currently residing in the mountains of Southern California, USA.

I love to share my experiences as a lettering artist, business owner, and blogger. Let’s be friends!

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MY TOOLKIT

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Lettering & calligraphy tools

A compilation of everything that is in my toolbox & why I love them

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Content creation gear resources

A list of all the gear, tools and gadgets I use to make videos and take pictures

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My business resources

A list of all the tools I use to run both my blog and lettering business

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My Shops

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Some of the most popular items from my shops:

Merch

Stickers, mugs, tees and much more with cute sayings and puns about calligraphy and crafts.

Zazzle

Hand-lettered home goods, paper products, baby blankets and more with my designs.

Casetify

Phone cases, laptop sleeves & apple watch bands ( Get $10 off your first order)

Spoonflower

Super cute fabrics and wallpapers with letters, patterns, and illustrations by yours truly =]

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