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Where do I start?

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

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

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Joyful Brush Calligraphy Starter Bundle

40+ handcrafted brushes to supercharge your use of the Procreate App on your iPad. I am sharing all my favorite brushes, the same ones I made to use with all my digital projects.

$17.99 REG $119.6

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Frequently asked questions about Calligraphy & Lettering

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Joy Kelley

Who runs this blog?

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My name is Joy Kelley, I am the mom of 3 little 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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Creative Mugs

Shop my selection of jumbo (20 oz) creative mugs with lovely lettered details via Zazzle


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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


My Shops

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Some of the most popular items from my shops:


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


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


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


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

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