Feb. 17th 2018 – Workshop – Watercolor calligraphy for beginners


10:00 AM – 1:00 PM PDT with Joy Kelley

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The details for this workshop will be released soon, in the meantime, you can subscribe to our newsletter to be the first to know about it.

Date to be determined

What will be covered?

You will receive one-on-one guidance during the workshop, and we will cover:

  • The difference between hand-lettering, typography, calligraphy, and brush-lettering
  • The tools to get started with chalk lettering
  • How to season your chalkboard
  • The basic letters
  • The basic ornaments
  • Shading and 3D effects
  • Lowercase letters (worksheets)
  • Uppercase letters (worksheets)
  • How to connect script  letters
  • What is faux-calligraphy?
  • What are flourishes and when to use them
  • How to achieve bouncy lettering
  • Popular chalk lettering styles

What's included in the kit?

If you purchase the option of the workshop + the kit you will receive:

  • My chalk lettering for beginners printed workbook guide
  • 11×14″ chalkboard (not framed)
  • Set of Crayola anti-dust chalk
  • Pencil sharpener for your chalk
  • Cottom swabs
  • Eraser
  • Thin brush
  • Letter size clipboard
  • 12″ Wood ruler
  • Exclusive Hand-lettered pencil case
  • Hand-lettered coffee mug
  • Hand-lettered print with name tag
  • Hand-lettered tote bag to carry all your new tools and goodies


  • This is a beginner class, so no previous experience with chalk lettering is required.
  • If you purchase the “Workshop only” alternative, the only material that will be provided is the Chalk lettering for beginners printed Workbook guide, you will need to bring all the rest of the materials listed.
  • The class also includes a 50% discount for one order at the HowJoyful Studio*.
  • Light refreshments will be served.

* Workshops and Ebooks are not included
with this promotion code.

Save your seat and come enjoy a morning with like-minded people & beautiful letters in a lovely and relaxing setting.

Enrollment coming soon


The Orange Space
The Cope Building
19 E. Citrus Ave. Suite 201
Redlands, CA 92373


There is one free parking structure at the corner of Citrus Ave. & 5th St. Additional parking can be found in the surrounding streets.


Please note that The Orange Space is located on the second floor, due to the historic nature of the building there is no elevator access.

Refund policy

There will be no refunds. Changes to the name of the student can be made up to 1 week before the event (In case you wish to give your seat to another student). If unable to attend we can also change the date to the next available Workshop date as long as you let us know with 1 week of notice before the event.


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