Ready to become the letterer of your dreams?

15

Full-Length Courses

12

Hours of
Video

111

Lessons & Projects

13

Weeks of
Guidance

Does this sound familiar?

Overwhelmed

You’ve got oodles of passion, but you’re lost in the sea of tools and techniques.

Messy

All your lines turn out wiggly and weird, leaving you frustrated.

Directionless

You yearn to create beautiful lettered art but don’t know where to start.

Boring

Your work feels flat and uninspired, lacking that special spark.

Stuck

You’re still stuck on the basics, unsure how to level up your lettering.

Alone

You want someone who can lend a hand and celebrate your victories with you.

I feel you.

I’ve been exactly where you are. I know the struggle of turning a creative spark into something tangible.

Let me guide you through the maze, sharing the very techniques that transformed my art and confidence.


Introducing the Modern Lettering Academy

Your comprehensive guide from basic strokes to breathtaking lettered art

01

Section 1: Foundation

Dive into the essentials of modern lettering, setting the stage for your artistic journey. This section is all about building a solid foundation, ensuring you start on the right foot.

02

Section 2: Essentials

With the basics under your belt, it’s time to delve deeper. This section focuses on honing your skills and introducing complexity to your work.

03

Section 3:
Practice

The fastest way to grow is with hands on practice. This section challenges you to develop your distinctive style through guided practice and creative exploration.

04

Section 4: Exploration

Lettering is a vast field, and there’s always more to learn. Choose from elective courses designed to add depth and flair to your lettering repertoire.

Your One-Stop-Shop for Amazing Lettering

4 Sections
15 Courses
12+ Hours
90+ Lessons
19 Projects
Unlimited Creative Support
Monthly Live Q&A’s
Personalized Feedback

Hey you!

My name is Shelby

I’ll be your guide on this creative journey. With years of experience and a passion for teaching, I’m here to help you unlock your lettering potential.

I’m one of the founders of Foxsy, and have been the blogger behind Little Coffee Fox for 9 years.

I’ve has been featured extensively online in publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, Buzzfeed, and The Huffington Post and have worked with brands such as Pilot, Tombow, Archer & Olive, Avery, and many more!


Learn from an instructor who understands.

“Words, pictures, and actions!! She says it, she shows it, then she does it. Perfect”

– Monique Kelly

What’s Inside the Academy?

Foundation: The Art of Beginning

Discover the Core of Lettering

Dive into the essentials of modern lettering, setting the stage for your artistic journey. This section is all about building a solid foundation, ensuring you start on the right foot.

  • Selecting the Right Supplies: Learn how to choose tools that enhance your work, not hinder it.
  • Understanding Letter Anatomy: Grasp the structure of letters, the backbone of beautiful lettering.
  • Mastering Basic Strokes: Practice makes perfect. Begin with simple strokes that form the basis of all lettering styles.

Essentials: Elevating Your Skills

Refine Your Technique, Enhance Your Art

With the basics under your belt, it’s time to delve deeper. This section focuses on honing your skills and introducing complexity to your work.

  • Composition and Layouts: Learn how to arrange letters and words for maximum impact.
  • Brush Lettering Basics: Master the art of brush pens, exploring the dynamic between pressure and stroke.
  • Real-World Projects: Apply your skills in practical projects, bringing your creations to life.

Practice: Finding Your Voice

Craft Your Unique Style

The true beauty of lettering lies in personal expression. This section challenges you to develop your distinctive style through guided practice and creative exploration.

  • 7-Day Lettering Challenge: A daily dive into different styles, pushing your boundaries.
  • Advanced Projects: Integrate techniques and styles into complex pieces, showcasing your growth.
  • Creative Exploration: Here’s your chance to experiment, you’ll discover the styles that resonate with you.

Exploration: Beyond the Basics

Expand Your Creative Toolbox

Lettering is a vast field, and there’s always more to learn. Choose from elective courses designed to add depth and flair to your lettering repertoire.

  • Dynamic Bounce Lettering: Add energy and movement to your work with bounce lettering techniques.
  • Create Stunning Banners: Learn to design banners that frame your lettering beautifully.
  • Specialized Techniques: From Crayola lettering to watercolor effects, explore methods that bring a new dimension to your art.
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Trusted By Over 1,900 Students Like You

Make Your Lettering Dreams a Reality

Welcome to the Start of Something Beautiful

Now is your chance to lock in Early Bird pricing to the Modern Lettering Academy so that you can hit the ground running.


$19/mo

Foxsy Monthly Membership

Billed Monthly

Pay monthly and access everything Foxsy has to offer at an affordable price.

  • Lettering Academy Access
  • Watercolor Academy Access
  • Monthly Live Classes & Q&A’s
  • Unlimited Creative Support
    (All Subjects)
  • Personalized Project Feedback
  • Full Course Library Access
    (85+ Classes)

$164/yr

Foxsy Yearly Membership

Billed Annually

Pay yearly and get 3 free months compared to Monthly.

  • Lettering Academy Access
  • Watercolor Academy Access
  • Monthly Live Classes & Q&A’s
  • Unlimited Creative Support
    (All Subjects)
  • Personalized Project Feedback
  • Full Course Library Access
    (85+ Classes)

$299

Foxsy Lifetime Membership

One-Time Payment

Pay in one lump sum and get lifetime access to everything!

  • Lifetime Lettering Academy Access
  • Lifetime Watercolor Academy Access
  • Monthly Live Classes & Q&A’s
  • Unlimited Creative Support
    (All Subjects)
  • Personalized Project Feedback
  • Full Course Library Access
    (85+ Classes)

Payment plans are available at checkout with Klarna, Affirm, and Afterpay.


$197

Lifetime Academy Pass

One-Time Payment

Get lifetime access to the Academy

  • Lifetime Lettering Academy Access
  • Monthly Live Lettering Q&A
  • Unlimited Lettering Creative Support
  • Personalized Project Feedback

$297

Foxsy Lifetime Membership

One-Time Payment

Access everything Foxsy has to offer

  • Lifetime Lettering Academy Access
  • Lifetime Watercolor Academy Access
  • Monthly Live Classes & Q&A’s
  • Unlimited Creative Support
    (All Subjects)
  • Personalized Project Feedback
  • Full Course Library Access
    (85+ Classes)

$497

Group Coaching Pass

One-Time Payment

Get 14 hours of face-to-face coaching

  • Lifetime Lettering Academy Access
  • Lifetime Watercolor Academy Access
  • Monthly Live Classes & Q&A’s
  • Unlimited Creative Support
    (All Subjects)
  • Personalized Project Feedback
  • Full Course Library Access
    (85+ Classes)
  • Access to 7 Small Group
    Coaching Sessions
    (14 Hours of Coaching)

FAQ


Have a question?

MLA is for anyone feeling overwhelmed by the variety of tools and techniques, struggling with inconsistent lines, facing creative blocks, finding their work uninspired, or lacking support in their lettering adventure.

The Academy includes 4 sections, 15 courses, over 12 hours of content, 90+ lessons, 19 projects, live Q&As, personalized feedback, and unlimited support.

Shelby, one of the founders of Foxsy and the blogger behind Little Coffee Fox, will be your guide. With years of experience and a passion for teaching, Shelby is well-equipped to help you unlock your lettering potential.

Learn more about Shelby Here

The academy is divided into four main sections:

  1. Foundation: Building a solid base in modern lettering.
  2. Essentials: Honing skills and introducing complexity.
  3. Practice: Developing a distinctive style through guided practice.
  4. Exploration: Choosing elective courses to add depth and flair to your lettering.

The Academy is designed to accommodate a range of budgets, covering both inexpensive and more expensive supply options. The first class focuses on supplies, ensuring you can find the best options for your price range. For reference, you can check out the watercolor supplies version here: Watercolor Supplies for Beginners.

You’ll get personalized answers from Creative Pros, valuable feedback on every project you submit, and the opportunity to join monthly live Q&A sessions.

Basically, if you’ve got a question, you will be able to reach out and we will answer to the best of our abilities!

All 15 courses within the Academy are prerecorded, allowing you to learn at your own pace. However, the monthly Q&A sessions, live classes, and coaching sessions are conducted live, providing real-time interaction and support.

The Academy offers both structured and flexible learning paths. You can opt for a 13-week guided journey, complete with email reminders to keep you on track, or choose a self-paced approach, taking the courses in any order you prefer.

The Academy is designed to be completed in 13 weeks, but it can also be tailored to fit your schedule if you prefer a self-paced approach. You should plan to dedicate a minimum of 2-3 hours per week to complete the program within the 13-week timeframe.

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