Shelly Kim, creator of the popular Instagram lettering account @lettersbyshells, is a self-taught modern brush calligrapher who hosts in-person workshops throughout the U.S. on digital lettering, brush lettering, and watercolor lettering. She also offers entertaining and inspiring tutorials on YouTube and Facebook (both accounts: Letters By Shells) and is the author of two step-by-step technique card gift sets, Learn to Create Modern Calligraphy Lettering and Learn to Create Art Deco Lettering (both published by Rock Point, 2017). Shelly has also collaborated with a wide range of creative companies, including Apple, at their Today Apple event, where she shared her artwork and story; Adobe Student, for their Spark Stories Sweepstakes; and with such crafts manufacturers as Tombow, Ranger Ink, and Prima Marketing. Shelly and her work have been featured on CBS News, Art Insider, and MOO.com. She lives in southern California.