Intro to Modern Calligraphy

Event Category

Arts & DIY

Event Overview

Modern calligraphy has become a very trendy artistic craft in recent years. Whether you are interested in learning calligraphy to send out your own stationery cards, wedding envelopes, or create keepsake prints for your home, it’s very important to have with the right tools and instructions. Like most artistic crafts, it’s hard to know where to start or what supplies to buy. This beginner’s workshop will provide you with the professional tools and necessary skills to begin practicing calligraphy. In this Intro to Modern Calligraphy Class, Jesilyn will discuss the tools, techniques, basic layouts and styles, and different tricks to make you more successful. By the end of the workshop, you will have all the tools, worksheets, and instructions necessary to begin practicing your own beautiful calligraphy.

What you’ll receive from the class:

Minimum age

All ages welcome

What You Can Expect From This Experience
  • 2 hours of instruction
  • 1 pen holder
  • 3 nibs
  • 1 container of black ink
  • 1 ink well
  • 1 practice journal
Cancellation Policy


Jesilyn is an Austin-based modern calligrapher. She creates calligraphy and lettering for weddings and events and sells beautifully lettered prints, coffee mugs, and special gifts online. She has been practicing calligraphy for almost three years and absolutely loves creating with her calligraphy pen. She treasures being able to make people’s visions come to life and seeing the impact beautiful lettering can have in homes and at special events. She has been teaching modern calligraphy around Austin for over a year and thoroughly enjoys teaching others the unique craft of modern calligraphy.

You can find more information about her at, shop her goods on Etsy ( and follow along with her on Instagram (@jesilynkay).

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