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Introduction to Modern Calligraphy | NYC

  • Breather Studio 150 West 28th Street, 4th Floor, Suite 404, Room 2 New York, NY 10001 United States (map)

In this 2-hour introductory class, we'll explore the basics of modern pointed pen calligraphy — everything from how to prepare and use your pen, nibs, and ink to learning the foundational strokes, creating letterforms, and connecting letters!


Each participant will receive a curated starter kit that includes:

  • 1 dual pen holder (can be used as straight or oblique holder)

  • 2 nibs

  • 1 workbook including alphabet exemplars + practice sheets

  • 1 jar of ink

  • blank note cards to get a head start on those holiday cards ;)

Light refreshments will be provided.

Class size is limited to 10 students to allow for personal instruction and feedback from Lillian.

Questions? Email Lillian —

Please note: Due to the personalized nature of these workshops, tickets are non-refundable. However, if the minimum of 6 students is not fulfilled, the workshop may be subject to cancellation at the discretion of the instructor. At least 3 days notice will be given and all payments will be refunded.