Back to All Events

GuestJam: Introduction to Modern Calligraphy with Joyce Lee of Artsynibs

  • CraftJam 33 West 17th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY, 10011 United States (map)

Explore the art of writing with a pointed pen in this 3-hour Modern Calligraphy workshop lead by Joyce Lee from Artsynibs. Learn how to work with a pointed nib and and care for your writing tools, practice basic strokes, lowercase letterforms and create your own beautiful art. Kickstart your calligraphy obsession with Joyce’s modern take on a classical artform.

In this GuestJam you will:

  • Learn to handle the pointed pen

  • Practice basic strokes

  • Work on lowercase letterforms

  • Create your own unique artwork

  • Learn how to care of your calligraphy tools

This is the perfect class for beginners and those looking to explore the modern side of calligraphy. 

A specially curated supply starter kit will be provided, including:

  • A nib holder

  • Nibs, a bottle of ink

  • Guide sheets and more!

BYOB – crafting is paired best with your favorite drink of choice!

CraftJams are hosted in an intimate setting with a twelve attendee maximum. Make sure to purchase your ticket before the event is sold out!


*Joyce Lee started Artsynibs after leaving her teaching job in Singapore and relocating to Manchester, England. Inspired by her love for handwriting and creativity, Lee looks to the traditions of calligraphy to bring beautiful writing into the twenty-first century.

Other Available Dates

Later Event: November 10
Modern Tapestry Weaving Workshop