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17 Elm Street
East Aurora, NY, 14052
United States


MUSEjar is a dynamic art studio and carefully curated art shop, built to foster creativity and inspiration in both artists and aspiring creatives. We offer a wide variety of workshops and private events for all ages.


Fun and creative art classes for adults and kids. Our schedule is full of painting, clay, drawing, wood burning, and DIY classes. 

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Modern Calligraphy with Pretty Sugar Co.

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Join local calligrapher, Gina Mattioli of Pretty Sugar Co, for a beginner's calligraphy workshop. We'll walk through the steps and techniques to begin creating your own unique style of calligraphy using a pointed pen. You will learn how to identify the main supplies needed, nib prep, warm-up exercises, up and down strokes, letter formation and connecting words, and a full beginners kit to continue practicing!

The session ends with a DIY activity for you to take home, and plenty of time for 1 on 1 support and Q&A.

After this class, you’ll be able to:

- Use a nib and pen holder for pointed pen calligraphy.

- Write a lowercase and uppercase alphabet using the pointed pen technique.

If you have any questions about the class please do not hesitate to reach us via email at

Can’t wait to see you there! Bring your BFF!

Ages: 16 years and up - no experience necessary!

Supplies: All supplies are provided! You will receive a full beginners kit that will include a specially curated class booklet for you to be able to practice and learn, nib, pen holder, ink, clipboard with practice paper, and DIY. Refreshments and snacks are also included!

Instructor: Gina Mattioli, calligrapher, stationer, and small shop owner of Pretty Sugar Co.

Gina is a self-taught left-handed calligrapher who will write on just about anything she can get her hands on! She loves working with all local brides and event planners in creating the most magical event dream into reality. She creates everything from save the dates, to invitations + envelopes to all day of details and is so excited to spread the knowledge and joy of modern calligraphy to you!

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NOTE: All classes require a minimum number of students to run. Please sign up in advance to help avoid cancellation due to low registration. In the case of a cancellation, you will be notified prior and receive a full refund. Please read our class policies.


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Later Event: October 25
Pen & Ink - Landscape Drawing