Calligraphy Classes & Artisan Markets

Jan 20

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

My all-new workshop combines the best parts of my previous two classes! You'll learn the basics of modern calligraphy and explore a variety of supplies to build the essential calligraphy tool kit. Discover everything you need to know to create beautiful pointed-pen calligraphy and have some fun along the way.

9:00am - 12:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations, 24th and Harney, Omaha

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/551796605/new-modern-calligraphy-workshop-omaha-ne

Jan 20

Modern Calligraphy Workshop

My all-new extended workshop combines the best parts of my previous two classes! You'll learn the basics of modern calligraphy and explore a variety of supplies to build the essential calligraphy tool kit. Discover everything you need to know to create beautiful pointed-pen calligraphy.

Past events

Dec 17

Holiday Market at The Waiting Room and Reverb Lounge

We’re a must-visit destination on Sunday, December 17th for gifts created by local craftsmen and artists with shoppers and vendors alike enjoying this unique and eclectic holiday experience. Not only will we be playing holiday movies and music while you browse, we'll even have a carefully curated Holiday Market-specific cocktail menu! This is free, family-friendly event!

11:00am - 4:00pm CST

The Waiting Room Lounge in Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/118797005465447

Dec 10

Love, The Locals - Holiday Edition

Join us for our 5th Love, The Locals handmade shopping event! We are excited to bring you THE BEST in handmade so you can shop local this season! Grab a friend and join us for a great time! Stay tuned for more details and visit our website www.lovethelocalsnebraska.com for more information.

12:00pm - 6:00pm CST

The BAY in Lincoln, Nebraska

https://www.facebook.com/events/346658359094507/

Dec 9

Hutch Holiday Market

Hutch Holiday Market & Glo After Party Featuring your favorite Local Makers! December 9th Marcus Midtown 3rd Floor 3-8pm FREE to the public Family Friendly! 8pm-11pm Glo After Party w/ Drink Specials

3:00pm - 8:00pm CST

3rd floor of Marcus Theater, Midtown Crossing

https://www.facebook.com/events/305547079937404/

Dec 9

Pleasant Avenue Holiday Pop Up

Falalalala! Pleasant Avenue Paper is popping up during Magnolia Events & Creations Open-Shop on December 9. Stock up on handpainted cards, holiday gifts and stocking stuffers. I'l be offering on-site custom calligraphy for envelopes and gift tags. Shoppers will also be entered to win a Pleasant Avenue gift bundle!

10:00am - 2:00pm CST

Magnolia Events & Creations, 24th and Harney

https://www.facebook.com/events/123715184972411/

Dec 1 - Dec 1

First Friday Makers Market

Local Handmade Vendors - Live Music - Free Admission - Free Parking

7:00pm - 11:00pm CST

Jazzercise Lincoln North 4640 Bair Ave Suite 240, Lincoln, Nebraska 68504

https://www.facebook.com/events/1736014573372820/

Nov 25 - Nov 26

Handmade Omaha Winter Art & Craft Bazaar

Shop local and shop handmade at Handmade Omaha's 6th Annual Winter Art & Craft Bazaar. Over 25 different local makers will be selling their handmade goods. Free Admission and Free Parking!

10:00am - 4:00pm CST

Bancroft Street Market, Omaha, NE

https://www.facebook.com/events/199200450618692/

Nov 18

Bench: MADE Holiday 2017

Bench: MADE is back for another Holiday artisan market! Over 50 of the finest craftspeople and retailers from our region will be showcasing their goods. Grab a friend, hang with some amazing folks, and stock up on quality goods while supporting local.

10:00am - 4:00pm CST

MIDCO WAREHOUSE (Immediately south of Bench) 1141 N 11th Street Omaha, NE 68102...

https://www.facebook.com/events/352346171853735/?active_tab=about

Nov 11

OPEN SEATS! Exploring Calligraphy Supplies: The Thankful Edition

During this special two-hour class, Courtney will introduce you to oblique pen holders, different nibs, metallic inks and using gouache as ink. Participants learn about developing their own personal style based on several letter exemplars. All experience levels are welcome! You'll keep all the provided supplies. Just bring yourself -- and a friend or two!

Nov 11

SOLD OUT: Intro to Modern Calligraphy: The Thankful Edition

Learn the basics of modern calligraphy with Courtney Mattern, the Omaha artist behind Pleasant Avenue Paper Co. Courtney teaches about the history of calligraphy, the tools of the trade and tips to overcome common hurdles. This class is the perfect introduction to the trendy art of Modern calligraphy styles. Participants will practice drills and create a project to take home. All experience levels are welcome! Class size limited.With Thanksgiving around the corner

Nov 4

SOLD OUT: Exploring Supplies: The Holiday Edition

Take your calligraphy to the next level in this beginner-friendly class! Explore a variety of calligraphy tools with Courtney Mattern, the Omaha artist behind Pleasant Avenue Paper Co. During the three-hour class, Courtney will introduce you to oblique pen holders, different nibs, metallic inks and using gouache as ink. Participants will practice drills and learn how to develop their own personal style based on several letter examplers. All experience levels are welcome! Class size limited.

2:00pm - 5:00pm CDT

Lincoln Craft Studio, Lincoln NE

Nov 4

SOLD OUT: Intro to Modern Calligraphy: Holiday Edition

Learn the basics of modern calligraphy with Courtney Mattern, the Omaha artist behind Pleasant Avenue Paper Co. During the three-hour workshop, Courtney teaches about the history of calligraphy, the tools of the trade and tips to overcome common hurdles. This class is the perfect introduction to the trendy art of Modern calligraphy styles. Participants will practice drills and create a project to take home. All experience levels are welcome! Class size limited.

10:00am - 1:00pm CDT

Lincoln Craft Studio, 4720 Prescott Ave, Lincoln NE

https://pleasantavenuepaper.com/listing/542350867/intro-to-modern-calligraphy-lincoln

Oct 28

SOLD OUT: Modern Calligraphy: Exploring Supplies

Explore the tools most commonly used and loved by modern calligraphers! Try new nibs, inks and fonts. This class is beginner friendly and features drinks and treats curated by the ladies at Magnolia Events & Creations.

2:00pm - 4:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, NE

https://www.facebook.com/events/111689879504090

Oct 28

SOLD OUT: Intro to Modern Calligraphy

Learn the basics of pointed-pen calligraphy with Courtney Mattern, the Omaha artist behind Pleasant Avenue Paper Co. This class is no ordinary calligraphy class - it's a straight-up, fun-filled calligraphy party featuring decor, snacks and drinks curated by the ladies at Magnolia Events & Creations.

11:00am - 1:00pm CDT

Magnolia Events & Creations, 2401 Harney Street, Omaha, NE

https://www.facebook.com/events/110170506362354

Oct 21

hutchFEST

The 2nd annual hutchFEST is a one-day community and artisan celebration in Midtown Crossing at Turner Park, with 120+ highly curated vendors from across the Midwest. This vibrant gathering cultivates and showcases the freshest talent from the very best in modern maker design, quality handmade goods and relevant found objects.

11:00am - 6:00pm CDT

Midtown Crossing in Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/785699294972117

Sep 22

Turner Park Night Market

The Night Market arrives in Omaha at Turner Park! Come for a mash-up of live music and food and stay for the artist vendors and outdoor games!

6:00pm - 10:00pm CDT

Turner Park at Midtown Crossing in Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/253658711770636

Aug 25

Turner Park Night Market

The Night Market arrives in Omaha at Turner Park! Come for a mash-up of live music and food and stay for the artist vendors and outdoor games!

6:00pm - 10:00pm CDT

Turner Park at Midtown Crossing in Omaha

https://www.facebook.com/events/454407101559122

Jul 29

Benson Days Artisan Market

Shop my market-only deals at Benson Days! Held each July, Benson Days is a one-day, family friendly summer festival that celebrates the neighborhood’s creative culture. Activities include a pancake breakfast, parade, street festival featuring dozens of vendors, art, live music, children’s activities and more.

1:00pm - 7:00pm CDT

Maple Street, Benson Neighborhood, Omaha

http://www.BensonDays.com

Jun 17

Modern Calligraphy Level II

My level II class is beginner-friendly and explores a variety of tools used in pointed-pen calligraphy including ink options and new letterforms. You will also complete a project incorporating your new lettering skills!

Jun 17

Intro to Modern Calligraphy

My beginner’s workshop in modern pointed-pen calligraphy will teach you about the tools of calligraphy, basics in practice strokes and technique, as well as cover a full alphabet. You will also complete a project incorporating watercolor design with your new lettering skills! If you are just starting out or are looking for hands-on tips and techniques to improve your beginner’s hand, this workshop is for you!

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