Christmas preparations at By Moon & Tide Calligraphy

October 28, 2018By Claire Gouldcalligraphy projects, calligraphy workshop, wedding calligraphy No Comments

With less than nine weeks until Christmas, we’re busy making plans and stocking up (pun not intended!) on gift tags and calligraphy kits for the festive season! I’ve been working on some exercises for those of you learning calligraphy, and shared this Christmas card design on my social media. I love it because it’s deceptively easy … Read More

Family tree calligraphy – bespoke family trees available in the UK and worldwide

September 17, 2018By Claire Gouldcalligraphy projects, family tree calligraphy uk No Comments

In my years as a professional calligrapher I’ve written hundreds of family trees – mainly via my Not On The High Street store, where I sell small format, modern family trees with hand calligraphy. These are wonderful Christmas gift ideas with a very special personal touch – it’s coming up to busy season and I … Read More

Essential supplies for modern calligraphy – day 7 and beyond

August 24, 2018By Claire Gouldlearning calligraphy, wedding calligraphy No Comments

Once you know you’ll keep practising, it’s worth getting a few extra supplies – so I recommend making learning calligraphy fun with: coloured inks coloured papers – especially dark different nibs a book – try my Introduction to Modern Calligraphy, or Nib & Ink, or Modern Calligraphy Workshop Read my article about making practice fun, … Read More

Natalie’s calligraphy journey

August 10, 2018By Claire Gouldlearning calligraphy No Comments

Keeping in touch with students from my calligraphy workshops is the loveliest thing. Natalie has been to two of my calligraphy classes in Manchester, and seeing her beautiful lettering style develop is just brilliant for me. I wanted to share her progress to show you just how much you can achieve with modern lettering, in … Read More