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

How to master chalkboard calligraphy

August 3, 2018By Claire Gouldcalligraphy projects No Comments

Chalkboards, blackboards – my memories from school are very different from the art I see on Pinterest and Insta nowadays! Not only has their name changed – is ‘chalkboard’ an American thing? a wedding thing? – but their purpose has too. Chalkboards now are for welcoming guests to your wedding, for displaying your seating plan … Read More