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┬ástocking 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

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

Realistic expectations – what will you learn at a modern calligraphy workshop?

August 7, 2018By Claire Gouldcalligraphy workshop, learning calligraphy, wedding calligraphy No Comments

Modern calligraphy is harder than it looks. But I’m confident at least 90% of people can do it – and I really do believe that you only need 2 hours of teaching before you can continue your calligraphy journey to success! The secret is to practice – have your first practice session at home (if … Read More