Ghoulish Gothic Supplies List

Every item on this page is a part of my creative toolbox. Nearly every one of these is a product I’ve purchased or have experience with and would recommend, so I hope you find them helpful too. This page contains some affiliate links, which means if you decide to purchase somthing using the links below, I’ll receive a small commission at no extra cost to you (so a huge thank you if you use one of these links!).


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Basic Supplies

Calligraphy Pens

Specialty Inks


  • Strathmore Calligraphy Paper
  • Tomoe River Paper
  • Strathmore Bristol Board – There are 2 versions: vellum, and smooth. I like the smooth surface when writing with Pilot Parallel pens.
  • Nanami Seven Seas Notebooks – Made with Tomoe River paper and a favorite notebook for practicing. The Crossfield and Microdot editions have helpful marks for practicing. The Standard is filled with entirely blank pages.
    • Writing Mat (near the bottom of the page if you use the link) – I recommend getting a writing mat to put under the page when practicing (I like the B5 Soft Clear ones)


Sample Guide Sheet

To help get started during the workshop I have provided the following sample guide sheet from my Complete Modern Gothic Calligraphy Toolbox available at

Additional Supplies


Other Writing Tools

Other Helpful Tools & Supplies

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