Copperplate calligraphy: Entry stroke

Even though the entry stroke looks simple, it is based upon the oval, let’s take a look! Copperplate calligraphy: Entry stroke This entry stroke is definitely a small but mighty stroke! It is not just …

Copperplate Calligraphy: 7 steps to a perfect Descender Loop

The last two strokes of the basic Copperplate strokes are the ascender loop and descender loop. We’re going to study these two together! If you haven’t studied the ascender loop yet, make sure you go …

Copperplate Practice: 7 steps to Perfect an Ascender Loop

The last two basic Copperplate strokes are the ascender loop and descender loop. We’re going to study these two together! Copperplate Practice: 7 steps to Perfect an Ascender Loop     Ideally, your ascender and …

Engraved Bracelet: Possum et ego (I can, and I will)

I named my website Kokoro no Melody, or Melody of the Heart, because I truly believe that everyone has a story to tell. And I’d like to share some of my client’s stories because they …

It Doesn’t Matter How Slow You Go, As Long As You Don’t Stop

I had a really great weekend, where we did chores on Saturday, and yesterday, we ended up going to a town (~1.5 hrs away from where I live) to go to the Reptile Zoo with …