Just carved a name seal
I carved a seal this past weekend, not using the usual seal script but with my own calligraphy. Actually this is the first name seal I have done…the ones I tried before were animal seals.
I will start stamping my paintings with this new seal.
This is the Yin style seal carving, with the characters carved in, and the stamped effect is white characters with red background. I will attempt the Yang style carving later, with the reverse effect.
Here are my carving tools:
This is how I secure the stone: