Pictorial Seal Carving Workshop by seal engraver Chan Ruying
Love stamping commercial chops but always wish you could come up with your own designs? Now you can, with traditional art of Chinese seal carving! Chinese seals are not just about ancient script and Chinese characters but also include pictorial designs of animals, human, plants and pattern etc. Seals are far from being outmoded and are highly relevant in modern context as designs are constantly refreshed by contemporary artists. In this workshop, participants will learn the basic techniques of pictorial seal carving and get the hands-on practice under the guidance of the facilitator. Participants will get to bring home their completed seal, print, carving knife and ink paste after the session.
Materials provided to each participant for this workshop includes
1) Two seal stones
2) One carving knife
4) Sand paper
5) Ink paste