How To: Design and carve a Chinese name chop seal stamp

Design and carve a Chinese name chop seal stamp

Any artist who excels enough in his profession will create some sort of signature on his painting to notify other it's his work. Some painters, like Jan van Eyck, are cryptic with their inscriptions, putting it in almost impossible to see areas in the painting, while others, like Chinese painters, put their literal stamp on paintings with a carved seal stamp.

In this video, you'll learn how to chop and carve a Chinese name chop seal stamp with flowers by Henry Li.

As a trained archaeologist, Henry Li has been deen doing Chinese seal design and carving for more than thirty years. In this video you will see how he did a special name chop for Carol with traditional floral pattern. The chop is done in the yang or positive carving style.

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