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      Studentnewhan1@outlook.com
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      I am planning on practicing carving Chinese words on seals. Does anyone else do this? Am I right in thinking I have to mirror the Chinese word so it comes out the right way round when stamped on paper?

       

       

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      FeliceFelice
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      You are right on mirroring the characters when you put them on your stone, so when you stamp your seal it will look right. You can use a pencil or a felt pen to draw the characters on it (traditionally they use ink and brush).

      I’ve made a video once on how to carve a seal if it may be of help for you : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MeeH21SW-s

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