Carving a gago-in, a kind of chop seal, also called inkan or hanko. I first encountered seals in my corporate life, working on an IT project in China that would allow for electronic contract signatures. They’re used in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan both formally and casually. Formally, they may be used to execute legal documents and are considered harder to forge than a signature. Their historical equivalent in the west would be wax seals and signet rings. They’re also
Playing With Art Supplies
While I work both traditionally and digitally, I am a sucker for art supplies.
I invite you to live vicariously, or get tempted into dropping your own cash, as I play around with shiny objects picked up or ordered in my travels