a welcoming speech by NSAS president Mr. Khoo Boon Seng
Mr. Khoo presenting souvenir to Mr. Lee Chee Keong (left) and on the right is Mr. Yong Look Lam, NSAS vice president.
Mr. Lee gave a brief introduction of seal engraving art.
Audience were from members and non-members.
Demo by Mr. Lee:
rub the seal stone to sand paper to get its surface totally flat
use a special clamp to secure the stone
make a draft work on the surface of the stone
the techniques of handling graver
the use of the little finger
how to make a stamping
make inscriptions on the side of the stone
the side inscriptions
how to make a rubbing of the side inscriptions
the lower one was another seal engraved by Mr. Lee
audience were invited to get a hands-on trial
The talk and demo ended at about 4 pm.
Thanks to Mr. Lee Chee Keong.