Originally Posted by ryuurui
You could not be more wrong. Carving a seal requires a lot of knowledge. You can carve them yourself, given that you have a skill in calligraphy and are manually dexterous, knowing what you are doing. It is like calligraphy in wood. Two skills in one. You could order one, too, it costs between 100-300 bucks.
Umm, no. He wants one to stamp a painting. Every artist I know has carved their own.
Kids do indeed make them for school regularly. Eraser stamps are a normal thing, and kits for them are sold all over.
I think that you misunderstood me as suggesting that someone make their own hanko/inkan. That`s something entirely different, and not what the original poster was asking for in the first place.