Phil adopts new seal for his work

The seal Phil Barton now uses to sign his artwork
Phil Barton's Seal made up of the Chinese 'zhōng' character and the Greek capital phi

As from 2021, Phil Barton will be using the seal above to sign his print and other paper based works made up of two symbols – the Chinese red dragon symbol which he first knew playing Mah Jong with his father as a teenager and the Greek capital letter Phi from his given name.

The red dragon represents the animal kingdom, including humanity, and the character zhōng also means centre, middle, achievement. The letter phi, as well as forming the first syllable of his name, is used to represent the golden ratio, section or mean and is a symbol for wave functions in quantum mechanics and Schrödinger’s Equation.

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