I decided to try out husking and eccentric coils and came up with this
The red mark on the lower right hand corner is actually my Chinese name carved onto a stone. It's sort of my name stamp. Normally you'll see this kind of name stamp on Chinese paintings or calligraphy works.
Close up and you can see my lotus flower is 'flat'. I tried to make the petals 'curled' up a bit so that it looks like a blooming lotus but couldn't. I'll have to work on that.