What sculptor and potter Johnson Tsang can create from a mere hunk of wet clay is just magnificent. The Hong Kong-based artist is a true genius and is renowned for his weird free-hand ceramic and steel-entwined art, ordinarily. But he’s also hugely capable with a potter’s wheel.
Check out his latest work:
On the wheel.
A potter’s work is never done.
Getting hands on…
Is that a rolling pin?!
Tsang is, quite simply, a master.
Shaping a head.
Using his tools.
An artist at work.
Detailing the teeth now.
Johnson takes hours perfecting each pot.
Things are really taking shape.
Just wait – it’s going to be beautiful.
Can you tell what it is yet?
It’s delicate work, this.
Now the paintbrush comes out.
It’s coming together now…
Johnson needs a steady hand for this part.
And here’s the finished article…
So there you have it… Brilliant stuff. Not quite a Ming – but still a beautiful thing!