Mesmerizing wet clay drawings created on spinning potter's wheel (Video)

Mikhail Sadovnikov
Video screen capture Mikhail Sadovnikov

Working with clay is something that humankind has explored for thousands of years, apparently as far back as 14,000 BC. We still make pottery, buildings and we can even keep our food cold with it; There's nothing as primal as drawing with wet earth and in the video below, Russian ceramics artist Mikhail Sadovnikov starts drawing with wet clay (also called "slip") on a spinning potter's wheel and videotaped the mesmerizing results:

Simply astounding; hat tip to This Is Colossal.

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