Folk Blue & White, Xu Lin Feng 徐林峰
A graduate of the prestigious Hangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, Xu Linfeng has had a workshop in Jingdezhen since 2004. He is now making blue & white ware inspired by Chinese folk kilns.
Trimming a Small Dish
While throwing is a fast and fairly imprecise art, trimming is slower and defines the final form of the ware. Here we see a craftsperson trimming high-end porcelain dishes, spending more time than usual on each piece to ensure the perfect shape, lightness, and consistency.
Trimming & Joining Vases, Wu Quan Fa 吴泉发
Wu Quan Fa demonstrates how medium-sized vases are first trimmed and then dry-joined.
Sharpening Trimming Tools
Sharpening trimming tools is a craft of its own with many different techniques. Here we see a basic sharpening procedure for trimming tools.