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Craftsman Makes Vivid, Award-winning Dough Figurines in Huai'an


Luo Guijin makes dough figurines in his studio in Qingjiangpu District, Huai'an City, Jiangsu Province, April 29, 2019. Luo Guijin studied the craft at 18 years old. He has mastered well the traditional techniques to make figures by hand, usually using wheat flour and glutinous rice flour as raw materials. More importantly, he has made innovations in forming his own style. As an inheritor of the intangible cultural heritage, Luo creates vivid dough figurines featuring different topics, such as the mythical characters, fruits, and vegetables, and has won awards in many competitions.