Jinan artisan crafts Beijing Winter Olympics-themed dough figurines

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2022-01-29

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Yu Enchao, a folk artist in Jinan, Shandong province, teaches a child how to make a dough figurine on Jan 27. Yu is creating a set of ice and snow sports-themed dough figurines to celebrate the upcoming 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. [Photo/IC]


A dough figure made by Yu. Dough modeling is a traditional Chinese folk art which can be traced back to the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD). [Photo/IC]


Yu concentrates on making a dough figurine of Bing Dwen Dwen, the mascot of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. [Photo/IC]


A child takes a close look at the dough figurine made by Yu. [Photo/IC]