Yantai dough modeling
Updated : 2015-03-13
With a history dating back thousands of years and a profound culture, Yantai dough modeling is a featured folk art in China that enjoys a long-standing reputation.
The dough modeling craftsmen have transformed their works from folk toys made on the streets into more exquisite desk displays. Modern artists have injected great enthusiasm and efforts into dough modeling, reviving the art into something new.
As a living fossil of national culture, dough modeling boasts profound cultural, historical and practical values.
Yantai dough modeling is created by Jiaodong women, based on local characteristics, festivals and living customs. The dough models express aesthetic sense and spirit of human art.