Watch a Clay Vase Take Shape From the Potter's Wheel's Perspective

Andrew LaSane

In the video above, ceramist Eric Landon decided to switch things up by mounting a camera to the potter's wheel, offering a new look at the claymaking process. With the artist's hands and the surrounding studio eventually disappearing into a blur, the video is a mesmerizing look at how the clay is transformed into an impressive vase in under three minutes. There are a couple moments where the footage appears to not be in real-time because of how the dimensions of the vase change, but it does not take away from the end result. We haven't watched a pottery scene this satisfying since Ghost.

[h/t: Colossal]

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