Over the years, Bruce Gardner has mastered the Japanese craft of hikaru dorodango, polished mud balls that literally mean "shiny dumplings."
"He first learned about the practice from the sci-fi writer William Gibson, and the rest is history. Bruce is based in Albuquerque, New Mexico."
Here's a handy guide:
Be sure to check out other videos in P2's Buck the Cubicle series, "featuring people who get out, get dirty and find inspiration in all manner of offbeat occupations."
• Buck the Cubicle: Hikaru Dorodango (YouTube / P2 Photography)
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