InstructionsThings You'll Need:
1Read about the Japanese craft of dorodango (sometimes known as doro-dango, hikarudorodango, or 'shining dorodango') and learn about its similarities (and differences) to pottery and working with clay.Admire the images of these amazing balls of mud. Depending on your choice of starting materials (different muds from different sources), and your dorodangotechnique, it's possible to produce a wide vareity of colors and textures in your finished mud ball.The Resources section has links to more information.2.
2Find a good source of mud, or make your own with ordinary dirt and water. Unliketraditional pottery, with clay as a primary medium, dorodango uses mud as its base.Get a good sized glob of mud in your hand, squeeze out the water, and form it into asphere.3.