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These Perfect, Shiny Spheres Started Out as Dirt | Short Film Showcase

These Perfect, Shiny Spheres Started Out as Dirt | Short Film Showcase



Hikaru dorodango, or “shiny dumpling,” is the Japanese art of shaping mud into lustrous, perfect balls. This short film from P2 Photography profiles Bruce Gardner at his studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Watch the process unfold as Gardner collects and sifts the dirt, mixes it with water, and then molds it into its finished state.The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic’s belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners.
P2 Photography: http://www.p2photography.net/
Bruce Gardner: http://www.dorodango.com/about.html
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25 comments

  1. Thought it was chocolate

  2. All of my friends call me dirt. Look what I am now.

  3. I want to have One Of those

  4. Dont let this distract u from the fact that they did SURGERY ON A GRAPE!

  5. So that's what happened to what's left of Thanos' victims.

  6. How do those textures form?? Especially that grey one, with the very large lumps on it, almost like those cartoon meteorites.

  7. Me and my sister used to make these and throw them at things before they were on YouTube

  8. they look like giant maletesers or whoppers

  9. Can I use sand to make ?

  10. They look like mini planets.

  11. dad of jake paul right their

  12. That’s like being a dung beetle

  13. Yandere simulator reddit forum anyone?

  14. Yooooo this is in Albuquerque. I live in Albuquerque!!

  15. Am I The One Who Thinks It's A Chocolate Marbel

  16. wonder if you can use sand

  17. It's not that hard -_- u can do it straight from ground no tools needed…

  18. Logan Paul in 50 years

  19. I'm here because BuzzFeed!

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