Research on Modeling Moral and Practices of Huaiyang Clay Dogs
This article first elaborates Huaiyang Clay Dogs through their historical and cultural background as well as species classification, analyzing their modeling concepts: with reproduction worship as the main line, warding off evil and ensuring peace for the assistance, and auspicious for the embellishment. On this basis, the article makes further analysis of Huaiyang Clay Dog’s modeling techniques such as common image and structure, complex proliferation, overstated shape-changing, ideographic symbol, combination of painting and sculpture, interpreting the modeling implied meaning of Huaiyang Clay Dog and putting forward the research concept that advocates a combination of Modeling techniques and moral. By researching modeling moral and practices of the Huaiyang Clay Dogs, the rich implication this kind of folk art will be further excavated, promoting traditional culture.
G. X. Zheng and Q. Min, "Research on Modeling Moral and Practices of Huaiyang Clay Dogs", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 271-273, pp. 469-473, 2011