Hutian Workshop Hutian Workshop 12/05/2015 Derek Carving using traditional tools on a meiping vase form. This workshop employs a type of thick slip-casting as well as coil building in molds. Bowls are removed from molds, trimmed, and then carved. This studio also copies sculptures. The elements of the sculptures are slip-casted and press molded. After firing, most of the porcelain goes through a process of antiquing. Some finished items.