Multi-tasking model in bid to win TV pottery contest is China-born Cambridge graduate

By | January 10, 2021
Multi-tasking model in bid to win TV pottery contest is China-born Cambridge graduate

Multi-tasking mannequin in bid to win TV pottery contest is China-born Cambridge graduate

Dressed to kiln! Multi-tasking mannequin in bid to win TV pottery contest is China-born Cambridge graduate

Most days she might be discovered as much as her arms in clay, creating vases, bowls and mugs on her potter’s wheel for her budding enterprise.

On different events Shenyue Ding, a contestant on the brand new collection of The Nice Pottery Throw Down, slips into designer garments for her very completely different work as a mannequin.

And Miss Ding’s skills don’t finish there. She has a level in pure sciences from Cambridge and used to work as a marketing consultant in biotechnology earlier than she gave all of it as much as pursue her new-found pastime.

Shenyue Ding, a contestant on the new series of The Great Pottery Throw Down, slips into designer clothes for her very different work as a model

Shenyue Ding, a contestant on the brand new collection of The Nice Pottery Throw Down, slips into designer garments for her very completely different work as a mannequin

The multi-talented Miss Ding, 28, based Supper Ceramics in 2019, creating items for the dinner desk in a studio in east London, the place she lives together with her accomplice Alex.

Her wares embody distinctive pots, centrepieces and dinner platters painted with slip, a liquid clay, earlier than being glazed and fired.

On her web site she writes: ‘Most of my items are thrown on the wheel … I’m unusually interested in the sluggish, multi-step course of of creating pots, which, relying on plenty of mysterious components (just like the climate, the kiln gods and many others), implies that it takes 4-6 weeks for every bit from begin to end.

The multi-talented Miss Ding, 28, founded Supper Ceramics in 2019, creating pieces for the dinner table in a studio in east London, where she lives with her partner Alex

The multi-talented Miss Ding, 28, based Supper Ceramics in 2019, creating items for the dinner desk in a studio in east London, the place she lives together with her accomplice Alex

Miss Ding on a modelling campaign

Miss Ding on the show

Miss Ding on a modelling marketing campaign (left) and on the present (proper). She used to work as a method marketing consultant within the subject of biotechnology, however stop after discovering pottery 18 months in the past

‘In a world filled with mass-produced Ikea uniformity, my predominant objective is to create distinctive gadgets that will probably be treasured in your house.’

Miss Ding has 143,000 followers on TikTok, the place she shares video demonstrations filmed at her potter’s wheel.

Her 6,000 Instagram followers, in the meantime, can see her modelling for labels resembling Armani, Vivienne Westwood, Jaeger, Cos, Whistles and the lingerie manufacturers Coco de Mer London and Zimmerli.

Her wares include unique pots, centrepieces and dinner platters painted with slip, a liquid clay, before being glazed and fired

Her wares embody distinctive pots, centrepieces and dinner platters painted with slip, a liquid clay, earlier than being glazed and fired

She used to work as a method marketing consultant within the subject of biotechnology, however stop after discovering pottery 18 months in the past.

Miss Ding, who was born in China and introduced up in Manchester, is amongst 12 contestants on the fourth collection of the Channel 4 present, which began final evening.

Actress Siobhan McSweeney is the brand new host, with judges Keith Brymer Jones and Wealthy Miller returning.

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