Syuhei's polishing trowel. Syuhei showing participants how to polish clay balls. Syuhei and Satomi plaster clay balls by rolling them against a smooth ceramic tile. Lime-Clay plaster with a blue clay beneath. The red clay plaster and texture is a traditional tea house finish. Blowing the paint on imitates night clouds. Keeps clay plaster from pulling away from the wood. So smooth it looks like wood. Syuhei erodes one layer off to expose the one beneath. Frescoed lime-clay plaster. Exposing with water and brush the embedded hemp fibers. Lime-Clay Editor of the magazine Confort, which features clay editions regularly.