The ancient folk art of candy sculpting, Amezaiku (sweet candy craft), is one of the most beautiful art forms that involves delectable edibles in which only a few master performers exist in the world. One of these masters is Shan Ichiyanagi aka the Rodin of Lollipop will be attending this summer¹s most anticipated animation, music and manga event¹s, AM2, Summer Festival to the delight of attendees.
More info can be found at www.am2con.org
With a large palette of boiling corn syrup and a variety of precision tools, Shan utilizes highly choreographed gestures and flourishes as he dips, molds, pinches and pulls at the jewel-toned ³goo² while it cools and hardens into astonishingly intricate sculptures of fantastic animals and objects that are worthy of almost any mantel. While he has sculpted well over 100 different objects, Shan can sculpt any object his audience can think of. A unique and appealing candy sculpture can be magically made in less than 5 minutes as you watch with fascination!