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INTRO TO CERAMICS

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INTRODUCTION OF CERAMICS

PREPARATION

PREPARE

HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH

HOW

MUCH?

BASIC FORMS

BASIC

FORMS

CONSTRUCTION METHODS

BUILD IT

FIRE UP THE KILN

FIRE UP

THE KILN

FUNCTIONAL OR DECORATIVE

OR BOTH

USEFUL

OR DECO

OR BOTH

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Response 1

THIS PROCESS REMOVES AIR

POCKETS IN THE CLAY AND

MAKES THE CONSISTENCY

HOMOGENOUS

WHAT IS WEDGING?

TO PREPARE THE CLAY FOR

FORMING, YOU SHOULD

WEDGE THE CLAY

APPROXIMATELY (15, 30, 45)

TIMES

WHAT IS 30?

TO CREATE A SIMPLE PINCH

POT YOU SHOULD START WITH

A BALL OF CLAY THAT IS

APPROXIMATELY THE SIZE OF

THIS FRUIT.

WHAT IS A PLUM?

PRESSING YOUR THUMB INTO A

SMALL BALL OF CLAY AND

PINCHING THE SIDES INTO A

BOWL

WHAT IS A PINCH-POT?

BEFORE KILN FIRING WAS

POSSIBLE, POTTERY WAS

HARDENED BY PLACING IT

DIRECTLY INTO THIS

WHAT IS FIRE?

SCULPTURES THAT SERVE NO

FUNCTION EXCEPT AESTHETIC

ENJOYMENT ARE CONSIDERED

TO BE THIS

WHAT IS DECORATIVE?

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Response 2

TO MIX VERY WET CLAY WITH

VERY DRY CLAY, YOU SHOULD

BEGIN WITH ---. A. SPIRAL

WEDGING B. CUT WEDGING C.

THROWING

B. WHAT IS CUT

WEDGING?

THE THICKNESS OF THE CLAY

IN AN AVERAGE BOWL SHOULD

BE ABOUT THE SAME AS THIS

WRITING TOOL.

WHAT IS A PENCIL OR

PEN?

TRUE/FALSE WHEN CREATING

A SMALL BOWL USING THE

PINCH METHOD, YOU SHOULD

START AT THE RIM AND WORK

TOWARD THE BASE

FALSE

ROLLING THE CLAY OUT INTO A

FLAT PIECE AND COMBINING

FLAT PIECES TOGETHER TO

FORM USEFUL CONTAINERS OR

DECORATIVE SCULPTURES

WHAT IS SLAB

CONSTRUCTION?

THE NAME FOR CLAY FORMS

THAT ARE DRY AND READY TO

BE PLACED IN THE KILN

WHAT IS GREENWARE?

BOWLS THAT ARE DECORATED

WITH DESIGNS AND GLAZED

WITH FOOD-SAFE GLAZE ON

THE INTERIOR

WHAT IS BOTH?

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Response 3

TRUE/FALSE CLAY THAT

STICKS TO YOUR HANDS IS

THE PERFECT CONSISTENCY.

FALSE

THICKER OR THINNER FOR

LARGER FORMS THE CLAY

SHOULD BE ____ THAN FOR

SMALLER FORMS

WHAT IS THICKER?

YOU NEED THIS TO 'GLUE'

PIECES OF WET CLAY

TOGETHER WHILE YOU ARE

FORMING

WHAT IS SLIP?

FORMING LONG ROPES OF

CLAY AND PRESSING THEM

TOGETHER TO FORM THE

WALLS OF A CONTAINER

WHAT IS COIL

CONSTRUCTION?

CLAY FORMS THAT HAVE BEEN

FIRED ONE TIME AND ARE

READY FOR APPLICATION OF

GLAZE OR PAINT

WHAT IS BISQUE?

SIMPLE PINCH POTS WITH

DECORATIVE TEXTURES

PRESSED INTO THEM

WHAT IS BOTH?

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Response 4

THE PROPERTY OF CLAY THAT

REDUCES CRACKING AND

MAKES IT EASY TO FORM

WHAT IS ELASTICITY?

WHEN FORMING CLAY, IT

BEGINS CRACKING WHEN

THERE IS NOT ENOUGH OF THIS

WHAT IS WATER

(MOISTURE)?

THIS IS ADDED TO CLAY TO

GIVE IT STRENGTH (IT ALSO

GIVES IT TEXTURE/GRIT)

WHAT IS GROG?

TAKING A LARGE LUMP OF

CLAY AND REMOVING PIECES

WITH A CUTTING TOOL TO

ACHIEVE THE DESIRED SHAPE

WHAT IS CARVING

(SCULPTING) ?

THE SECOND FIRING OF CLAY

FORMS IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE

A GLOSSY FINISH

WHAT IS GLAZE

FIRING?

FACTORY PRODUCED

CERAMIC PLATES, BOWLS AND

CUPS

WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL?

(CAN ALSO BE BOTH)

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TRUE/FALSE CLAY THAT IS

FOUND IN THE GROUND CAN BE

USED FOR SIMPLE PROJECTS

AND MAY GIVE FAVORABLE

RESULTS

TRUE

TRUE/FALSE WHEN ADDING

LIQUID TO CRACKING CLAY IT

IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU

DON'T WEDGE THE CLAY AGAIN

FALSE

PRESSING OBJECTS INTO THE

CLAY OR SCRATCHING THE

SURFACE PRODUCES THIS

WHAT IS TEXTURE?

USING A SPINNING WHEEL TO

PRODUCE SYMMETRICAL

CYLINDRICAL CONTAINERS

OUT OF CLAY

WHAT IS THROWING?

TRUE/FALSE YOU CAN TELL

WHAT COLOR A GLAZE WILL

BE AFTER IT IS FIRED BY

LOOKING AT THE LIQUID FORM

OF THE GLAZE

FALSE

BRICKS MADE FROM CLAY

THAT ARE USED FOR

BUILDINGS, FLOORS, AND

BARRIERS

WHAT IS BOTH?

(FUNCTION > DECO IN

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FIRE UP THE KILN  

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THE NAME FOR THE SHELVESAND POSTS USED TOMAXIMIZE THE SPACE INSIDEOF A KILN   

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WHAT IS KILNFURNITURE?

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FIRE UP THE KILN  

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THE NAME FOR THE SHELVESAND POSTS USED TOMAXIMIZE THE SPACE INSIDEOF A KILN   

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WHAT IS KILNFURNITURE?

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