Ceramics Vocabulary & Rules
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Ceramics Vocabulary & Rules

Ceramics Vocabulary. 1. . Ceramics. – an object made from clay. 2. . . Plastic. – clay that is soft and easy to work with. 3. . . Leatherhard. – clay that is slightly dried and holds its shape.

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Ceramics Vocabulary & Rules

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Ceramics Vocabulary

1. Ceramics – an object made from clay2. Plastic – clay that is soft and easy to work with3. Leatherhard – clay that is slightly dried and holds its shape

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Ceramics Vocabulary

4. Score and Slip – scratching up the sides (score) of two pieces of clay and then adding goopy clay (slip) to get them to stick together5. Wedge – kneading clay to get rid of air bubbles6. Greenware – clay that is completely dry, but hasn’t been fired

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Ceramics Vocabulary

7. Kiln – high temperature furnace that make clay permanently hard8. Bisqueware – clay that has been fired in the kiln once9. Handbuilding – make a ceramic piece with your hands (instead of the potter’s wheel)

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Ceramic Process

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plastic

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eather

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greenware

kiln

bisqueware

paint

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culpt & add attachments

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Ceramic Rules

11. You must score and slip, otherwise your piece will fall apart

12. Do not sculpt areas thicker than your thumb

13. Do not create air bubbles in the clay

14. Don’t use too much water

15. Do not throw clay – clay on the floor turns to harmful dust

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Your Project

Pinch Pot Animal

You may choose any animal you want

The base of your sculpture will be a pinch pot

You must have at least 4 attachments on your pinch pot

You must have a area of texture

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