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CERAMIC AND SCULPTURE WORKSHOP Site Visit Report

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CLAY: Natural rock or soil which is fine grained and contain silica , alumina , organic matter.
Types : Earthenware , Stoneware, Porcelain.
CLAYBODY : Consist of different materials like silica , clay , fluxes , grog.
Types : Earthenware , Stoneware , Porcelain.

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CERAMIC AND SCULPTURE WORKSHOP Site Visit Report

  1. 1. CERAMIC AND SCULPTURE WORKSHOP Site Visit Report
  2. 2. • CLAY: Natural rock or soil which is fine grained and contain silica , alumina , organic matter. • Types : Earthenware , Stoneware, Porcelain. • CLAYBODY : Consist of different materials like silica , clay , fluxes , grog. • Types : Earthenware , Stoneware , Porcelain.
  3. 3. Traditional pottery • The clay used is terracota . • They mix wheat straws , cow dung , horse dung , in it. • Plasticity is gained to clay which is needed. • Legs are used to mix clay. • A pond like recessed place is created in soil to mix clay. • Religious related thing are made. • They have belief in things. • They make things on manual wheel.
  4. 4. • Yellow clay is applied on things made by them which on drying turns out red . • Things like toys , utensils , kodh (consist of calf, cow , shepherd and shepherdess ) , gummat (residence of spirit ) , male , female idols , pots , etc • Things are baked in open kiln. • Made by laying things on ash and placing hollow pots , cow dung cakes , husk surrounding it. • By putting pre – burnt cow dung cakes on cakes placed in kiln they lit kiln. • The kiln runs for 5 hrs . • On being baked the things turns out red .
  5. 5. • Products can also be painted. • Apply “GERU” on products which is also a kind of clay.
  6. 6. Pottery • Mechanical wheels are also available for pottery. • The product to suitable size is made on it . • Then are tapped by putting it on ash . • They are tapped on outside as well as innerside. • Then are placed in moulds of ash to get them shaped. • Then are placed in sun so that they get dry. • Position is to be regularly changed to prevent single part from over drying. • Its then painted with “ GERU ” • Also designs by using white clay are created.
  7. 7. Bricks • It’s a rectangular unit composed of clay. • Its size is 9” x 4” x 3”. • The clay is mixed with husk and saw dust. • Then is laid in mould whose sides are coated with sand in order to get brick easily unmoulded . • The excess clay is removed. • Then it is baked in kiln • The indension made in brick is called FROG.
  8. 8. • The kiln has a temperature of 700 ⁰ C • The tunnel kiln is created in which bricks are laid. • From top coal is added and they use fevicol to transfer heat . • The chimney is placed on tunnel. • Its position has to be kept on changing so that other chambers also get fired. • The chamber has mud doors. • The kiln runs for 24 hrs. • Once the bricks get baked they are covered with plastic. • On average one person makes 1000 bricks. • The manufacturing process runs 8 months in a year.
  9. 9. • Submitted by : MEWADA ABHISHEK(1432) Submitted to : KRUNAL ZAVERI JAGRUTIE DABHI

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