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Ceramics unit

  1. 1. Ceramics Unit
  2. 2. CLAY
  3. 3. CLAY STIFF, STICKY KIND OF EARTH THAT IS USED IN CERAMICS.
  4. 4. CERAMICS
  5. 5. CERAMICS ART OF MAKING OBJECTS WITH CLAY TO PRODUCE POTTERY AND SCULPTURE
  6. 6. POTTERY
  7. 7. POTTERY TAKING CERAMICS AND FIRING IT IN A KILN TO MAKE IT STRONGER
  8. 8. KILN
  9. 9. KILN FURNACE CLAY IS FIRED IN THE TEMPETURE IN THE KILN CAN REACH 2000 PLUS DEGREES
  10. 10. KNEAD/WEDGE
  11. 11. KNEAD/WEDGE REMOVING AIR BUBBLES FROM THE CLAY, AIR BUBBLES CAN CAUSE A PIECE TO BLOW UP
  12. 12. SCORE
  13. 13. SCORING ROUGHING UP THE SURFACES OF THE CLAY TO ACT AS AN ADHESIVE ELEMENT WHEN ATTACHING TWO PIECES OF CLAY TOGETHER
  14. 14. TEXTURE
  15. 15. TEXTURE HOW SOMETHING FEELS WE CAN CREATE SMOOTH SURFACE OR A ROUGH SURFACE
  16. 16. COIL CONSTRUCTION
  17. 17. COILS LONG ROLL JOINED INTO A CIRCLE OR SPIRAL
  18. 18. SLAB CONSTRUCTION
  19. 19. SLAB FLAT SHEETS OF CLAY USED TO CREATE BOXED POTTERY
  20. 20. GREENWARE
  21. 21. GREENWARE CLAY PROJECT BEFORE IT HAS BEEN FIRED IT IS VERY FRAIL AT THIS STAGE
  22. 22. BISQUEWARE
  23. 23. BISQUREWARE PROJECT HAS BEEN FIRED ONE TIME
  24. 24. Building a Vessel • Finish researching coil and slab design assignment • Sketch your ideas • Create your vessel 1. Wedge clay (remove air bubbles) 2. Create the base 3. Attach coils or slabs-be sure to score each piece
  25. 25. ASSIGNMENT • CREATE A VESSEL OUT OF COILS AND OR SLABS- SIZE 4-6 INCHES TALL OR WIDE

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