Ceramics & Stages of Clay
5 Written Questions
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Clay that has dried to the degree that all of the moistrue that can evaporate at room temperature has done so.
- a property of clay that allows it to receive and retain form
- liquid clay used in casting or between clay surfaces to facilitate joining pieces. It can also be applied as decoration.
- term describing anything made of clay. It can be pottery or sculpture.
- high fire ceramics usually tan or gray, non porous. Fired at 2400 (2nd firing)
5 True/False Questions
Earthenware → low-fire clay usually red or brown , not vitreous and porous. Fired at 1800 low chipping resistence
Vitrified → tiny pores in the clay to allow the escape of water during drying and firing
Plastic → clay that is mpost and workable it can still be shaped and added onto
Glazeware → any clay object that has not been fired
Leather Hard → the condition of clay when it is too hard to bend but is still moist enough to carve