shrinks and hardens. can crack with uneven texture or warp
you repeatedly knead the clay to create a uniform body.
the clay is still visibly damp (usually a darkish gray) but has dried enough to be able to be handled without deformation.
Apply slip to the scored areas of the pot. roll out a thin coil and weld it to both the pot and the handle along the upper and lower attachment seams.
finished leather-hard or bone-dry clay pieces not yet fired
potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
a large oven for firing or burning or drying such things as porcelain or bricks
the first firing in the kiln before glaze may be applied
a colored decoration applied on a raw or bisque ware before the glaze is applied
glaze made out of glass that is applied after bisque-fire
a finished piece of pottery
Pot made by pinching the clay with the fingers and thumb
a piece of clay rolled like a rope, used in making pottery
large flat piece of clay formed by rolling or throwing.
rib, wedged ball of clay, water and sponge, wire cutter, needle tool and a wheel
cutting away parts to create a desired shape
using objects to press into the clay
the characteristic appearance of a surface having a tactile quality
the top edge of a vessel
an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects
the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it
lowest support of a structure
the application of wax to a surface to prevent wax from being absorbed into the clay
A potters' term for removing all the glaze from the foot of a pot before firing by rubbing the foot on wet carpet.