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  1. One of the oldest ways of forming pottery. Long strands of clay which are laid on top of each other and joined through blending coil to coil.
  2. An oven for firing, drying, baking, hardening, or burning a substance, particularly clay products. It can be electric, natural gas, wood, coal, fuel oil
    or propane.
  3. Clay is hardened by heating it to a high temperature, fusing the clay particles.
    The two basic atmospheres, oxidation and reduction, affect the color of the final piece.

  4. One of the oldest craft techniques in which objects are constructed entirely by hand.

  5. is a machine used in the shaping of round ceramic ware. Can be electric or driven by foot.
  6. No visible moisture. no dampness to touch. Clay is ready to be fired

6 True/False questions

  1. Terracotta
    A brownish-orange earthenware clay body commonly used for ceramic
    sculpture.

          

  2. Earthenware
    A damp condition of the clay when it is too firm to bend yet soft enough to be carved.

          

  3. Ceramics
    Objects made of clay fired sufficiently high in temperature for a chemical change to take place in the clay body, usually over 1550 degrees F or 850 degrees C.

          

  4. Slip
    A fine, liquid form of clay applied to the surface of a vessel prior to firing. Typically slip can be used either for decorative purposes, or as a glue to hold two pieces of clay together to form one item. Also used when joining 2 pieces of clay.

          

  5. Leather Hard
    A low-fire clay. Porous and not waterproof. To be functional, It must be glazed.

          

  6. Glaze
    A fine, liquid form of clay applied to the surface of a vessel prior to firing. Typically slip can be used either for decorative purposes, or as a glue to hold two pieces of clay together to form one item. Also used when joining 2 pieces of clay.

          

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