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  1. 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.

  2. Starting with a ball of clay the potter opens a hole into the ball and forms a bowl shape through a combination of stroking and pinching the clay.

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

  4. 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. 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.
  6. No visible moisture. no dampness to touch. Clay is ready to be fired

6 True/False questions

  1. Porcelain
    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. KilnClay 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.

          

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

          

  4. Terracotta
    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.

          

  5. Texture
    A coating of material applied to ceramics before firing that forms a glass-like surface. They can be colored, opaque, translucent or matte.

          

  6. Coiling
    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.

          

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