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  1. is a machine used in the shaping of round ceramic ware. Can be electric or driven by foot.

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

  3. 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.

  4. A high-fire clay. Stoneware is waterproof even without glaze; the resulting ware is sturdier than earthenware.

  5. The term throw comes from Old English meaning spin. A piece of clay is placed on a potter's wheel head which spins. The clay is shaped by compression while it is in motion.
  6. 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 True/False questions

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

          

  2. Bone Dry Stage
    A high-fire clay. Stoneware is waterproof even without glaze; the resulting ware is sturdier than earthenware.

          

  3. Texture
    refers to the surface quality or "feel" of an object, such as roughness, smoothness, or softness. Actual texture can be felt while simulated textures are implied by the way the artist renders areas of the picture.

          

  4. Slab Built or Slab construction
    A brownish-orange earthenware clay body commonly used for ceramic
    sculpture.

          

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

          

  6. 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.