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Ceramics Vocabulary
Bisque
Ceramic Change
Coil
Coiling
The first firing of greenware. Prepares work for glazing.
Clay that reaches 1112 degrees F, loses chemically bound wate…
Rolling out wet clay into rope like pieces.
Hand building method using rolled out lengths of clay.
Bisque
The first firing of greenware. Prepares work for glazing.
Ceramic Change
Clay that reaches 1112 degrees F, loses chemically bound wate…
27 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
bisque
coil
grog
glaze
A term applied to the first... firing of ware in order to prepar…
Rolling out wet clay into rope... like pieces.
Clay that has been fired and... then ground into granules of mor…
A ceramic paint typically... composed of opaque or... transparent c…
bisque
A term applied to the first... firing of ware in order to prepar…
coil
Rolling out wet clay into rope... like pieces.
12 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Bat
Bisqueware
Bone Dry
Ceramics
A round, flat top, plate or bowl shaped object on which potte…
Clay vessels or objects that have been fired to Bisque by fir…
Clay that is dry enough to fire. The clay has hidden moisture…
Another term for clay that comes from the Greek word "keramos…
Bat
A round, flat top, plate or bowl shaped object on which potte…
Bisqueware
Clay vessels or objects that have been fired to Bisque by fir…
Ceramics Intro Vocabulary
Kiln
Pug Mill
Slip
Wedging Table
a special furnace that heats/vitrifies clay
a machine that recycles clay
mixture of clay and water, yogurt consistency
study table used to knead the clay to get it soft and homogen…
Kiln
a special furnace that heats/vitrifies clay
Pug Mill
a machine that recycles clay
43 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary and Tools
Venting Hole
Score and Slip
Ceramics
Bone Dry
Prevents explosions; a hole created in a hollow area.
Method of attaching clay parts
Also known as pottery; creation of art using clay
All water has evaporated and greenware no longer feels cold t…
Venting Hole
Prevents explosions; a hole created in a hollow area.
Score and Slip
Method of attaching clay parts
20 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
WARE
SLIP
WEDGING
FOOT
A general term for clay projects.
This is the "glue" of ceramics. Made from clay and water and…
(kneading)The two purposes are to remove air bubbles from the…
The base of a pot that touches the table (or whatever it sits…
WARE
A general term for clay projects.
SLIP
This is the "glue" of ceramics. Made from clay and water and…
26 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Pottery
What are the 5 methods of working with…
What are the 3 main types of pottery?
Earthenware
refers to any type of ceramic ware that is made from clay and…
1.Pinch... 2.Coil... 3.Slab... 4.Molds... 5.Potter's Wheel
1.Earthenware... 2.Stoneware... 3.Porcelain
is fired at a lower temperature than that at which its partic…
Pottery
refers to any type of ceramic ware that is made from clay and…
What are the 5 methods of working with…
1.Pinch... 2.Coil... 3.Slab... 4.Molds... 5.Potter's Wheel
40 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Bisque
Ceramic Change
Coil
Coiling
The first firing of greenware. Prepares work for glazing.
Clay that reaches 1112 degrees F, loses chemically bound wate…
Rolling out wet clay into rope like pieces.
Hand building method using rolled out lengths of clay.
Bisque
The first firing of greenware. Prepares work for glazing.
Ceramic Change
Clay that reaches 1112 degrees F, loses chemically bound wate…
17 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Bone Dry
Bisque
Centering
Clay
Completely air dried clay.
Pottery which has been fired once, without glaze
Technique to move the clay in to a symmetrical rotating axis…
Alumina + silica + water
Bone Dry
Completely air dried clay.
Bisque
Pottery which has been fired once, without glaze
36 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Applique
Bat
Bisque Firing
Bleach Test
Low-relief clay shapes added to score slipped leather hard su…
Disc of wood, plastic, or plaster which is placed on wheel-he…
Initial kiln firing in which clay sinters without vitrifying,…
Test used to determine a critical stage in drying greenware.…
Applique
Low-relief clay shapes added to score slipped leather hard su…
Bat
Disc of wood, plastic, or plaster which is placed on wheel-he…
Ceramics Vocabulary
212 Degrees F
451 Degrees F
1000 degrees F
bisque fire
temperature where water turns to steam and there is potential…
temperature where cristobalite inversion occurs, with a sudde…
visible red heat, Quartz inversion
An initial firing of the raw clay ware to burn out physical w…
212 Degrees F
temperature where water turns to steam and there is potential…
451 Degrees F
temperature where cristobalite inversion occurs, with a sudde…
30 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
clay
wedge
needle tool
loop tool
decomposed granite type rock that retains its shape and harde…
kneading the clay to force out trapped air bubbles.
a sharp, pointed tool used for cutting moist clay or scoring…
a hand tool used for carving out and trimming excess clay
clay
decomposed granite type rock that retains its shape and harde…
wedge
kneading the clay to force out trapped air bubbles.
20 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Plastic Stage
Leatherhard Stage
Greenware Stage
Bisqueware Stage
Soft, malleable, easily formed. Cannot support its own weight.
Slightly dry; can still be worked with, but less flexible tha…
Bone dry; very fragile. Ready to be fired.
Fired once; ready to be glazed.
Plastic Stage
Soft, malleable, easily formed. Cannot support its own weight.
Leatherhard Stage
Slightly dry; can still be worked with, but less flexible tha…
29 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Aesthetics
Clay Body
Wedging
Shrinkage
Branch of philosophy that deals with issues of beauty such as…
Mixture of clay, minerals, and other ingredients that make up…
Way of improving the workability of clay by reforming the mix…
Reduction in size of clay mass that occurs when water in the…
Aesthetics
Branch of philosophy that deals with issues of beauty such as…
Clay Body
Mixture of clay, minerals, and other ingredients that make up…
27 terms
Ceramics 1 Vocabulary
Bisqueware
Glazeware
Bonedry
Plastic
The stage of clay that has been fired and is now ceramic mate…
The stage of clay that has been glazed fired and is finished.
Stage of clay that is completely dried out, ready to be bisqu…
Stage of clay that is able to be reshaped easily.
Bisqueware
The stage of clay that has been fired and is now ceramic mate…
Glazeware
The stage of clay that has been glazed fired and is finished.
14 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary Quiz Review
Bisqueware
Bone dry
Earthenware
Glaze
Preliminary fired clay before glazing
Water evaporated from unfired clay ready for bisque fire
Low fire clay
Vitreous coating subjected to heat becomes glassy and melts o…
Bisqueware
Preliminary fired clay before glazing
Bone dry
Water evaporated from unfired clay ready for bisque fire
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Ceramics Vocabulary
bat
bisque
bisque fire
bone dry
flat disc made out of plaster, wood, or plastic. used as a ba…
pottery that has been fired once without glaze
first firing, without glaze
completely air dried
bat
flat disc made out of plaster, wood, or plastic. used as a ba…
bisque
pottery that has been fired once without glaze
57 terms
vocabulary for ceramics
abstract
additive
Amphora
ashes
non-object, nonrepresentational, original with recognizable f…
sculptural method where form is built up.
a Greek vase form used for transporting liquids and prized po…
ashes from tree plants and animals provide fluxes and glazes
abstract
non-object, nonrepresentational, original with recognizable f…
additive
sculptural method where form is built up.
15 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Clay
Wedging
Slab Building
Burnish
a compound of decomposed and altered feldspathic rock consist…
mixing and removing the air from plastic clay by cutting it d…
a method of hand building using clay that has been rolled out…
the use of a smooth object to polish the surface of leather h…
Clay
a compound of decomposed and altered feldspathic rock consist…
Wedging
mixing and removing the air from plastic clay by cutting it d…
20 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Ceramics
Clay
Coil Building
Cone
Pots and other articles made from clay hardened by heat.
A stiff, sticky fine-grained earth, typically yellow, red, or…
Method of pot manufacture utilizing long ropes of clay. The p…
Devices that are used to gauge heat during the firing of cera…
Ceramics
Pots and other articles made from clay hardened by heat.
Clay
A stiff, sticky fine-grained earth, typically yellow, red, or…
20 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Plastic Stage
Leatherhard Stage
Greenware Stage
Bisqueware Stage
Soft, malleable, easily formed. Cannot support its own weight.
Slightly dry; can still be worked with, but less flexible tha…
Bone dry; very fragile. Ready to be fired.
Fired once; ready to be glazed.
Plastic Stage
Soft, malleable, easily formed. Cannot support its own weight.
Leatherhard Stage
Slightly dry; can still be worked with, but less flexible tha…
24 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Bisque
Bone dry
Ceramics
Clay
is clay that has been fired once, unglazed.
is the condition of unfired clay that has no absorbed moistur…
refers to anything made from clay.
is an earthy mineral substance that is plastic when wet and h…
Bisque
is clay that has been fired once, unglazed.
Bone dry
is the condition of unfired clay that has no absorbed moistur…
35 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
bat
bisque
bisque firing
burnish
a slab or platform on which clay is handled; a circular devic…
unglazed clay, fired at a low temperature
the process of firing unglazed clay to a low temperature to h…
the use of a smooth object to polish the surface of leather-h…
bat
a slab or platform on which clay is handled; a circular devic…
bisque
unglazed clay, fired at a low temperature
10 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Cones
Dry-footed ware
Firing
Fuse
Small triangles of ceramic material that bend or melt at spec…
Pottery without glaze on the foot. Can be fired without stick…
Heating clay to specific temperatures in a kiln.
To melt under the action of heat.
Cones
Small triangles of ceramic material that bend or melt at spec…
Dry-footed ware
Pottery without glaze on the foot. Can be fired without stick…
11 terms
Ceramics vocabulary
Bone dry
Slip
Foot
Greenware
very dry, ready to be fired.
Clay mixed with water to the consistency of thick cream.
The base of your ceramic piece
clay that has not been fired.
Bone dry
very dry, ready to be fired.
Slip
Clay mixed with water to the consistency of thick cream.
27 terms
ceramics vocabulary
primary clay
secondary clays
clay body
plastic clay
clay that is formed close to the geological source; tends to…
clays that move from their original source through erosion; c…
mixture of different clays, fluxes and sand; each recipe is d…
soft flexible formable clay; clay that has a workable consist…
primary clay
clay that is formed close to the geological source; tends to…
secondary clays
clays that move from their original source through erosion; c…
20 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary (basic)
pinch*
coil*
slab*
molding or modeling*
a hand building technique starting with a ball of clay; inser…
a hand building technique using rolled out ropes of clay; sta…
a hand bulding technigue made of thin sheets of clay
using your hands to shape, bend, add, or remove clay
pinch*
a hand building technique starting with a ball of clay; inser…
coil*
a hand building technique using rolled out ropes of clay; sta…
10 terms
Ceramics vocabulary
Clay
Wedging
Slip
Score
Any fone grained, earthy material compossed of certain amount…
A method of making clay air free
Mixture of clay and water. Used to secure clay to clay
Lines that are drawn into the clay used with slip
Clay
Any fone grained, earthy material compossed of certain amount…
Wedging
A method of making clay air free
15 terms
Ceramics vocabulary
greenware
leather-hard clay
bone-dry clay
bisqueware
formed clay that has not been fired... Stages = wet, leather-har…
clay which holds its shape, much of the water has left the cl…
all the moisture seems to have left the form and the clay has…
clay pieces which have already been fired in a kiln to harden…
greenware
formed clay that has not been fired... Stages = wet, leather-har…
leather-hard clay
clay which holds its shape, much of the water has left the cl…
20 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Absorbency
Bisque Fire
Ceramic
Bone Dry
The ability of a material, clay, to soak up water.
First firing at lower temperature to make pots less fragile f…
A clay object made into a permanent shape by firing in a kiln.
Unfired clay that is free of water, only contains the amount…
Absorbency
The ability of a material, clay, to soak up water.
Bisque Fire
First firing at lower temperature to make pots less fragile f…
40 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Bisque
Ceramic Change
Coil
Coiling
The first firing of greenware. Prepares work for glazing.
Clay that reaches 1112 degrees F, loses chemically bound wate…
Rolling out wet clay into rope like pieces.
Hand building method using rolled out lengths of clay.
Bisque
The first firing of greenware. Prepares work for glazing.
Ceramic Change
Clay that reaches 1112 degrees F, loses chemically bound wate…
55 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary and Tools
Craftsmanship
Aesthetics
Ceramics
Clay Body
Attention to detail; neatness.
Deals with the principles of beauty and artistic taste
Also known as pottery; creation of art using clay
Any type of clay. There are many varieties that vary in color…
Craftsmanship
Attention to detail; neatness.
Aesthetics
Deals with the principles of beauty and artistic taste
24 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Soft/Wet Clay
Greenware
Bisqueware
Glazeware
The clay when it is soft and cool to touch. The clay is still…
The soft/wet clay when it has completely dried. The clay is h…
The clay has been fired one time, and has completely hardened…
After the clay comes out of the kiln the second time complete…
Soft/Wet Clay
The clay when it is soft and cool to touch. The clay is still…
Greenware
The soft/wet clay when it has completely dried. The clay is h…
10 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
kiln
bisque firing
glaze firing
greenware
A furnace capable of controlled high temperatures used to fir…
The first firing that removes all water from the clay, The cl…
The second firing in the kiln. It is hotter than a bisque fir…
Clay work that is dried but has not yet been fired in the kil…
kiln
A furnace capable of controlled high temperatures used to fir…
bisque firing
The first firing that removes all water from the clay, The cl…
20 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Plastic Stage
Leatherhard Stage
Greenware Stage
Bisqueware Stage
Soft, malleable, easily formed. Cannot support its own weight.
Slightly dry; can still be worked with, but less flexible tha…
Bone dry; very fragile. Ready to be fired.
Fired once; ready to be glazed.
Plastic Stage
Soft, malleable, easily formed. Cannot support its own weight.
Leatherhard Stage
Slightly dry; can still be worked with, but less flexible tha…
8 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Banding Wheel
Burnishing
Ceramic
Clay
A round turntable on which hand built pottery may be built or…
Rubbing a leather hard piece of clay with a smooth pebble or…
The art and science of making objects from earthy metal conta…
A plastic body made of fine particles of decomposed granite.
Banding Wheel
A round turntable on which hand built pottery may be built or…
Burnishing
Rubbing a leather hard piece of clay with a smooth pebble or…
42 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
pottery
Earthenware
Stoneware
Porcelain
the craft or profession of making pottery
Low fire clay, porous and not water proof.
High- fire clay, porous and not water proof.
very white and almost translucent after fired, glass-like
pottery
the craft or profession of making pottery
Earthenware
Low fire clay, porous and not water proof.
29 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Clay
Earthenware
Wedge
Leather-hard
A compound of decomposed and altered feldspathic rock with or…
Clay that matures at a low temperature but remains porous. us…
The mixing and de-airing of clay by cutting or slamming piece…
The condition of raw clay when most of the moisture has evapo…
Clay
A compound of decomposed and altered feldspathic rock with or…
Earthenware
Clay that matures at a low temperature but remains porous. us…
14 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
glaze
firing
kiln
Ceramics
a paint-like coating added to fired clay that forms a glass-l…
fusing clay particles together at high temperature to create…
furnace in which ceramics are fired - (ours is electric)
objects made out of clay fired specifically at a high tempera…
glaze
a paint-like coating added to fired clay that forms a glass-l…
firing
fusing clay particles together at high temperature to create…
30 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Bone dry
Cone
Craftsmanship
Crawling
Unfired clay that is free of water
Small clay rod used in the kiln to indicate firing temperature
The skill and presentation of a particular type of art form
A glaze defect where the glaze rolls away from the area leavi…
Bone dry
Unfired clay that is free of water
Cone
Small clay rod used in the kiln to indicate firing temperature
8 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Realistic
Texture
Line
Shape
Artistic style showing something as it actually appears.
The element of art that refers to how things feel or look as…
An element of art that is the path of a moving point through…
An object that has height and width. (2D)
Realistic
Artistic style showing something as it actually appears.
Texture
The element of art that refers to how things feel or look as…
15 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Clay
Ceramics
Fire
Kiln
A naturally occurring medium which comes from the earth
Anythings made from clay
A term used to refer to heating clay to a high temperature in…
A special oven used to fire ceramics; which heats to approxim…
Clay
A naturally occurring medium which comes from the earth
Ceramics
Anythings made from clay
48 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Wooden Rib
Needle Tool
Loop Tool
Wooden Board
Wooden tool used to smooth out clay
Tool used to poke hole in clay before firing to prevent the p…
Tools used to rave and sculpt a piece.
Board used to support a piece and allows for easy transport o…
Wooden Rib
Wooden tool used to smooth out clay
Needle Tool
Tool used to poke hole in clay before firing to prevent the p…
47 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
aesthetics
clay body
hand building
kiln
the branch of philosophy that deals with issues of beauty suc…
a mixture of clay, minerals, and other ingredients that make…
making clay forms by a non-mechanical process, such as pinchi…
a structure built to fire clay at high temperatures
aesthetics
the branch of philosophy that deals with issues of beauty suc…
clay body
a mixture of clay, minerals, and other ingredients that make…
16 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Greenware
Bisqueware
Glazeware
Oxidation
Any clay that has NOT been fired. Greenware can occur in vari…
Any clay that has been fired a single time taking it from Gre…
Bisqueware clay that has been glazed and fired a SECOND time…
The presence of oxygen inside the kiln.
Greenware
Any clay that has NOT been fired. Greenware can occur in vari…
Bisqueware
Any clay that has been fired a single time taking it from Gre…
Ceramics Vocabulary
Bisque
Leather-hard
Greenware
Glaze
The first firing where clay vitrifies. Bone dry pottery that…
the condition of a clay body when much of the moisture has ev…
unfired clay pieces that are waiting for bisque firing.
a thin, glass-like, waterproof coating which changes the surf…
Bisque
The first firing where clay vitrifies. Bone dry pottery that…
Leather-hard
the condition of a clay body when much of the moisture has ev…
13 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Clay
Porcelain
Stoneware Clay
Absorption
A compound of decomposed and altered feldspathic rock consist…
Pale body of primary clay with a distinctive ring when struck.
Secondary clays that are not as fine-grained as other clay bo…
The capacity of a material to soak up liquid.
Clay
A compound of decomposed and altered feldspathic rock consist…
Porcelain
Pale body of primary clay with a distinctive ring when struck.
23 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Ceramics
Clay
Wedging
Pinching
The art and science of forming objects from earth materials t…
Fine grained earth materials formed by the decomposition of i…
Kneading a mass of clay to expel air and make the mass homoge…
moving and shaping clay, usually with the fingers.
Ceramics
The art and science of forming objects from earth materials t…
Clay
Fine grained earth materials formed by the decomposition of i…
15 terms
ceramics vocabulary
Line
Shape
Value
Space
An extended mark, direction, or implied. (Think: threading a…
An area separated from others by an enclosed line, or differe…
Dark and light contrast. ... Refers to both black/white and color.
Actual: distance between objects or within boundaries of an o…
Line
An extended mark, direction, or implied. (Think: threading a…
Shape
An area separated from others by an enclosed line, or differe…
25 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Reclaim Clay
kiln
plaster mold
banding wheel
clay that has been recycled
a furnace used to fire pottery
a form on which you shape clay
a small, portable wheel for rotating pottery
Reclaim Clay
clay that has been recycled
kiln
a furnace used to fire pottery
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