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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…
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…
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.
Ceramics Vocabulary
Ceramics
Pottery
Clay
Pinch
Objects made from clay
Pots, bowls, or plates, shaped from moist clay and hardened b…
A mixture of clay, Minerals and other ingredient
shaping clay by using the thumb of one hand into the clay and…
Ceramics
Objects made from clay
Pottery
Pots, bowls, or plates, shaped from moist clay and hardened b…
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…
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
sturdy table used to knead the clay to get it soft and homoge…
Kiln
a special furnace that heats/vitrifies clay
Pug Mill
a machine that recycles clay
34 terms
ceramics vocabulary
handbuilding
greenware
bisqueware
vessel
using your hands to build pottery
clay ready to be fired
clay that needs fired for a second time
a piece that can be used to hold something
handbuilding
using your hands to build pottery
greenware
clay ready to be fired
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
30 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
pinching
coiling
glaze
slab building
A hand-building technique that involves squeezing the clay, u…
Attaching rolls of clay together to form pottery.
A coating of glass that is fused to the surface of a ceramic…
Hand-building technique that involves shaping clay into a bro…
pinching
A hand-building technique that involves squeezing the clay, u…
coiling
Attaching rolls of clay together to form pottery.
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…
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…
21 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary Pre-Test
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.
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…
24 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
clay
kiln
stoneware
earthenware
alumina & silica
an oven or furnis used to heat clay
high temperature very hard clay classroom clay
not in our classroom... Low fire - somewhat brittle usually redd…
clay
alumina & silica
kiln
an oven or furnis used to heat clay
25 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
clay
ceramics
score and slip
slip
fine grained earthened materials formed by the decomposition…
art and science of forming objects from earth materials conta…
a cross hatch and moistening of joining coils or slabs
a suspension of ceramic materials in water
clay
fine grained earthened materials formed by the decomposition…
ceramics
art and science of forming objects from earth materials conta…
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…
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
ceramics-vocabulary
aging
bat
belly
bevel
keeping the clay in a wet state for a period of time to thoro…
circular plate that is placed on a potters wheel that clay is…
the area of a pottery piece about 1/3 of the height that usua…
a 45-degree angle on edge of slab for connecting joints
aging
keeping the clay in a wet state for a period of time to thoro…
bat
circular plate that is placed on a potters wheel that clay is…
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.
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…
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…
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
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
Ceramics Vocabulary
Ceramics
Pottery
Clay
Plasticity
Term describing anything made of clay. It can be pottery or s…
Loosely applied term for functional objects made of clay. It…
A fine particle of decomposed granite that is plastic and can…
A property of clay that allows it to receive and retain form.
Ceramics
Term describing anything made of clay. It can be pottery or s…
Pottery
Loosely applied term for functional objects made of clay. It…
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.
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
Ceramics Vocabulary Set 2
deflocculated
dry foot
dunting
earthenware
a condition where the clay particles have a negative charge a…
The practice of leaving the bottom of a ceramic piece unglaze…
cracking through the body and glaze during a cooling due the…
Lowfire clay body that is not vitrified at maturity. May be w…
deflocculated
a condition where the clay particles have a negative charge a…
dry foot
The practice of leaving the bottom of a ceramic piece unglaze…
Ceramics Vocabulary: Set 4
scoring
secondary clay
sgraffito
shivering
to scratch clay surfaces to provide extra surface area for a…
clays transported in forming. This allows for introduction of…
to use a tool to scratch or draw through a layer of slip to s…
when a glaze peels back from the edges of a pot. Caused by th…
scoring
to scratch clay surfaces to provide extra surface area for a…
secondary clay
clays transported in forming. This allows for introduction of…
7 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
Ceramics
Pottery
Clay
Plasticity
term describing anything made of clay; can be pottery or scul…
loosely applied term for functional objects made of clay; can…
a fine particle of decomposed granite that is plastic and can…
a property of clay that allows it to receive and retain form
Ceramics
term describing anything made of clay; can be pottery or scul…
Pottery
loosely applied term for functional objects made of clay; can…
Ceramics Vocabulary: Set 3
midrange
mishima
mold
overglaze enamel
clay work mature between 4-6
slip decoration of inlaid slip developed in korea. Leather-ha…
a form to support clay in a specific shape during a plastic s…
very low-temperature colors applied to fired glaze ware, and…
midrange
clay work mature between 4-6
mishima
slip decoration of inlaid slip developed in korea. Leather-ha…
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…
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.
ceramics vocabulary
clay
wedging
slab construction
undergalze
a decomposed, granite-type rock
kneading clay with fingers and heels of hands in a rocking sp…
a hand building method in which forms are created by joining…
colored decoration applied to greenware before a clear glaze…
clay
a decomposed, granite-type rock
wedging
kneading clay with fingers and heels of hands in a rocking sp…
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…
Ceramics Vocabulary
Ceramics
Pottery
Clay
Plasticity
Term describing anything made out of clay. It can be pottery…
Loosely applied term for functional objects made of clay. It…
A fine particle of decomposed granite that is plastic and can…
A property of clay that allows it to receive and retain form
Ceramics
Term describing anything made out of clay. It can be pottery…
Pottery
Loosely applied term for functional objects made of clay. It…
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…
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
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…
Ceramics Vocabulary
bisque
ceramics
clay
coiled pottery
unglazed, but fired ware, usually accomplished in a low tempe…
objects made of clay fired sufficiently high in temperature f…
earth materials formed by the decomposition of igneous rock;…
one of the oldest ways of forming pottery. long strands of cl…
bisque
unglazed, but fired ware, usually accomplished in a low tempe…
ceramics
objects made of clay fired sufficiently high in temperature f…
20 terms
Ceramics Vocabulary
bisque
ceramics
clay
coiled pottery
unglazed, but fired ware, usually accomplished in a low tempe…
objects made of clay fired sufficiently high in temperature f…
earth materials formed by the decomposition of igneous rock;…
one of the oldest ways of forming pottery. long strands of cl…
bisque
unglazed, but fired ware, usually accomplished in a low tempe…
ceramics
objects made of clay fired sufficiently high in temperature f…
29 terms
ceramics vocabulary
clay
moist clay
plasticity
slabs
mold-able igneous rock that stays together
clay with moisture that is soft and easy to work with... -use wh…
pliable, bendable, easy to work with... -ex: moist clay has high…
flat even sheets of clay that are rolled out to a specific th…
clay
mold-able igneous rock that stays together
moist clay
clay with moisture that is soft and easy to work with... -use wh…
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
Ceramics Vocabulary
Balance
Pattern
Unity
Contrast
One of the principles of art which describes how artists crea…
Artists create pattern by repeating a line, shape and color o…
The feeling that everything in the work of art works together…
Creates excitement and interest in artworks. Two things are v…
Balance
One of the principles of art which describes how artists crea…
Pattern
Artists create pattern by repeating a line, shape and color o…
Ceramics Vocabulary
Wedge
Score
Slip
Slab
Working the clay with fingers and the heel of the hand to for…
To scrape or roughen the surfaces of clay to be joined togeth…
Mixture of clay and water; potter's glue (like peanut butter)
A uniform thickness sheet of clay created using a rolling pin…
Wedge
Working the clay with fingers and the heel of the hand to for…
Score
To scrape or roughen the surfaces of clay to be joined togeth…
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…
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…
Ceramics Vocabulary
Bisque
Bone Dry
Clay
Firing
Clay work that has been fired in a kiln to harden the clay.
Clay in which all the moisture has dried out
A natural earthly material that retains its shape and hardens…
The process of increasing the temperature in a kiln until it…
Bisque
Clay work that has been fired in a kiln to harden the clay.
Bone Dry
Clay in which all the moisture has dried out
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…
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…
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