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All About the Ceramic Art

Ceramic art is the art of making three-dimensional objects from ceramic materials, including clay, like artistic pottery, tiles, sculptures. Test your creativity with this quiz.
Sameer Shinde Nov 05, 2020
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A slip is a suspension of clay particles mixed with water to become a smooth liquid to use for your work.
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A kiln is a specialized furnace used for firing things like ceramics and pottery, made from clay.
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Plastic is the workable or molding stage, where we can shape it and also join other pieces.
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A potter's wheel is a flat and round stone that is used in the shaping of round ceramic ware.
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The clay is shaped to the desired form, which then goes through high-temperature firing in the kiln for the first time. This process is known as Bisque firing.
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Oxides are strong colorants that can be fired at low temperatures which result in a range of colors in the glaze.
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The slab is a piece of clay which is made flat by rolling a slab roller over the clay or by pressing with hands.
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Once fired in a kiln, Bisqueware cannot be recycled. So, all dust particles must be removed from it before glazing.
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At mature temperature, a glaze blends into the clay body with the desired hardness.
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Wedging is used for eliminating lumps and removing air pockets in the clay before you use or reuse the clay for a project.
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Relief is a sculptural technique in which the sculpted elements is attached to a solid background of the same material.
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Sgraffito is a form of decoration in which a surface layer of paint, plaster, slip is incised to reveal a ground of contrasting color.
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