Flashcards in Art Vocab Words 3 Deck (21):
Refers to the ability of clay to be formed in to a shape and retain it.
Articles made of refractory material which support kiln shelves during firing.
A satin like surface that has a slight sheen to it.
Slightly colored and/or speckled colors which allow most colors to show through with only slight distortions.
Shelf Cone Temperature
The cone temperatures that is fired on the shelf of the kiln. The amount of heating the ware actually receives.
Usually refers to a natural sponge used for cleaning and decorating greenware.
Clear base colors which are free from cloudiness or distortion.
A color which is usually applied to greenware and in most cases is covered with a glaze.
Small holes made by puncturing the wet greenware with a needle tool when two pieces of ware have been attached.
Starting with a ball of clay the potter opens a hole in to the ball and forms a bowl shape through a combo of stroking and pinching the clay.
A brownish-orange earthernware clay body commonly used for ceramic sculpture.
The term trow comes from Old English meaning spin. A piece of clay is paced on a potter's wheel head which spins.
This term refers to the one of several techniques of building pots using only the hands and simple tools rather than the potters wheel.
In this technique, flat slabs of clay are pressed into molds in order to create various shapes and forms.
Wet clay that can't hold shape well.
Is a decorating technique leather-hard clay is coated with engobe or slip of contrasting color and then a pic is added by carving or scraping off the slip to reveal the clay underneath.
In this decorative technique, patterns or designs are created by brushing a wax medium over an area of clay, slip, or glaze to resist the final glaze application when when the wax is dry.
Slip is applied to greenware through a tube or nozzle.
This technique of pressing forms into clay to get dectitve effects.
Firing earthenware then applying enamel ectra;