Flashcards in Unit 2B Deck (42):
4 Methods of Construction
Pinch, Slab, Coil, and Wheel-thrown
The shaping of clay into a desired form usually with the fingers
Pottery constructed from slabs of clay rolled out with a rolling pin or mechanical slab roller
Snake-like coils are rolled up with the hands then "stacked" in the desired shape
Pottery constructed with the use of a mechanical potter's wheel
A rolling pin may be used for the construction of these clay art forms.
Ceramics is a term often used for mode-made pottery which may be considered this.
Pottery is fired in what potters call this.
3 Stages of Construction
Greenware, Bisqueware/Earthenware, and Stoneware
The stage of pottery when the artist adds handles to cups.
Pottery that has been constructed and in the drying stage
Low fired pottery ready to apply the glaze
High fired pottery suitable for cooking
Bisque ware is low-fired so the pot remains this.
Pottery clay must be "wedged" to remove all what?
Clay in a liquid form, used for bonding pieces of clay, pouring into molds and sometimes for coloring pottery;
A liquid mixture of ingredients that is applied to pottery by dipping, spraying and brushing, that when fired, melts into a glass-like coloring that gives that pot strength decoration
All types of pottery but mainly for the craft of mold making ceramics
Native Indians used this method of firing pottery in the ground.
A primitive method of firing pottery, usually in a ground pit
A whit clay that is called China when low fired, Porcelain when high fired
4 Methods of Construction
Modeling, Carving, Casting, and Assembling
Creating the shape of the sculpture by pressing the medium into form, usually with the hands
A subtractive method of removing the negative space to create a sculpture
A liquid medium is poured into a mold created by the artist
The medium for this art form is any found objects
This is the term for the coloring added to a metal sculpture.
Gustave Eiffel designed this for the Statue of Liberty.
Mount Rushmore is an example of this type of sculpture.
This material is sometimes used for mold making because it is easy to burn out.
Which artist saw a bull's head when looking at the bicycle seat and handle bars?
Which method of construction is used to sculpt a bronze or gold statue?
Which method is used to make ice cubes?
Which method was used to make the Mount Rushmore sculpture?
Which method of sculpting is used with clay or snow?
Michelangelo's "David" and "Moses" were carved from what medium or material?
Making jello, popsicles or a concrete driveway are examples of this type of construction.
An interior support for a sculpture
Sculptures created to be viewed from all angles, in the center of a room or fountain
A sculpture that moves
sculpture that is "raised" from its surface usually by carving away the negative space