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4 Methods of Construction

Pinch, Slab, Coil, and Wheel-thrown

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The shaping of clay into a desired form usually with the fingers

Pinch

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Pottery constructed from slabs of clay rolled out with a rolling pin or mechanical slab roller

Slab

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Snake-like coils are rolled up with the hands then "stacked" in the desired shape

Coil

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Pottery constructed with the use of a mechanical potter's wheel

Wheel-thrown

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A rolling pin may be used for the construction of these clay art forms.

slab pots

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Ceramics is a term often used for mode-made pottery which may be considered this.

crafts

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Pottery is fired in what potters call this.

kiln

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3 Stages of Construction

Greenware, Bisqueware/Earthenware, and Stoneware

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The stage of pottery when the artist adds handles to cups.

Greenware

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Pottery that has been constructed and in the drying stage

Greenware

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Low fired pottery ready to apply the glaze

Bisqueware/Earthenware

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High fired pottery suitable for cooking

Stoneware

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Bisque ware is low-fired so the pot remains this.

porous

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Pottery clay must be "wedged" to remove all what?
water

air

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Clay in a liquid form, used for bonding pieces of clay, pouring into molds and sometimes for coloring pottery;

slip

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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

Glaze

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All types of pottery but mainly for the craft of mold making ceramics

Ceramics

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Native Indians used this method of firing pottery in the ground.

Raku

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A primitive method of firing pottery, usually in a ground pit

Raku

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A whit clay that is called China when low fired, Porcelain when high fired

Kaolin-China Clay

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4 Methods of Construction

Modeling, Carving, Casting, and Assembling

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Creating the shape of the sculpture by pressing the medium into form, usually with the hands

Modeling

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A subtractive method of removing the negative space to create a sculpture

Carving

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A liquid medium is poured into a mold created by the artist

Casting

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The medium for this art form is any found objects

Assembling

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This is the term for the coloring added to a metal sculpture.

Patina

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Gustave Eiffel designed this for the Statue of Liberty.

armature

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Mount Rushmore is an example of this type of sculpture.

relief

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This material is sometimes used for mold making because it is easy to burn out.

wax

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Which artist saw a bull's head when looking at the bicycle seat and handle bars?

Picasso

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Which method of construction is used to sculpt a bronze or gold statue?

casting

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Which method is used to make ice cubes?

casting

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Which method was used to make the Mount Rushmore sculpture?

carving

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Which method of sculpting is used with clay or snow?

modeling

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Michelangelo's "David" and "Moses" were carved from what medium or material?

marble

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Making jello, popsicles or a concrete driveway are examples of this type of construction.

casting

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An interior support for a sculpture

armature

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Sculptures created to be viewed from all angles, in the center of a room or fountain

In-the-round

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A sculpture that moves

mobile

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sculpture that is "raised" from its surface usually by carving away the negative space

relief

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A method of making a mold for casting

lost wax