Part 2 pottery art 155

ignorethechaos's version from 2016-04-25 15:55


Question Answer
sgraffitoa decorative technique where the surface of a clay or glaze is carved thru to allow a contrasting color to show from underneath
shardsbroken peices of fired clay
shiveringa glaze defect where the glaze pulls away from pot a small distance and retains its surface throughout the firing-usually caused by either an improper clay/glaze fit, or a pot whose surface is non-porous at the time the glaze is applied
slake (slaking) process whereby water is added to dry clay causing it to "melt" as it becomes moist and returns to a workable state
slipclay in liquid suspension
vitreoushard dense and glasslike
terra cottareddish brown earthenware clay commonly used for planters due to porosity, universal availability, and cost