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What is clay?A fine-grained, firmearthy material that isplastic (malleable)when wet and hardenswhen heated.It is used to mak...

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Clays Used in Pottery - Basic Information

What is clay? What types of clay are there? Here is some basic information for you to understand the different types of clays used in pottery.

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Clay loam is a mixture of soil that has more clay than any other types of rocks or minerals. It's hard to work with, since it...

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What is Clay? A Guide to Ceramics Presentation - Visual Art

13 Slides Total - PDF This is a PDF presentation I created for my ceramic classes to teach my students about the vocabulary that surrounds clay and the ceramic

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Clays Used in Pottery - Basic Information

Two boys sculpting clay on pottery wheels - Geri Lavrov/Photographer's Choice/Getty Images

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Clay Vocabulary Power Point and .pdf

I use this power point at the beginning of every clay unit from Kindergarten through Fifth grade. It answers the questions: What is clay?Where do you find clay?What can we do with clay?How do you fire clay?What is glaze?Then it defines each of the following clay techniques, with examples:Wedging your clayRoll out a slab of claySlip and ScoreRoll out a coilMaking a pinch potFiring your clayGlazing our clayI hope you enjoy!

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How to Amend Clay Soil

Need to know how to amend clay soil? Don't let tough clay soil get you down. Amending clay soil is easy. This Homesteader's Guide will show you everything you need to know about clay soil, plants for clay soil, and how to amend clay soil. How to Amend Clay Soil What is Clay

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