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Pottery Vocab Word Search

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Sewing 101 Word Search

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Ceramic Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Ceramic Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
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clay that has dried slightly from the plastic stage, can be joined using water, but has become a bit too fragile to bend and shape at lot.
Clay that has completely dried out, but has not been fired yet.
Clay objects that have been fired one time, turning the clay into glass. At this stage, clay is ready to be stained, painted or glazed.
Clay that has been applied with glaze or underglazes and then fired a second time.
a term that refers to one of several techniques used to build pottery using only the hands and simple tools, rather than using the potter’s wheel.
This technique is a method of shaping clay by inserting the thumb of one hand into a ball of clay and lightly pinching between the thumb and the fingers, while slowly rotating the ball of clay in the palm of the other hand.
a handbuilding technique used to construct ceramic forms by rolling out ropes of clay and joining them together with the fingers and various smoothing tools.
a handbuilding of technique used to construct ceramic forms by rolling out a flat “pancake-like” piece of clay which can then be cut into shapes and built into a box.
the process of mixing and turning clay to remove air pockets and create uniform consistency in the clay.
a technique used to connect two pieces of clay by scratching into the surfaces of each piece of clay and then applying watered down clay to each piece before pressing the pieces together.
to draw or scratch lines into the clay surface, to either connect two pieces of clay or add texture.
a process in which clay is heated to high temperatures in a kiln, which melts the silica sand in the clay and when it cools turns to glass, making the form permanent.
a furnace of refractory clay bricks used to heat pottery or fuse glass.
glass-forming chemicals, usually with coloring compounds added, that is applied in a liquid form to bisqueware clay and fired in a kiln, forming a pleasing coating around the surface of the clay.
Pottery which can not only serve as an art object but can also be used for a purpose, such as bowls, plates, cups.
the usually narrower part that leads from the body of a pot or vase to the mouth.
this is the main part of the pot or vase. It usually the largest part of the pot or vase.
this is the part of the pot or vase that meets or rests on the floor or table.
a decoration technique in which lines are carefully drawn into a clay surface.
process in which material is steadily built up to produce the finished figure
a large container, typically earthenware, glass, or plastic, with a handle and a lip, used for holding and pouring liquids
a pot with a handle, spout, and lid, in which tea is brewed and from which it is poured
a round, deep dish or basin used for food or liquid
a small, bowl-shaped container for drinking from, typically having a handle
a strong, coarse unbleached cloth made from cotton, or a similar yarn, used as a surface for clay handbuilding
a board used as a base for handbuilng and storing clay projects

Pottery Terms Crossword

Pottery Terms Crossword
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A flat disc made out of plaster, wood, or plastic which is used to throw pieces
A rubber, metal or wooden tool used to smooth and shape clay
Pressed or rolled flat sections of clay used in hand building.
A method of kneading clay to make it a uniform, consistency
A device with either a manual (kick powered) or an electric rotating wheel head used to sit at and make pottery forms.
Creating ceramic shapes on the potter’s wheel
clay in which it has stiffened but is still moist enough to carve
Completely dry, unfired clay.
ceramic ware that has not been fired.
ceramic ware that has been fired once without glaze. terra-cotta,
clay which has been fired then ground up. can come in many particle sizes, from fine to coarse. It is used to reduce shrinkage in clay bodies
liquid clay used as glue
method of joining two pieces of clay together by make scratches in the surfaces
A low fired clay body. Glazed pottery is fired to a temperature of 1,830 - 2,010 degrees Fahrenheit. Available in red or also white.
All ceramic wear fired between 2,100 and 2,300 degrees.
White, glass-like stoneware, made from clay prepared from feldspar; china clay
A pyramid composed of clay and glaze, made to melt and bend at specific temperatures. It is used in a kiln to determine the end of a firing
a glass-like surface coating for ceramics that is used to decorate and seal the pores of the fired clay.
knife used to cut clay
The best area at CMS

Materials Word Search

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Ceramics Crossword Puzzle

Ceramics Crossword Puzzle
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All ceramic wear fired between 2,100 and 2,300 degrees.
A low fired clay body. Glazed pottery is fired to a temperature of 1,830 - 2,010 degrees Fahrenheit. Available in red or also white.
White stoneware, made from clay prepared from feldspar, china clay, flint and whiting.
A furnace of refractory clay bricks for firing pottery and for fusing glass.
A device with either a manual (foot powered) or an electric rotating wheel head used to sit at and make pottery forms.
Technique to move the clay in to a symmetrical rotating axis in the middle of a wheel head so you can throw it.
A flat disc made out of plaster, wood, or plastic which is affixed to the wheel head with clay or pins. Bats are used to throw pieces on that would be difficult to lift off the wheel head.
A revolving wheelhead which sits on a pedestal base. It is turned by hand and used for finishing or decorating pottery.
Pottery which has been fired once, without glaze, to a temperature just before vitrification
Completely air dried clay.
Alumina + silica + water.
A piece of clay rolled like a rope, used in making pottery.
Pushing the clay down and together, forcing the particles of clay closer.
Pyrometric - A pyramid composed of clay and glaze, made to melt and bend at specific temperatures. It is used in a kiln to determine the end of a firing or in some electric kilns it shuts off a kiln setter.
A thin coating of glass. An impervious silicate coating, which is developed in clay ware by the fusion under heat of inorganic materials.
Unfired pottery. Ready to be bisque fired.
Stage of the clay between plastic and bone dry. Clay is still damp enough to join it to other pieces using slip. For example, this is the stage handles are applied to mugs.
A small observation hole in the wall or door of a kiln.
Firing with reduced oxygen in the kiln.
Pressed or rolled flat sections of clay used in hand building.
Clay mixed with water with a mayonnaise consistency. Used in casting and decoration.
Creating ceramic shapes on the potter’s wheel.
A method of kneading clay to make it homogenous by cutting and rolling.
The firing of pottery to the point of glossification.

Ceramic Vocabulary Word Search

Ceramic Vocabulary Word Search
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Kiln furniture
Coilbuilding
Handbuilding
Translucency
Earthenware
Leatherhard
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Transparent
Bisqueware
Burnishing
Plasticity
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Oxidation
Porcelain
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Ceramics
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Pottery
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Introduction to Ceramics Crossword

Introduction to Ceramics Crossword
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Clay mix with water. 50% water
Used for cutting large lumps of clay, cleaning edges of cast pieces, and in removing thrown work from the potter's wheel. (2 words)
Long heavy needle with a handle, one of the most versatile tools in pottery.
A rubber, metal or wooden tool used to facilitate throwing on the wheel and finishing surfaces in hand-building.
These come in a variety of shapes, used in all sorts of hand-building. (3 words)
A natural material extracted from the earth's crust. Made of alumina+silica+water
Creating a form with long, rope shaped, pieces of clay.
Pottery that has been fired once, without glaze, and cannot be recycled. 0% water
To heat a clay object in a kiln to a specific temperature.
Unfired pottery. Ready to be bisque fired.
Creating ceramic shapes on the potter's wheel.
A flat disc made from plaster, wood, or plastic which is a fixed to a wheel head.
Pressed or rolled flat sections of clay used for hand-building.
A method of kneading the clay to make it evenly mixed, remove air bubbles and to change the water content.
This is a this coat of glass. An impervious silicate coating, which is developed in clay ware by the fusion under heat of inorganic materials.
Base of a ceramic form.
Clay forced through a die to form uniform shaped clay.
To manipulate clay with your fingers in the palm to hollow a shape.
The quality of clay which allows it to be manipulated into different shapes without cracking. 25% water
The stage of clay between plasticity and bone dry. Clay is still damp enough to join it to another piece using slip. 10% water (2 words)
Completely air dried. 2% water
Pushing the clay down and together, forcing the particles together.
Technique of moving the clay into a symmetrical rotating axis in the middle of a wheel head so you can throw it.
a furnace of refractory clay bricks for firing pottery and fusing glass.
A plaster shape designed to pour slip cast into and let dry so the shape comes out as an exact replica.
A creation of an object out of clay.

Materials and Textures Word Search

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