Art Is...Ceramics Handbuilding and Slab Construction

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Art Is...Ceramics Handbuildg: Slab

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Tools and clays are shown as well as wedging before making slabs by throwing and rolling. A box with lid is constructed and the pieces joined with scoring and slip. Other pieces are created including a vase and bowls draped over forms plus a wall mural. These are decorated and fired in an electric kiln. Ceramics Handbuilding: Pinch and Coil Construction is also available and complements this program.

"This video does an excellent job of presenting basic ceramic techniques that can result in complex and interesting clay forms." Arts and Activities