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Ceramics

Learn how to make ceramic pottery. Ceramics is the art of making things out of clay hardened by heat. This could be pots, bowls, terra cotta, plates, jewelry, or other creative endeavors. This page provides links to a number of classes, free resources, and products to help you hone your ceramics craft.
 
 
 

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Emily Reason, author of Ceramics for Beginners: Wheel Throwing, shows you how to throw a bowl on the wheel.
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In this demo OCC instructor Alan Paulson is showing how to make a plaster mold for mass producing ceramic pieces. The demo shows a mold being made for a 6"x6" tile, but this technique has limitless uses.
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A ceramic workshop at Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
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basics of glazing ceramics.
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Ceramic teacher Christa Schmeder from Corvallis High School, Corvallis, Oregon shows the basics of glazing ceramics. Steps include determining readiness, using wax to create a dry foot, the dipping process, and clean-up.
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Cerame-Unie is the European ceramic industry association, representing 31 countries and 200,000 direct jobs.
Find out more about our industry and our policy recommendations in the fields of energy, climate, environment & construction, research & innovation and trade & internal market.
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  • 1. Ceramics
  • 2. Physical and chemical properties Clay 1.-Soft 2.-Porous 3.-Resisten to high temporatures 4.-Chemically intert
  • 3. Making ceramics 1.-Preparing the clay
  • 4. Making ceramics 2.-Mixing
  • 5. Making ceramics 3.-Modelling
  • 6. Making ceramics 4.-Drying
  • 7. Making ceramics 5.-Baking
  • 8. Making ceramics 6.-Glazing and enameling
  • 9. Clasiffication of ceramic materials 1.-Structral ceramics (They are permeable) 1.-Baked clay 2.-Earthenware 3.-Heat resistant material
  • 10. Clasification of ceramic materials 2.-Whiteware ceramics (They are impermeable) 1.-Stoneware 2.-Porcelain

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Learn how to make ceramic pottery.
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Learn how to make ceramic pottery. Ceramics is the art of making things out of clay hardened by heat. This could be pots, bowls, terra cotta, plates, jewelry, or other creative endeavors. This page provides links to a number of classes, free resources, and products to help you hone your ceramics craft.
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  • Arts & Crafts: Ceramics, Pottery & Sculpture

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