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Transcript of Ceramic Art
Step Of Making process
Outline of Presentation
In art history, ceramics and ceramic art mean art objects.
The word "ceramics" comes from the Greek keramikos meaning "pottery".
Ceramics is the art and science of making objects from inorganic, non-metallic materials by the action of heat.
-These ceramics were found in
used for ceremonial purposes
-Archeologists have uncovered human-made ceramics that date back to at least 24,000 BC.
(fine clay material)
first tiles made in Mesopotamia and India
Pottery making begins
-Tiles were manufactured in Mesopotamia and India.
-The first use of functional pottery vessels for storing water and food.
-Clay bricks were also made around the same time.
-Glass discovered in Egypt
Duncan, Mayco and Western glazes
Salt glaze pottery
-Finding of a plastic clay body
To remove all air bubbles.
To slow down the process:
-wrapped in soft sheets of plastic
-placed in the DAMP ROOM
Dry too fast, causing cracking.
Times to refine the piece:
-carving excess clay
-adding handles or decorative elements -trimming the footring of a bowl.
Means dried completely.
It is hard and no flexibility.
The temperature is rise slowly and bisque firing takes 3 days.
Porosity remains. (rought)
Becomes colourful and lusters
Fired at low temperature
Properties of Ceramic
Hard and strong
Easily to mould and glazed
Chemically inert and non-corrosive
Very high melting point
Inert and non-compressible
Is stage of partial dryness.
-Experts estimate that it was not until 1500B.C.
-That glass was produced endependtly of ceramics and fashioned into seperate items.
To thoroughly homogenize the clay