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Ceramics

Category: Arts, Crafts, & Hobbies

Year Introduced: 1956

Item Number: YOU 5280

Originating Institution: General Conference

Requirements

  1. Tell briefly the history of early ceramics.
  2. Know what is meant by the following terms:
    1. Greenware
    2. Bisque
    3. Decal
    4. Kiln
    5. Glaze
    6. Slip
    7. Mender
  3. Explain the use of cones in kilns.
  4. Know how and when to use underglaze and glaze.
  5. Know what tools are used in completing your projects in ceramics.
  6. Complete one item using a crystal glaze.
  7. Complete two of the following using underglaze on at least one item:
    1. Cookie jar
    2. Pie plate
    3. Vase
    4. Flower planter
    5. Candy dish
    6. Mug
    7. Item of your choice

NOTE : Candidate need not do his own firing.

Materials

  1. Tell briefly the history of early ceramics.
  2. Know what is meant by the following terms:
    1. Greenware
    2. Bisque
    3. Decal
    4. Kiln
    5. Glaze
    6. Slip
    7. Mender
  3. Explain the use of cones in kilns.
  4. Know how and when to use underglaze and glaze.
  5. Know what tools are used in completing your projects in ceramics.
  6. Complete one item using a crystal glaze.
  7. Complete two of the following using underglaze on at least one item:
    1. Cookie jar
    2. Pie plate
    3. Vase
    4. Flower planter
    5. Candy dish
    6. Mug
    7. Item of your choice

NOTE : Candidate need not do his own firing.

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