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Lesson Plans

clay, again !!!

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Bob Greaves (
Wed, 29 Jan 1997 10:34:22 +0000

> Years ago I attended a workshop by Daniel Rhodes when he visited
> Australia. He made some hugh slab pots using the cheescloth then used
> cheescloth and slip to join them. In much the same way, I supppose,
> sculptors use the plaster bandage technique.A collegue used a
> variety of fabrics dipped in porcelain slip to cover figures he had
> cast. The organic material burnt out but left the fabric form.
> I suppose all this is really telling us to carry out some
> experiments to see what is possible. As long as there is no damage
> done to other studen'ts work, and there are no health/safety
> reasons, why not find out what is possible with clay and firing?
> We tend to stick to the rituals of ceramics.
> Bob Greaves.
Bob Greaves.