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Re: ceramic sculpture hs

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ricki fromkin (fromkinr)
Tue, 12 Oct 1999 19:04:51 -0400

Jasmine Preston wrote:
> I am looking for tips and advice on figurative ceramic sculpture. I know
> pieces can be modeled then when leatherhard separated, hollowed, and
> reattached. I am aware that armatures can be used to support a piece but
> there are some things about them I have never really understood. Does the
> armature stay inside? If so, what do you use that can go in the kiln?
> Any other suggestions on making well-crafted modeled pieces (about twelve
> inches tall)?
> Jasmine
> jdp30

I believe (but double check) that you can use newspaper to support a
clay form, and it will burn out safely when fired.