dj wrote: > > Hi! > I've put newspaper in the kiln. It does burn off, but large amounts of newspaper > burning can smell terrible. Watch out for the fumes! Where's your kiln? and is > it vented? Mine is not!!!!!! Thank goodness it is in another room. BTW, it is > against NJ law not to vent. Our new hs meant code without a venting system. > Amazing isn't it? We have brought this to the department chair and > administration. We're in our 3rd year and we are still waiting. We are > promised.............. definitely before the end of the year. We will see what > happens next if not. > Donna > > ricki fromkin wrote: > > > 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. > > > > Ricki
I did in in college in NJ. Don't have an artroom with my own kiln YET.