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Re: ceramic sculpture hs

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Dianna (dmammone)
Wed, 13 Oct 1999 21:50:54 -0400

If You use steel wire you can fire it in the kiln or nichrome wire. You can
also use toilet paper tubes and newspapers. It is smoky and might set off a
smoke detector. Needs to be well-ventilated and it's not the greatest thing
to do to your kiln but working 12 inches isn't too bad.
----- Original Message -----
From: Jasmine Preston <jdp30>
To: artsednet <>
Sent: Monday, October 11, 1999 6:18 PM
Subject: ceramic sculpture hs

> 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