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Re: Clay slab warping

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From: Deb M. (dmortl_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Sep 19 2002 - 11:41:04 PDT


I always put some paper towels over it and dry it flat under a masonite
board or whatever weight it needs to keep it flat. It takes a long time to
dry that way, but it won't warp.

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>One of my students just finished a clay slab with many high relief
>textures.
>I'm afraid it's going to warp really badly. He wants it flat to hang on the
>wall. My question is: how do I dry it to prevent the warping? I know it
>should be done slowly, but do I wrap it in newspaper or rags? Or do I put
>it
>in a plactic grocery bag?
>
>Thanks a lot. Like always, I know you'll come through.
>
>Myriam

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