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Flow chart of the ceramic process

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This is a simplified flow chart to help students new to ceramics understand the ceramic process.

39 - Terra-cotta cube

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Visible on the top, near the front corner is the small hole necessary for the air contained within the cube, to escape as it expands during firing in the kiln.

07 - Ceramic sphere

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Clay slip is poured into the plaster mould (See slide 2) until it is filled to the brim and left for several minutes.