Score and Slip:
Score and Slip - Score and slip refers to a method of joining two pieces of clay together. First, score the clay; this means that you make scratches in the surfaces that will be sticking together. Then you slip it; that is you wet the surface with some slip, using it like glue. Next, you press the two pieces together.
Slip: Slip is liquid clay. The easiest way to make slip is to gradually sift or spoon dry, powder clay into a small cup of water. Stir well as you add because it will tend to thicken up after it sits for a minute or two. You want it to be about the consistency of thick cream.
Entire basic process of making terracotta round shape pendant !!
List of used items:
- Clay : Filtered red low fired earthen clay
- Tools: Basic pottery tools, Toothpick, Ball point pen, cookie cutter
- Wire : nichrome wire
Earthenware mud or Terracotta Clay is a low fire earthen product auxiliary type of clay. (Essential clay- Mined from its cause; and optional earth – Clay that has gone from its birthplace through downpour water/wind gathering various minerals on its way)
Earthenware clay, in light of its high iron substance, experiences oxidization during terminating and goes it to an orangish – red shading. (Henceforth the name "earthenware")
Lets start the process!!
I will discuss the processor to make terracotta jewellery in my way. You can also add your artistic aroma in the process. Though its depend on the artist creativity and their flavorful of thinking, but here I will divide the process in 5 different steps as follows: