Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Sawdust Ceramic Firing: An Alternative Technique in Natural Clay Body Colouring

Buy Article:

$106.51 + tax (Refund Policy)

Firing clay turns from its humble, soft beginnings into a new substance called ceramic. It’s tough, strong, and very similar in some ways to stone and survived for thousands of years, all due to clay that met fire. Researchers theorized that the first clay vessels were created when the waterproofed basket with a lining of wet clay accidentally burned in a fire heated to a high temperature, and pots were formed. Still, the theory has no firm evidence yet and the truth from this activity is that pottery eventually developed into the practice of firing with wood. In the development of ceramic firing, sawdust becomes an alternative way. Following a similar process of wood firing, sawdust firing is typically done in a barrel, old burnt out kiln or the structural arrangement of bricks. By that, the intention of this research is to find out the techniques, methods, and characteristics of how sawdust firing becomes an alternative way in developing a nature colour to the clay body.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: Alternative Technique; Clay Body Colouring; Sawdust Firing

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Fine Art Department, Faculty of Art and Design Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Publication date: November 1, 2017

More about this publication?
  • ADVANCED SCIENCE LETTERS is an international peer-reviewed journal with a very wide-ranging coverage, consolidates research activities in all areas of (1) Physical Sciences, (2) Biological Sciences, (3) Mathematical Sciences, (4) Engineering, (5) Computer and Information Sciences, and (6) Geosciences to publish original short communications, full research papers and timely brief (mini) reviews with authors photo and biography encompassing the basic and applied research and current developments in educational aspects of these scientific areas.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more