What Is Clay Made of?

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Clay is made from soil that contains very small particles of aluminum silicate. Aluminum silicate is formed in the soil due to chemical weathering of rock. Clay is essential to making pottery.
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Potts. Plates. Roof Tiles. Tea Cups. Bowls. Sculptures. Plates.
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Weathering of iron soils makes clay. Clays and other soils are formed from parent materials like rock and organic deposits. Weathering, pressure and oxidation cause the parent materials
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1 First you will need some clay . You can use any kind, from the type that requires glazing to Femo. 2 Start by picking a color for the cap of the mushroom and mold it into a shape
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Oil based clay is a great material to begin with as it does not dry out. Check out the Art Student's League for classes.
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Clay is made from the Earth. It is soil that is made up of small pieces of aluminum silicate. There are many different things that are made out of clay, but the most prominent thing is pottery. Most pottery is made out of clay, and then heated to a temperature that makes the clay harden. A lot of garden sculptures are also made out of clay. Other things that are made out of clay include cups, plates, vases, and modeling clay.
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