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    Chapter 5 of Ceramics: A Potter’s Handbook covers clay in the studio, stating that, “clay is the basis of everything that the potter makes, yet seldom do we use clay straight from the ground.” This statement sets the reader up for the contents of the chapter, such as clay bodies and preparing clay to be used in the studio. Clay bodies that are perfect for the potter rarely comes ready made from the earth. Though it lacks the ready-made quality, it can be added to get a clay body that is just right for each project. Grog, crushed, fired clay, is added to add porosity to the clay, allowing it to dry uniformly. A clay that is extremely fine, or fat, has grog added to it. A clay can lack fluxes, which allow it to be fired at certain temperatures,…

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    popular choice for flooring in homes and kitchen/bathroom countertops. LIMESTONE Limestone is another sedimentary stone,and is formed from calcite and sediment and comes in many earthen colors. Limestone is created by the mixing of organic materials such as shells and coral that gives it a different, natural look. Limestone is one of the more porous stones you can choose, and comes in a diverse range of colors. Limestone can be colored by impurities; iron oxide can give limestone a red tint,…

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    Maya Ceramics

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    TIKAL POLYCHROME I think Fry? Fry 1979, 1989; Fry and Wilcox 1979?; Maybe Rands and Bishop 1980). Preservation of actual ceramic production sites is rare to find. It is more fruitful to use indirect methods when evaluating ceramic production. Indirect methods usually evaluate technological aspects, like petrographic understanding the physical makeup of the clay matrix and NAA analysis that characterizes the chemical aspects of ceramic pastes. Specialization and standardization studies within a…

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    (K) The soil erodibility factor (K), a measure of the susceptibility of soil to erosion under standard conditions, is a function of the percentage of silt and coarse sand, the soil structure, the permeability of the soil, and the percentage of organic matter. Wischmeier et al. (1971) defined the soil erodibility factor mathematically and Foster et al. (1996) converted the equation into the following SI unit equation: The soil erodibility factor (K) is determined for each soil sample based on…

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    Levine. She is a ceramics artist that specializes in making clay appear as leather. Unfortunately she is deceased however; she has dedicated her career to making hyper realistic renderings of leather objects that are entirely made from clay. Although many artists refine, vary or shift styles throughout their careers, Levine stuck to the realistic sculpture she devised 35 years ago as a graduate student at UC Berkeley. A viewer of one of her shows described her as the following "In a lesser…

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    Lucy Flagella first discovered a love for pottery when she was a high school senior. Flagella has been creating pottery for nearly thirty nine years. Her passion lies in creating completely handmade work which creates a more personal connection with her customers. The marks left in the clay, reflect the thought and time Flagella puts into each piece. Handmade pottery is the result of the years of practice and patience spent mastering the techniques on the potter’s wheel and is the direct result…

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    Andrew Jackson A Hero

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    Andrew Jackson, also known as the “Common man” because of his “humble” beginnings, was the seventh president of America who served from 1829 to 1837. While he was seen as a war hero prior to his presidency, he was known to abuse his power while in office. Due to Jackson’s grave injustices being carried out throughout his presidency, which in fact resembled a tyranny, he should not be considered one of America’s greatest presidents. His many enemies, including John Quincy Adams, Nicholas Biddle,…

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    Rafael Nadal is a professional tennis player. He is a twenty nine year Spaniard. At this time, Nadal is ranked number eight in the world. Since turning pro in 2001, he has won countless tournaments. A few of these tournaments include: the French Open, the US Open, and Wimbledon. After watching the US Open these past two weeks, I decided to write this paper on him because he a very well-known athlete due to a particular set of rituals that he performs before and during his matches. Rafael…

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    Market Revolution Dbq

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    other aspects that deserve mention. Courts and State Legislators organized a set of rules for owners control over their property. Normal business of the courts significantly changed. Prior to the Market Revolution, the courts were more focused on prosecuting rule violations of the general public, however at this point, most of their work and deliberation was based on property. In 1825, the Erie Canal opened. The canal was in deliberation for many years before finally being approved. This cost…

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    The Whigs were eager to make a name for themselves as they strived to maintain unity as a national party. They blamed Jackson for the Panic of 1837 claiming Jackson 's Species circular, an executive order requiring gold and silver for land purchases, was the reason for economic collapse. The Whigs decide to do away with Henry Clay and promote Harrison. Similar to Jackson, Harrison was a war hero and was promoted for being a common man of the west. On the contrary, Van Buren was depicted as a…

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