Techniques

Slab pots are made from sheets of clay which are then manipulated to form a pot or sculpture. The sheets can be formed by rolling out the clay with a rolling pin, slab roller, wire cutting from a block of clay or opening out a thrown cylinder or extruded tube.

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Clay is forced through a shape or die which then can be manipulated or added to other clay structures. The clay produced can be a solid or hollow form depending on the shape or pattern of the die

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Clay can be extruded or hand rolled into clay strings which can then be joined together to form a pot. This can then be scraped or smoothed to give the vessel form.

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