- Activ-Low Fire Clay
- Ceramic Glaze
Form a large cone out of clay.
Roll several small spheres out of clay.
Wet the bottom of the cone with water using a damp sponge or fingertips.
Attach one of the spheres by smoothing the top onto the cone using a thumb.
Continue attaching the spheres until a clay ring around the cone is formed.
Repeat step 3 until the entire cone is filled with thumbprint tree branches.
Form a small cone and add it to the top of the tree shape using a little bit of water.
DryInsert a wooden dowel into the bottom of the clay sculpture to allow for proper drying.
Allow clay sculpture to dry to a bone-dry state. Clay will appear a lighter gray, have a chalky texture and will not be cold to the touch.
Fire the clay sculpture in the kiln to cone 04 - bisque firing.
Apply 2-3 coats of desired glaze to the bisque clay pieces.
Low fire the clay sculpture in the kiln to the glaze label specifications.