FC: What is Pottery?
2: Pottery is a way that clay is made into bowls, plates, or cups. Pottery can be sculpture, as in people figures.Clay is kind of like Play-Doh, you can make it the way you want it to become. Pottery is all about clay, without the clay there would no teacups or bowls.
3: Let's Learn About Pottery!
4: CLay & Pottery Wheel | Clay can be in many colors like brown, light gray, or red. In pottery there is a type of machine the is also very important just like the clay.
5: A pottery wheel is a circled machine that makes the clay spin around. It is very helpful because it does some of the work instead of making it by hand.
6: Pottery Tools!!
8: Pottery all over the world
9: China | Mexico | Africa
10: EXPLORE | All over the world there are many places that pottery is made but, the most famous country that makes very beautiful pottery is Mexico. | This is the Mexican flag.
11: Mexican pottery painting is done by hand.
12: "Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone." | There are steps to how pottery works here are the steps: Step 1: The clay is put on the potter wheel, and spun into the shape you want it to become. And taken off the wheel. Step 2: You can start to begin to carve designs into the pot. Step 3: It is put into a kiln; so that if will be fired. Step 4: After the pot cools down, it is time to start glazing it! Step 5: If the glazing has been done the last step would be to put it in the kiln again so that the glaze can be fired and it becomes to be polished. And your pot is ready to go!!!!
13: Kiln | Fired pottery | Fired glazes
14: Mata Ortiz | The beauty of Mexican Pottery
15: The brand Mata Ortiz is named after a village who started this amazing pottery with handmade painting.
17: All over the world there is many countries that have amazing pottery, but in Mexico their pottery is very interesting in lots of different ways. Let's take a look!!
18: Mexican Culture
19: In Mexico their culture is very important, they like to show it in any kind of way. And pottery is one of their biggest work! | Inspire me..
21: that be will be remembered forever.
23: Mexico City
24: Mexico is an amazing country that has very beautiful places that is there to see and enjoy its culture. It's a place where memories could be made and take part of its outstanding culture with the souvenirs that are made to be remembered.
25: COME VISIT MEXICO!!!