fat clay

fat clay

A clay having a high value of liquid limit and plasticity index.
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The majority of the Helsinki Fat Clay group of artists descends, through their training, directly from the first well-known and celebrated personage in Finnish ceramic art.
Salmenhaara educated many of the artists belonging to the Helsinki Fat Clay group or their teachers.
The artists in the Helsinki Fat Clay group clearly display these two legacies inherent in Finnish ceramic art.
The Helsinki Fat Clay members' ceramic works bring forth on the one hand how the old peasant life style and its resulting form language continues to affect Finnish modern art.
The relief is thin and easy to break, so the figure is turned on the plaster and the back of the thin figure is strengthened with fat clay slip.
The result of the testing was: fat clay with no more then 10 percent grog, with no bigger particles than one mm, was the best to use with burlap.