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Amaco No. 25 White Art Clay is an all-purpose, low-fire, de-aired moist clay that is gray-white in the raw state and more intensely white when fired. Suitable for hand-building, modeling, and wheel throwing, its extreme plasticity makes even very large pieces easier to throw.
This clay's unusual resistance to crazing makes it ideal for the classroom and all types of ceramic work.
Bisque fire to Cone 04 (1971°F, 1077°C). The recommended glaze firing is Cone 05 (1911°F), but this clay can be fired as high as Cone 3 (2138°F) without distortion. At Cone 04, shrinkage is 6.3% and absorption is 13.7%.
A 50 lb carton consists of two 25 lb bricks, each in a poly storage bag, so any amount can be used as required and the rest stored for future use.
This clay is talc-free.
Note — This clay is AP non-toxic when moist.
Note — Any combination of clay, plaster, sand, and molding material totaling 50 lbs or more does not qualify for our free shipping offer.
® Amaco is a registered trademark of American Art Clay Company.
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I love the white art clay
By SCAW Kate
from Oak Park, IL
Comments about Amaco No. 25 White Art Clay:
I don't teach ceramics year round, but always use this product when I do and have always been happy with it.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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Clay is Always Moist and Great Quality with Smoothness
from Rockford, Michigan
I have used clay products from Dick Blick for over 30 years! I have never been disappointed. I am a retired art teacher and potter.
Delicious clay!!!! I mean perfect constistancy
clay is nice and moist.
from Indianapolis, In
Student clay work.
By Cheryl the community member
from Alburgh VT
We wanted to host an Empty Bowl, which is a fundraiser for our food shelf. We needed the clay and the glaze, so I purchased it for the Art Teacher and she is going to have me go in and help the children make the bowls that are then donated to the fundraiser!!! I had a budget in mind of what I could afford to spend and the materials were within that budget and some that the Art Teacher recommended!
Amaco White Art Clay
from Hatselle, AL
Love using this clay with my art 1 kids to explore hand-building techniques.
By Keeli the art teacher
from Potosi, MO
This is the most versatile play when compared to the rest of the different types. White number 25 can be used as all age groups successfully.
I would buy this product again.
this is a great product. My elementary students use this every year to make their clay pieces.
Perfect Clay for the Classroom!
from Whitehall, MI
I have been using this clay in the classroom for a few years now. I find it to be the best clay for creating all different types of projects, including clay mask making, pinch pots animals, and coil pots. It is easily malleable and soft in consistency, and most importantly easy for the students to mold.
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Clay Mask Making
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This clay is great!
from Newport News, VA
I don't exactly work with clay on a regular basis, but I'm taking a college course that requires it and my gosh this stuff is so soft and fun to work with! My teacher said clay would get messy, but I honestly don't think this stuff is THAT messy. Like yeah you're gonna get clay stuck to your hands and whatever it touches, but as long as you keep it in a secure area it's really manageable. I also love that it is a light color. My class recommended a clay called "Soldate 60" and I don't know how exactly that one compares as I never bought it, but any pictures I saw online looked a bit too dark and my class required a light colored clay. This Amaco white clay is actually perfect! I find it easy to make very smooth surfaces even without using any tools and the clay does not dry out super-fast. I dunno how fast other clays usually dry, but I had this stuff sitting out for HOURS and it was still moldable. I spritzed it with a little water before putting it back in the bucket just to be safe though. If anyone's looking for a fairly inexpensive clay to use for class, or even just for fun, I highly recommend this stuff.
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This wasn't all the clay, just 1 class assignment
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