Ceramic material is inorganic and non-metallic. Some elements like silicon or carbon etc these are considered as ceramics. Ceramic materials are weak in shearing and tension, hard, strong in compression, brittle. This article gives information about ceramic and ceramic materials.
Ceramic is a nonmetallic, inorganic and solid material compressing metal. Ceramic material that is formed by the use of heat. The ceramic first use of functional pottery vessel fIR storing food and water is thought to be around 9000 to 10000 BC. And clay bricks were also made around the same time. The glass materials were believed to be discovered in Egypt around 8000 BC. Experts estimate that it was not until 1500 BC that glass was produced independently of ceramics and fashioned into separate items. When we are overheating the materials it produces a good colored Glaze on the pottery.
History of ceramic:
The oldest pottery vessels come from East Asia, with finds in China and Japan, then still linked by a land bridge, and some in what is now the Russian Far East, providing several from 20,000–10,000 BCE, although the vessels were simple utilitarian objects.Although pottery figurines are found from earlier periods in Europe.
There is a long history of ceramic art in almost all developed cultures, and often ceramic objects are all the artistic evidence left from vanished cultures, like that of the Nok in Africa over 2,000 years ago. Cultures especially noted for ceramics include the Japanese, Persian, Cretan, Chinese, Greek, Mayan, and Korean cultures, as well as the modern Western cultures.
Current works of ceramic nationally recognized ceramic artist Susan Bogan and Susan Beecher are now being spotlighted in the Kaaterskill Gallery. Susan Beecher is the Director of Curriculum & Planning at Sugar Maples, in Maplecrest, NY. Bogen has been working as a studio potter since 1977. She works primarily in porcelain and stoneware. Beecher’s work has been shown throughout the U.S. and is included in eight books including Susan Beecher: Wood Fired Pottery. New works of ceramic were started like tiles, pots, pipes, floor and including bricks. Refractory, such as gas fire radiant, kiln linings steel and glass making crucibles.