The first comprehensive how-to-book on the topic! Contemporary ceramists have adapted traditional printmaking procedures to transfer images onto clay surfaces. With this thorough resouce, anyone can take advantage of these techniques in their own home studio--even those with no printmaking background. The simple processes don't require fancy equipment. Use silk-screen decals with light-sensitive emulsions to create a master image: then cover with glazes, and voila! Use colored slips for unique monoprints. Work with stencils,relief blocks, or stamps, trying a variety of materials to mark the clay surface. Each method is carefully laid out out in numerous photos, and shown on a finished piece. More than 100 images by leading contemporary artists showcase the tecniques and provide a wealth of inspiration.