Printmaking: screenprinting on clay

A few days ago I started a collaborative project together with ceramicist Jenny Charles in Bridge of Tilt, Highland Perthshire. We decorate shallow bowls with a screenprinted design. Jenny produces round clay slabs which she later shapes into bowls, using a mould. I built a small screenprinting frame and created a design which we print onto the damp clay slabs, using ready-mixed underglaze. Not until after bisque firing the bowls will we know whether we got everything right.

Screenprinting

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