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Silkscreening on a flat surface is a piece of cake, but when you try to do it on a three-dimensional piece, that’s a challenge, and this is what Forrest has worked out. Through a series of different forms—platter, bowl, cylinder, jar, etc.—Forrest leads you in an easy-to-follow step-by-step sequence of how to bring together complicated patterns and forms to create elegant masterpieces. You’ll discover how to throw, decorate, then throw again so the silkscreened pattern is integrated into the form but untouched after it’s applied. Depending on whether the decoration is on the inside or outside surface, you’ll learn the different techniques needed to address most any form.
In this issue, among our usual fare, we will talk about the approach to ceramic design some have taken, and look at the resulting work so you can make up your own mind. – Sherman Hall, editor.