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20-inch woodfired jug courtesy of the Clatsop County Historical Society.

“Civilian Exclusion Order No. 74” arrived through our website and we wanted to know more. The piece crafted by Randy McClelland is a 20-inch woodfired jug finished with a CerPrint Blue decal image courtesy of the Clatsop County Historical Society. The jug displays, “a copy of the civilian exclusion order no. 74 that included Clatsop County, where I currently reside. If this were to happen again today, I would be packing up a bag and reporting to 599 Duane St

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by Rob Hullar Just when I thought we had solved the problems we had been having with our One-Step High Fire Decal Paper, Murphy showed his face again. I’ve previously written about the quality challenges we had been experiencing with the one-step paper and my decision to move everyone to the lamination method. I backed off of that position after had continuing good luck with the new one-step paper. Sadly, we are back to recommending the lamination method. For those

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Penn State tile mural installation at Corl St. Elementary

by Shannon Goff, associate professor of Art, Pennsylvania State University Editor’s Note: Shannon Goff and students completed a mural for Corl St. Elementary using CerPrint and 12 x 24 tiles bought at a home supply store. Shannon earned her BFA from University of Michigan and an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Back to school will look a little different this year at Corl St. Elementary. I’m happy to share that after four wild years of proposals, planning, pandemic, patience,

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Quick Reference Guide Perhaps you know exactly where your CerPrint Ceramic Decal Printer user manuals are. If they are buried in a drawer somewhere, no worries. This reference guide is for you. • Only feed CerPrint Ceramic Decal Papers into the machine using the bypass tray. Using trays 1 or 2 for decal printing may cause jams.• Jammed paper may be covered with unfused toner. Avoid getting toner on your hands or clothes.• After clearing a decal paper jam, toner

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Our friend and CerPrint decal printer user Tom Edwards is giving away a CerPrint decal printing system during his “Copyright 101” presentation TOMORROW during NCECA “Fertile Ground” in Sacramento! Mar. 17, 4:15 p.m., Ballroom B, Rms. 5 & 7. Be present to win! He’s also been interviewed recently by Paul Blais, host of “The Potter’s Cast.” Here’s a link to the podcast where Tom talks about using decals, avoiding copyright pitfalls, shitcoin and CerPrint.

Tom Edwards NCECA Lecture Magic Mug

Have you heard the one about the cartoon-drawing ceramic artist who sued Elon Musk for copyright infringement? It’s not an urban legend. It’s real. Here’s the backstory and how Tom Edwards is helping other potters avoid copyright infringement. “I took a ceramics class in high school because my guidance counselor suggested it and fell in love that first week. I kept it up as a hobby through college. I graduated with a history major—few jobs–and decided I’d run away and

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