Pottery Making Illustrated , USA. Published March/April 2008, "Breaking the Rules: Pushing the Limits with Ceramic Decals"
CERAMIC DECAL RESOURCES
Printer Models/Inks that produce ceramic quality decals :
YOU MUST USE A LASER PRINTER. Not Kinkos (unless they have an old HP laser printer), not an inkjet printer.
HP LaserJet M1212nf MFP -- This is the printer I currently use
Here is the HP site for MSDS sheets. You want cartridges that have at least 30% Iron in the toner.
It works. The website says it doesn't, but it does:
Commercial Decal sources:
Line drawings at high resolution (300 dpi) in black and white with high contrast work best. Great sources for images are clipart files, sharpie marker drawings, and google image searches.
Mudtools.com -- the red ribs make great squeegees
Good Resources for Copyright Law and Fair Use explanation
I am available to teach workshops at your school or craft center. I have taught and lectured about my decal application techniques at many craft centers and schools around the country. Please contact me if you would like to discuss a workshop.
Ceramic Decals: New Ideas and Techniques is now available for purchase thru ceramicartsdaily.org. This DVD is 1 hour and 22 minutes full of decal techniques and resources that I have used over the years. $49.95