We run a NON TOXIC studio and will be offering artist printmakers the opportunity to use our studio.
Prices and times are outlined below.
To book leave a message on 07753686331 stating your name and which session you would like to book, and then come in! We will only call you if there are problems with your booking.
NEW OPENING TIMES: if you would like to visit the studio or use the printmaking studio for open access, these are the times that the studio is open:
Saturday 11.00 -5.30pm
Sunday 10.30 - 5.30pm
Your first session costs £10 for the first hour and covers an introduction on how to use equipment.
Visiting Artists: £4 an hour
Studio Artists: £2.50 an hour
Exposure and Wash out only (screenprinting): £5 an hour for first two hours, then £4 an hour after that.
Pay up front for 10 hours: £32
Pay up front for 20 hours: £60
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO BOOK:
Call 07753686331 to book. We will work on a first come first serve basis, and will only call you back if there is a problem with your booking.
Polymetaal Etching Press (can be used for relief printing): 60cm x 35.5cm
Kimber Etching Press: 123cm x 71 cm
Parker Graphics UV Exposure Unit: 141cm x 110cm
Hotplate: 51cm x 61 cm
Peter Potter Screenprinting Table with vacuum: 163cm x 117cm
Peter Potter Screenprinting Table with vaccum: 91.5cm x 137cm
Screenprinting Table with vacuum: 120cm x 90cm
Stephenson Blake Relief Press: 80cm x 38.5cm
Diptanks and Bath for Etching (Ferric Chloride)
Washout Area with Power Washer for Screenprinting
Screen-rack and Drying Boards
Fabric Printing Table: 80cm x 170cm
We don't have a metal cutting guillotine - you have to bring your intaglio plates already cut.
HEALTH AND SAFETY:
You will need to do a Health and Safety induction before starting your open access session. You will need to factor this into the time you book for your first session. This will cover how to work all the equipment and what to do in the event of an emergency.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
Hard and Soft Grounds
Solvents and Cleaning products
Use of all equipment
PLEASE NOTE THAT WE SELL Printmaking Today at Inky Cuttlefish Studios: http://www.cellopress.co.uk/
WHAT YOU CAN BUY OR HIRE:
Squeegees and Screens for an additional hire charge per session: £4 (A3 or smaller), £6 (A2), £12 (for larger than A2).
PLEASE NOTE: we charge a £30 deposit for screen hire, the deposit is returned when you have washed out the screen and squeegee to the same condition that you received it.
the deposit is NOT returned if you have 1.let ink dry on the screen or squeegee, 2. have torn the mesh, 3. have not removed your image from the screen so that it is absolutely clean for the next person to use.
Screenprinting UV exposure emulsion to coat your screens: £4 (A3 or smaller), £6 (A2), £12 (for larger than A2).
Paper: newsprint, tissue, bread and butter, Somerset
Copper plates: we will have plates already cut to size and priced accordingly
Zinc plates: we will have plates already cut to size and priced accordingly
Lino: we will have plates already cut to size and priced accordingly
ACETATE: 50p a metre
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
Inks, Pens, Pencils, Cutting Tools, Etching Tools
Etching plates, screens
Screenprinting Inks and Medium - primary colours only
Etching Inks - black only