Well equipped print studio, with presses for relief, intaglio and lithography.

Presses are suitable for Etching, Stone and Plate Lithography, Collograph, Monotype, Drypoint, Relief. The studio is designed around the three presses as follows, with workspace adjacent to each press:

Etching Press

Bed size: 122 x 76cm

Good working size 76 x 56cm

Etching: Ferric chloride for copper and nitric acid for zinc plates. Hot plate, rollers, dabbers, grounds, etc.

Albion Relief Press

Bed Size: 70 x 56cm

Litho Press

Bed Size: 66 x 58cm

Large number of litho stones and some litho plates available

Book arts

Nipping press. Book making tools. Guillotine.

Artists should bring their own etching/ relief tools, inks and specialist papers. The following materials are available to buy:

  • Etching plate
  • Lino
  • Wood
  • Acrylic sheet for drypoint/ monotype/ collograph
  • Scrym
  • Tissue
  • Newsprint
  • Proofing paper
  • A selection of printing papers – Rives, Somerset, Cartridge paper, B & B

Other facilities

  • There is a small kitchen area with kettle, microwave and 2 ring cooker to heat food. Tea and coffee making facilities. If it is nice weather it is possible to sit outside to eat lunch.
  • Parking and outside space.
  • Clean space for print preparation/ photography.
  • There are lots of cafes and a Tesco Metro within a 10 minute walk of the studio.