facilities

 
 

Bainbridge Print Studios has a range of professional screenprint and intaglio facilities available for use by members and resident artists.

All current members can access an up to date schedule for the Elephant and Castle print room here

Screenprinting:

  • Three screenprinting vacuum tables, largest 178 x 305cm
  • Soft table tops for printing on fabric
  • Large exposure unit for photo silkscreens, cyanotypes and other alternative photographic processes, 238 x 177cm
  • Separate screen drying room
  • Separate wash room
  • Large drying rack
  • Light box, 100 x 135cm
  • Large sink unit with jet spray, width 200cm 
  • Squeegees of various sizes up to 90cm
  • Coating troughs of various sizes
  • Screens available for short-term use
  • Photo emulsion/de-coater (pay as you go)

Intaglio:

  • Large etching press, bed size 71 x 124cm
  • Small etching press, bed size 46 x 92cm
  • Hotplates
  • Rosin aquatint box
  • Smoking easel
  • Ferric chloride for etching copper
  • Copper sulphide for etching zinc
  • Separate acid room
  • Soft and hard ground
  • Squashing boards / drying rack
  • Large and small rollers
  • Ink knives, spatulas and file

We also have a selection of materials available to by at the Elephant and Castle studio including print medium for paper and fabric, newsprint, tissue paper, brown tape, masking tape and scrim.

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