Open Access

Inky Cuttlefish Studios

Printmaking Prices and Equipment

 

 Inky Cuttlefish Printmaker Membership:

£60 per year. TERM TIME Monday and Friday 10-3pm

Pay as You Go Access to Work Stations and Printmaking Studio.

Non-Members pay higher rates for access to the printmaking studio, and do not get priority.

Places per session:

2 screenprinting

2 intaglio

2 relief printing

1 fabric printing

Wifi included
Joining Inky Cuttlefish Mailing List for Opportunities, News, Events, Exhibitions. Reduced rates on workshops, demonstrations and talks included
Printmaking Studio: Screenprinting, Relief Printing, Etching included
UV exposure and Washout for screenprinting included
Screenprinting Vacuum Tables and squeegees included
Etching – ferric chloride for copper and zinc included
Hotplate included
Etching Press x 3 for intaglio processes included
Fabric printing rubber topped table Included
Relief Printing Press Included
Etching Grounds, Stop out and Varnish Included
Solvents: NON TOXIC ONLY Included
Tea/coffee donation into box and wash your cups
Paper: Blotting Paper for Intaglio Included
10% discount when you buy anything from studio shop (excluding screen emulsion and screen hire) Included
Screen Hire per 5 hour session (day) £10 (A3), £8 (A4), £15 (larger than A3)
Photographic Emulsion per screen £10 (A3), £8 (A4), £15 (larger than A3)
Computer and Printer Not included
Newsprint, Tissue, Specialist Papers Not included Bring your own
Inks Medium and Containers to mix in Not included bring your own
Scrim Not included bring your own
Etching Plates Not included bring your own
Tape (Packing and Masking Tape) Not included bring your own
Pens, pencils Not included bring your own
Tools: etching needles, cutting tools, scissors, rulers Not included bring your own
Apron Not included bring your own
Rags Not included bring your own
Acetate to register Not included bring your own
Hire Charges
Small Screen £8
Medium Screen £10
Large Screen £15
Non-Members

Drop In

Standard (£60/year)

Members Rates

Platinum (£100/month) & Gold (£50/month)

Members Rates

Prebook and Pay for 50 hours – must be used within a year £3.50/hr £2.50/hr
Prebook and Pay for 20 hours – must be used within a year £4/hr £3/hr
Prebook and Pay for 10 hours – must be used within a year £4.50/hr £3.50/hr
Open Access:

Booking less than 10 hours

Mon-Fri 10-3pm

£10/hr £5/hr £4/hr
Gold Members: Access to studio

Wed-Fri: 10-3pm

 

Platinium Members: Access to studio

Mon-Sat: 10-7pm

 

 

EQUIPMENT in the studio:

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

 

PLEASE NOTE: 

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.

BECOME A MEMBER of Inky Cuttlefish Studios and enjoy a variety of benefits including access to the printmaking studio at reduced rates.

Printmaking Standard: £60/year: Open Access Bookings for Mon-Fri 10-3pm

Non-Members pay higher rates for access to the printmaking studio, and do not get priority.

 

PAYMENT  CAN  BE  MADE  BY  PAYPAL  or  BY CARD.