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PRINT SHOP

 
 

All our residents get 24/7 access to our screen printing shop. A fair reminder: this is a print shop in a barn. Is it homey, rustic, and charming? Yes. Is there a learning curve and potential to screw up? Also yes. Ask our print fellow for advice and you’ll get a print you’re happy with.

The shop is also the home base of our Print Editions Program, where we invite artists to work alongside our Print Fellow to produce original screen prints.

 
 
 
 

 
 

Inventory

 

What we have
Spray booth room with power washer
42" x 54" UV exposure box
Ulano LX 660 photo emulsion
Soy Screen Reclaimer
36" x 48" drying rack
Table with hinges
Scoop coaters, squeegees, spatulas
Flat file drawers (one per resident)
Community screens (largest is 48” x 36″)
Newsprint
Limited scrap ink

 

What you should bring
Packing tape
Paper
Masking/Scotch tape
Contact paper
Sharpie marker
Pencil
Water-based ink (no plastisol/oil-based inks)
Ink retarder
Transparent base
Containers for mixing ink
Screens
Clear acetate for registration
Portfolio/cardboard for transporting prints
Anything else you normally need to make prints

 
 

 
 

Supply Recommendations

 

Ink
Permaset: Versatile, great for paper and textiles
Dick Blick
Speedball: Can dry out in the screen during hotter summer months — retarder is encouraged

Screens
Victory Factory
GoldUpUSA

 

Paper
Archival cotton rag paper: Arches 88, Frenches, or Rives BFK
Dick Blick
Daniel Smith
Mr. French

 
 
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Photos by Verónica González Mayoral