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PRINTMAKING

Overview

The Printmaking Studios provide the space and equipment needed for students to explore traditional printmaking techniques, as well as experiment with new technologies and materials. The main techniques and processes taught in the Printmaking Studios include:

Schedules

PRNT - Digital Lab - Winter 2014

PRNT - Intaglio Studio Schedule - Winter 2014

PRNT - Lithography Schedule - Winter 2014

PRNT - Papermaking Studio Schedule - Winter 2014

PRNT - Relief/Letterpress Studio Schedule - Winter 2014

PRNT - Screenprinting Studio Schedule - Winter 2014

PRNT - Staff Schedule - Winter 2014

Materials

Consumable materials can be purchased from technicians or class assistants during open studio hours. Please check studio and shop schedules in order to ensure you are not interrupting a class when you go to buy materials. Materials can only be bought using OCAD U tickets. Tickets can be purchased from the Cashier, Monday to Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Cashier is located in the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul Street, Level 1.

Materials available for purchase in Printmaking Store

Please note: PRNT staff makes every effort to keep materials in stock, but availability is subject to change and cannot be guaranteed.

Facilities and equipment

Relief: Universal III Vandercook Press, 2 #4 Vandercook Presses, 27” x 39” Albion Press, 17” x 21” Washington Press, 10” x 12” Baby Reliance Press, 16” x 21” Vandercook Proof Press, Recaro Press, 18” x 26” Hydraulic Press, 2 Book binding presses (10” x 12”, 11” x 18”), Kwikprint Foil stamping machine, intertype machine, hydraulic paper cutter, drying rack and approximating 90 cases of wood and lead type.

Intaglio: 2 30” x 50” Brand presses, 36” x 52” Wepplo press, 33” x 55” Takach press, acid room for zinc and copper etching, air compressor for aquatints, 2 hot plates, large tub for soaking paper and press boards for flattening/drying prints.

Silkscreen: 7 36” x 48” vacuum tables, 72” x 45” vacuum table, portable screen stations, washout room and pressure washer, darkroom with 70” x 53” exposure unit, 8” x 10” polymer plate maker and washout room.

Papermaking: Hollander 2lb capacity beater, 36” x 48” hydraulic press, 20” x 28” book press, tools for sheet forming

Lithography: 68” x 39” Griffin litho press, 3 Praga Litho presses, 2 30” x 46” and 1 20” x 35”.

Computer Lab: 8 Mac Computers, 24” Epson 7600 printer, 44” Epson 9800 printer, 2 12” x 17” scanners, 1 9” x 12” scanner, 1 laser printer

Archive Room: Light table and work space.

Contact

Nicholas Shick
Technician
416-977-6000, Ext. 268
Office: 382
nshick@faculty.ocadu.ca

Eric Steenbergen

Technician
416-977-6000, Ext. 268
Office: 382
esteenbergen@faculty.ocadu.ca


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UPDATES

The shops and studios are now closed for end of term maintenance and preparation for OCAD University's 99th annual Graduate Exhibition.

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