Lithography

Art Gym’s printmaking studio is currently the only shop in town outside of a university set up for lithography. Aluminum plate, photo plate, and stone lithography – we do it all! We have three different style lithography presses.

Utilize our Digital Lab’s large format Epson printer with our 24” in-house film to generate your own positives for photo litho!

Pricing

Press Reservation$5/hour.
Use any of Art Gym’s three lithography presses for only $5 an hour. This includes the use of basic litho chemistry, solvents, rollers, cleaners and rags.

Contact our printmaking director for more info.

Area Assets

Presses

  • Griffin Press, motorized: 36×60 bed. For plate litho only.
  • Griffin press, hand operated: 32×57 bed.
  • Fuchs & Lang, hand operated: 24″ x 42″ bed.

Stones

We have a batch of small and medium sized lithography stones free to use. Printmakers must be trained and certified in stone lithography to use these. Stones range from 10×12 up to 22×28.

We have the grit and the levigator – you provide the grunt work. Want your stone ground and prepped for you? Ask our Printmaking Director for the cost.

Photo Plate Prep/Processing

  • Overhead exposure unit with vacuum unit. Expose photo plates as large as 28×38!
  • Positive working photo plate developer + large developing trays.

Rollers

We have 10 rubber composition rollers of various sizes and roll out lengths for all your printmaking needs. Chose the size roller that best suits your project. (We also have leather rollers in case you need those as well!)

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