Studio & Equipment
Slugfest's fully equipped, 1200 square foot printmaking studio is located just off Martin Luther King Blvd., convenient to both downtown Austin and the University of Texas. Equipment available includes a 34" x 60" Takach-Garfield electric litho press, a 30" x 50" Brand litho press, a 36" x 60" American French Tool intaglio press, a 12" x 24" Griffin intaglio press, a 20" x 30" Vandercook letterpress, a 17" x 22" proofing press (for woodcuts, linocuts, and type), and a large Nuarc flip top exposure unit (for photo litho and photo etching). The shop also has paper soaking trays, acid baths,aquatint box, hot plates and work tables. The shop is well lit and air conditioned.
Our studio is available by appointment and includes access to presses except the letterpress (see chart below). Letterpress rental has a different price structure (chart below) .Plates and paper are available for purchase. One of Slugfest's printers is usually available for free occasional assistance to open studio users. Intensive assistance is also available.
|Full Day (8hours)||$80.00. Letterpress $100|
|With Slugfest assistant||$200.00|
|Half day (4 hours)||$40.00. Letterpress $50|
|With Slugfest assistant||>$100.00|
Please contact us for pricing.