Facilities

Facilities

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BPW accommodates numerous alternative and historical photographic processes. Members have access to Mac computers with Photoshop CS6, use of Wifi, an A3 photocopier/printer and scanner, printmaking journals and technical books from our library. Our etching mordants include Ferric Chloride, Copper Sulphate and Nitric acid to etch metal plates, the workshop uses both oil and water-based inks.

Workshop Presses

  • Victorian Albion Relief Press (tympan) 98 x 66 cm
  • Victorian Albion Relief Press (tympan) 83 x 64 cm
  • Modbury top-sprung press 91 x 183 cm
  • Harry F Rochat double geared press 66 x 127cm
  • Harry F Rochat double geared press 53 x 94 cm
  • Polymetaal JM-25 roller driven press 25x 45cm
  • Polymetaal JH-50 roller driven press 50 x 100cm
  • Harrold & Sons Fleet Works litho press 81 x 123cm
  • Natgraph screen process table 167 x 112cm
  • Kippax screen process table 123 x 171 cm
  • Kippax screen process table 110 x 155 cm

Other Workshop Equipment:

  • Modbury Hotplate 50 x 66 cm
  • Rochat Hotplate 60 x 45 cm
  • Meteor Hotplate 59 x 59 cm
  • Modbury Aquatint Booth (max size: 66 x 86 cm)
  • Natgraph U.V. Exposure Unit (126 x 170 cm)
  • Lightbox & Drying Cabinet (l172 x 186 cm)
  • BABS Forte 46E Super Electric Guillotine
  • Walton Treadle Guillotine
  • IDEAL paper guillotine
  • Litho stones ranging from 30x38cm to 72x95cm
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  • The Nip Press
  • Workshop Image
  • BPW Artist Pilar Morales screenprinting the edition in the Studio