Seacourt offers access to the widest range of printmaking techniques in Ireland.
We are an open access workshop – if you have experience in the print technique you’d like to use you are welcome to join us (Become a member from one day to full keyholding).
Two Harry Rochat Etching Presses, bed sizes 26″ and 32″ width
One small starwheel press
Four table top presses
Guillotine for cutting metal plates
Copper, Aluminium, Perspex and Axpet Polyethylene sheets available for purchase
Photec Photo-sensitive laminate for Photo-intaglio applications available for purchase
Galvetch facilities for etching steel plates and a Ferric Chloride tank for etching copper.
Copper Sulphate tanks for etching aluminum and zinc
Gavograph Computer controlled engraver
A Polymetaal direct hand press, bed size 30″ x 40″
A John Grieg direct hand press, bed size 15″x24″ bed
A selection of limestone litho stones, aluminium plates and photo-positive plates are also available for purchase
Both traditional and Waterless Lithography available
Columbian Press, built in 1825, bed size 20″ x 26″
A hand-operated 24″x 32″ cylinder letterpress
A number of book presses of various sizesLino sheets to purchase
Four Vacuum Printing Tables – two with squeegee arms
A self-contained Exposure Unit for exposing plates or screens, available exposure surface 48″ x 60″
A back-lit Washout Booth and Power Washer
Drying cabinet for screens
A number of large and medium-size screenprinting frames
Several portable screenprinting units
Seacourt uses only water-based screenprinting inks
PC and Laptop facilities with wireless internet connection are available
Epson Photo Stylus 4800 Ink Jet Printer (for prints to A2 size)
Photoshop CS2 available
A3 and A4 printers
We have an extensive collection of Letterpress type and three Adana hand presses that we can bring to events.
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