Open Access Passes
Mon- Friday 10am-6pm
Weekends on request
We have three weekly/monthly spots available at any one time. Please contact us before purchasing your studio pass as we will need to check our studio calendar availability. Your start date may be in the following rotation.
HOW DO THE STUDIO PASSES WORK?
Weekly and monthly passes entitle you to pre-book 9 hrs per week of printing time on the screen beds in 3hr sessions. Sessions must be booked within the studio opening hours. To reserve a print bed you must pay ahead for your studio time. To check availability and pre-book your print bed email the studio manager at email@example.com
Any other use of the studio and its equipment for coating, reclaiming screens or prepping your artwork can be done outside of your allocated weekly 9hrs. If you have filled your quota of printing sessions and if there are any unbooked printing sessions remaining we are happy for you use these also - just check in with the manager on duty first.
WHAT DO I GET FOR MY STUDIO PASS?
Access to a city centre Damn Fine print studio conveniently located 10 mins from the Smithfield Luas stop
Use of the following printing supplies
Squeegees (various sizes) available on a first-come-first-served basis)
Ink mixing container and spatulas
Limited supply of ink
All cleaning solvents, and degreaser
Use of the following studio equipment
darkroom with a beast of a large format exposure unit and drying cabinet
2 x PRO Vacuum professional screenprinting benches
Tabletop printing: 4 x clamp stations
T-Shirt 4x Carousel
Conveyor dryer for textiles
Wash out booth
Fans for quicker drying times
Access to Epson Surecolour T3200 for printing top quality film positives (your exposures will thank you for it we promise). We use a film roll, max width being 580cm with unlimited length.
Ink, Emulsion, Tape, Screens and printing paper are available for purchase at the studio.
We also offer a reclaiming and re-stenciling service.
WHAT IF I HAVE NEVER SCREEPRINTED BEFORE OR AM LITTLE RUSTY!
If you have never screenprinted before or are a little rusty we ask that your book onto one of our courses or workshops – this is to ensure that you are competent with using our equipment and also that you get the most out of your studio pass time.
One to One
Prefer a private session? Sure, we can arrange a one on one session with a member of the Damn Fine Print Crew who will take you through all you need to know just contact the studio to discuss.
For more information or to arrange a tour of the studio please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DAMN FINE STUDIO POLICY
Only valid Damn Fine Studio pass holders and members are permitted in the studio. If you are working with another person on a project or in a team, all individuals working in the studio need their own studio pass. No exceptions.
These passes are not intended for people doing commercial work for third party clients. If you have a commercial job and want to rent our facilities, please get in touch.
While there will be studio technicians on hand during opening hours who will happily part with any advice, tips or expert help they can offer - studio passes do not include screenprinting lessons from our team.