Shop Rental & Fees

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NC artist Antoine Williams working at Super G.

RATES AND FEES

SUPER G PRINT LAB IS LOCATED AT 105 HOOD STREET, UNIT #4, DURHAM, NC 27701

TO RENT TIME IN THE STUDIO YOU MUST BE CERTIFIED – SEE CERTIFICATION INFORMATION BELOW.  WE DO NOT HAVE REGULAR STUDIO RENTAL HOURS SO YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RESERVE A TIME SLOT. APPOINTMENTS MUST BE MADE AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE – IF AVAILABLE.

If you have any questions contact us at:  durhamsupergraphic@gmail.com

Hourly shop rental:                                                  $10 per hour
Shop rental by appointment only. Includes use of all shop equipment. Certification required to use equipment.

Screen rental:                                                           $10 per screen per session
Our screens are not in the best condition so we highly recommend that you bring your own screens. Our exposure unit only accommodates these screen sizes: 20″ x 24″, 23″ x 31″, 30″ x 40″

Emulsion:                                                                $5 per coating of each screen                                                              

Ink:                                                                            Bring your own

Paper:                                                                        Bring your own

Workshops:                                                              $125 ($25 nonrefundable deposit required)

3 hour private lessons:                                            $100 (prepayment required)
Introductory lessons for screen printing or relief printing. Includes materials and shop certification. By appointment.

Technical assistance:                                               $50 per hour (beyond cost of studio rental)

Shop certification
All users of the shop must be certified. This certification introduces experienced printmakers to the work flow of the studio and the quirks of our equipment + we can answer any questions you have about printing at Supergraphic. The certification takes about 20 minutes. If you have no or little experience printing you’ll need to take a workshop before being certified. Workshops will be scheduled periodically.

WHEN RENTING SHOP TIME BRINGING YOUR OWN MATERIALS IS ENCOURAGED.

WATER BASED SCREEN PRINTING INK ONLY – NO PLASTISOL OR OTHER OIL BASED INKS WHEN SCREEN PRINTING.

OIL BASED INKS CAN BE USED FOR RELIEF, MONOTYPE, COLLAGRAPH, INTAGLIO PRINTING.

If you have any questions contact us at:  durhamsupergraphic@gmail.com

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Speedball
When making linocuts or woodcuts we use Speedball Professional Relief inks. We’re especially proud of the Supergraphic Black ink developed with the help of our studio director Bill Fick.