Franc Fernandez, LAN coordinator
Trevor Baziuk, Digital Technician
The MACLab is designed for creating digital works in photography, graphic design, web design, animation, and video.
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School of Art students, faculty and staff have access to three color managed Epson large format printers with a maximum print size of 64" wide by the length of the roll (see chart below for maximum paper size).
The cost of prints is calculated by square foot. The physical size of a print directly affects its cost, so be careful to state dimensions accurately when booking printing.
For prices, click on Large Format Printing & Vinyl Cutting Pricelist [pdf].
Payment can be made by DEBIT only in the Large Format Printing area or by cash or cheque in the SOA General Office.
To learn how to prepare files, pay for services, and book time, review our
Large Format Printing Procedures [pdf].
Approved papers are colour managed and ICC profiled to match the output of each printer in an EFI Fiery XF workflow environment.
|Photo Paper||Max Width||Max Length|
|Epson Enhanced Matte||64 inches||100 feet|
|Epson Premium Semi-Matte||44 inches||100 feet|
|Epson Luster Photo||60 inches||100 feet|
|Magic Siena High Gloss||44 inches||100 feet|
|Epson Metallic Photo Gloss||36 inches||100 feet|
|Magic FAB6 Polyester Fabric||42 inches||100 feet|
|SIHL Iron on Fabric Transfer||24 inches||50 feet|
|Outré Dry Film (for film positives)||24 inches||100 feet|
|Backlit Film (for lightbox application)||36 inches||100 feet|
|Epson Crystal Clear Film (for colour overlays)||17 inches||100 feet|
|Epson Exhibition Canvas Matte||60 inches||40 feet|
|Epson Somerset Velvet||44 inches||50 feet|
|Tyvek® Banner||36 inches||100 feet|
|WRAP TAQ Wrapping Paper||36 inches||100 feet|
|Moenkopi Washi Unryu||24 inches||50 feet|
|Epson Ultra Smooth||44 inches||50 feet|
|Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308||44 inches||39 feet|
|Printable Media with adhesive back|
|Magic Stick2 Polypropylene re-usable||36 inches||100 feet|
|Magic FABTac6 Polyester Fabric removable adhesive||42 inches||100 feet|
Large format printing hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Produce dark, rich decals for almost any ceramic or glass substrate – glazed, unglazed, glossy and matte.
The CerPrint 3500 Ceramic Decal printer is located in the Large Format Printing Room 346. It is a student self-serve workstation used to output Black and White images for Ceramic digital decals (max. image size 8.5" x 11").
Students need to purchase Decal Paper in the Large Format printing room (346 ARTLAB) at a cost of $5.00 per sheet, payment is by Debit only in Large Format Printing.
Acceptable printing files are black and white Adobe PDF, Adobe InDesign (CS6) or Adobe Illustrator (CS6).
Students are expected to bring "print-ready" files. For more assistance, contact Digital Technician Trevor Baziuk at email@example.com and set up a "how-to" appointment.
CerPrint 3500 Ceramic Decal printer hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
The School of Art has a 64" Graphtec FC-8000-160 Vinyl Cutter capable of contour-cutting from digital files which must be formatted as vector lines or vector shapes.
The Black or White ORACAL vinyl is available in a matte finish. Coloured vinyl can be specially ordered on a project-by-project basis, a 1 week lead time is required to order coloured vinyl.
To learn how to prepare a basic file, pay for services, and book time, review our Basic Digital Vinyl Cutting guideline [pdf].
For a price list, click on Large Format Printing & Vinyl Cutting Pricelist [pdf].
Vinyl cutting hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
MACLab 340 is available for students to use for work on projects when no scheduled classes are in session. Students must have an activated swipe card and be registered School of Art students in order to use the equipment
27" iMac Workstations
MACLab 330 is accessible to School of Art students at all times. Students must have an activated swipe card and be registered School of Art students in order to use the equipment.
27" iMac Workstations
Photo Scanners (Large format)
Kyocera TASKalfa 3252ci Fiery E300 Printer
School of Art students who are not sure how to use certain pieces of software or hardware for a project may get help by making an appointment with:
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.