Large Format Printing

School of Art students, faculty and staff have access to three colour-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).

Pricing: Printing cost is calculated by the square foot. The physical size of a print directly affects its cost, so be careful to state dimensions accurately when booking printing.]

Payment can be made by DEBIT only in the Large Format Printing area or by cash or cheque in the SoA General Office. 

Large format printing hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Book an appointment

 

 

CerPrint 3500 Ceramic Decal Printer

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 or Adobe Illustrator. Students are expected to bring "print-ready" files.

For more assistance, contact Digital Technician Trevor Baziuk at soart@umanitoba.ca.

CerPrint 3500 Ceramic Decal printer hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Book an appointment

 

 

Vinyl Cutting

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.

We offer 2 vinyl scenarios:
  1. Print & Cut - for projects requiring an image to be printed on vinyl and then cut out
  2. Cut only - straight vinyl cutting on ORACAL 631 Exhibition Series Vinyl

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.

Vinyl cutting hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Book an appointment

 

 

Finishing Room

The SoA Finishing Room contains equipment for students to put the finishing touches on their art creations, the area is outfitted with safety rulers and utility knives for trimming photo prints, a photo matte cutter, rotary cutter and book making equipment including a perfect binder, saddle stitcher, cover creaser and stack cutter to give paper stacks a final trim.

Classroom and Lounge

Photo of MAClab, School of Art

MACLab 340

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.

Quantity Equipment

24

27" iMac Workstations

    SPECS

  • 27" iMac ” iMac 6 core Intel i5, 3.1 GHz workstations with 24GB RAM and 256GB SSD hard drive

    SOFTWARE

  • Adobe Creative Cloud latest version
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Microsoft Office latest version
  • The latest web browsers and numerous other creative applications

 

MACLab 330

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.

Quantity Equipment

14

27" iMac Workstations

    SPECS

  • 27" iMac 6 core Intel i5, 3.1 GHz workstations with 24GB RAM and 256GB SSD hard drive

    SOFTWARE

  • Adobe Creative Cloud latest version
  • Final Cut Pro X (on MACLab 26, 27 & 28)
  • Microsoft Office latest version
  • The latest web browsers and numerous other creative applications

2

Photo Scanners (Large format)

1 Located in Production Suite 332G and 1 located in Photo Finishing Room Tache T145

    SPECS

  • Epson Expression 11000XL photo scanners with maximum scan area of 12.2" x 17.2"

1

Kyocera TASKalfa 3252ci Fiery E300 Printer

    FEATURES

  • Colour Managed Printing with a Fiery RIP
  • Photocopying
  • Colour Managed Printing up to 12x18 (11x17 with bleeds)
  • Paper sizes for Card Stock - 8.5x11 and 12x18 - 10pt Cougar Digital Cover
  • Paper sizes Plain Paper - 8.5x11, 11x17 and 12x18 - 70lb Cougar Digital Text

MACLab Production Suites

MACLab Production Suites are located in MACLab330.

Quantity Equipment

4

27" iMac Workstations

    SPECS

  • 27" iMac Intel Core i5, 3.2GHz workstations with 24GB RAM and 1TB hard drive

    SOFTWARE

  • 24 - 27” iMac 6 core Intel i5, 3.1 GHz workstations with 24GB RAM and 256GB SSD hard drive
  • Adobe Creative Cloud latest version
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Microsoft Office latest version
  • The latest web browsers and numerous other creative applications
1

Mac Pro Intel Core Xeon E5, 3.5GHz workstations with 16GB RAM and 256GB hard drive

SPECS:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud latest version
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Microsoft Office latest version
  • The latest web browsers and numerous other creative applications

Tech Services

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:

335 ARTlab

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Trevor Baziuk, Digital Technician

Franc Fernandez, LAN coordinator

 

MACLab How-to Resources

 

How to Videos: