Print Lab

General Print Lab Information

The Print Lab at the WCCW is available to our Warrior level members and above who pay at least $40 per month. Material paper, ink, & master cost are not included, see costs below. The membership dues help us pay for the maintenance and service of our print lab facilities, as well as pay the wages of Cynthia Navarro, our print lab manager. We request that all members who desire to use the risograph printer first attend one of our our monthly Intro to Risograph Printmaking Workshops before using the machines (description and sign-up below– attendance is free for warrior level members). Alternatively, Cynthia is also available for private Riso lessons at a rate of $25 per hour. Email her at print.lab@wccw.us if you’d like to set something up.

Cynthia has office hours from 12-4 every Thursday to help members with printing. Email her at print.lab@wccw.us to schedule time to work with her!

The WCCW also offers print services to the public for a fee of $25 per hour, plus material costs. Click here to request a quote for print services.

Intro to Risograph Printmaking Workshop

Monday Oct 16, 7-9pm–RSVP Below
$60 Regular
$48 Torchbearer Members / Free for Warrior and Goddess Level Members
Max 5 participants

Torchbearer level members get 20% off all Regular Tickets while Warrior level members and above can attend for free.  Members email info@wccw.us for discount code.

Join our Print Lab Manager Cynthia Navarro in learning the basic mechanics how the risograph printer works. We will delve into the history and uses of this specialty analog/digital stencil-based printmaking device, covering: color drums, masters, ink, how the stencil is made, and printing using the scanner bed vs. network printing.

Each participant will print their own unique broadsheet of workshop notes to take home and use as a reference for future printing.

This workshop serves as a certification session for WCCW Workspace Members to gain access to the print lab equipment, as well as an informative skill share for all who are interested in the mysterious workings of this special machine.

Cynthia Navarro is a printmaker who hails from a small desert town in Southern California. In 2006, she ventured off to UC Santa Cruz to study Fine Arts. She concentrated in tree hugging and printmaking and fell in love with the idea of multiples. After Santa Cruz, she lived the East Bay working as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator and collaborated with her wonderful friends in creating Tiny Splendor, an art collective and small risograph publisher running out of Berkeley and Los Angeles, California, which she helps run. Tiny Splendor was founded on the idea of finding a way to share our friends’ artwork, while satisfying our obsession with and love of ink on paper. Cynthia can help you with your print needs at the WCCW!

Print Services Available for Hire

$25 per hour includes file prepping, print labor and assembly cost. Ink, Paper, masters and cutting not included, see costs below. Click here to request a quote for print services.

Art prints
Flyers
Postcards
Business cards
Posters up to 11×17”
Zine printing
Art book printing

Ink, Paper, Masters & Cutting Costs

B/W Laser prints for WCCW Torchbearer members and the general community:
Letter: 4c per side
Tabloid: 8c per side
B/W Laser printing is free for Warrior level members and above

Riso Ink & Masters

Members: 10c a print, 20c a master
Non-members: 12c a print, 30c a master

Paper

Varies by stock

Cutting

min. $30.00

Resources Available to WCCW Warrior Members & Above

Risograph Printers

GR3700 –stand-alone, takes up to 11×17” paper,
Colors available: Black, Blue, Green, Burgundy, Purple and Teal.

Laser Printer

HP LaserJet 9050, prints up to 11×17, B&W only

Production Resources:

Cutting Mat
Paper cutter
Scotch tape and stapler
Saddle stitch stapler available on request