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Blattner Print Studio

Etching, Litho, Relief, and Mono Print

8am-12am from 1/21/20 - 2/9/20
8am-4am from 2/10/20 - 4/18/20
24 Hour Access from 4/19/20 - 5/7/20

Blattner Print Studio
MART (Martinez Hall) Rm. 2
Oakland Campus

Access to undergrads enrolled in a class held in the Blattner Print Studio at CCA and to undergrads who have taken print classes in the held Blattner Print Studio with permission from the Studio Manager.

Access to grads enrolled in a class held in the Blattner Print Studio at CCA, grads working with a Printmaking Faculty Member to complete a unit, and grads who have been given permission from the Studio Manager and Department Chair.

Blattner Print Studio Access Policy
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Kate Goyette

Printmaking Studio Manager

About the Blattner Print Studio

The largest space is the Simon Blattner Print Studio, which is used for intaglio, lithography, relief, and monotype printmaking.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Ink
  • Paint
  • Paper

Tools and Equipment

  • American French tool-etching press (a gift from our benefactor, Yozo Hamaguchi)
  • 3 additional etching presses: 2 Brand presses and 1 Ettan press
  • 3 lithography presses, including a new Takach press
  • 100+ lithography stones (small, medium, large)
  • Acid room
  • 2 sign presses
  • Large-screen exposing table
  • Screen wash-out area
  • Screen-coating facility
  • Hollander beater
  • Hydro-pulper
  • Numerous molds for various handmade paper sheet sizes
  • Couching screens for drying handmade paper
  • 2 Vandercook letterpresses
  • Photopolymer platemaker
  • Several hundred cases of wood and metal type
  • Bookbinding equipment




Blattner Print Studio orientations are held on THURSDAYS AT 2PM STARTING ON JAN. 30th and then on the next THREE THURSDAYS.

These dates are 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, and 2/20 at 2pm.

Please sign up by sending an email to Kate Goyette, Studio Manager, at Please specify which orientation you will attend.

Please note that no more than 5 students can attend each orientation.

Please expect the orientation to take 30 minutes to 1 hour.

If no one emails the Studio Manager by 10pm the night before, then the orientation will be cancelled for that date.

If you are seeking continued access to one or more of the Printmaking Areas in the Blattner Print Studio, please email the Studio Manager, Kate Goyette at


***You MUST have taken a class at CCA in the area of print you are seeking access in to gain permission.

***If you are a grad student, you MUST have taken a grad unit with Print Media faculty in the area of print you are seeking access, taken a class at CCA in the area of print you are seeking access in, or have contacted Kate Goyette, Studio Manager, at if you have experience working in the area of print you are seeking access to determine your eligibility.

Thank you!

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WINTER BREAK 2019-2020

December 4, 2019, 12:08 PM by Kate Goyette

ALL PRINT STUDIOS WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL STUDENTS from SUNDAY, 12/15/19 at 6pm until TUESDAY, 01/21/20 at 8am


FRI, 12/13/19: LAST DAY OF CLASSES!!! Studios close at 6pm.

SAT, 12/14 & ...


November 20, 2019, 4:27 PM by Kate Goyette

The Blattner Print Studio (1st Floor of Martinez) will be closed for Thanksgiving Break on Thursday, 11/28 and Friday 11/29. Studios will re-open on Saturday, 11/30.

Beginning at 12am on Monday, 12/01 the Blattner Print Studio will begin 24 Hour ...

2019 Fall Semester Hours

August 27, 2019, 4:38 PM by Kate Goyette

During the first 2 weeks of the semester, September 3, 2019 - September 15, 2019, all Printmaking Studios will open from 8am - 12am.

After the first 2 weeks of the semester, the Print Studios will be open from 8am ...