Lithographic Printmaking
Studio in Bristol

The Lemonade Press is an independent lithography studio in Bristol, England, offering lithographic printmaking, plate graining and courses in lithography and monotype.

We are a brand new printmaking studio in Bristol dedicated to hand lithography and we are the only print studio in the area offering this unique process.

Offering facilities for stone, plate and photo-plate lithography to use as a collaborative editioning service for artists. Studio access is also available for experienced lithographers to work independently.

The studio has the unique asset of a plate graining machine which provides an essential service for lithographers in the UK. We supply aluminium and zinc ball-grained plates to Universities, Colleges, open-access workshops and private presses.

Classes are bookable here.

Courses

We run detailed courses in stone lithography, plate lithography and monotype – with tutoring from an experienced instructor.

Our new courses are detailed here.

To sign up for one of our courses, please visit our shop.

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Open Access

We are an open-access art studio, offering studio access to experienced lithographers. It is also possible for lithographers to edition print on a one-off basis, so please get in touch for details.

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Collaborative Printing

We work closely with artists to realise their ideas. We handle the technical considerations so the artist can concentrate on their creative process. The artist and printer work together through all stages of the process.

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Plate Graining

We deliver a plate-graining service for both aluminium and zinc lithography plates. We undertake this service for a range of people including artists, studios and Universities.

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Experienced

The principle printmaker at The Lemonade Press is Catherine Ade, who trained at The Tamarind Institute in New Mexico. An experienced artist, printmaker and UWE MA Multi Disciplinary Printmaking graduate who has many years of collaborative editioning experience at The Curwen Studio, London.

Independent

The Lemonade Press is an independent art studio located just off Gloucester Road, Bristol. We recognise the importance of working one-on-one with the artist, with quality and attention to detail being a primary concern.

Membership

The Lemonade Press offers a membership system for printmakers. This allows artists to use the studio when required in order to facilitate their own printmaking.
For more details, please get in touch.

Plate Graining

The Lemonade Press offers a specialist plate-graining service. This includes graining aluminium and zinc plates at a range of sizes and quantities which can then be used for new editions.
Please see the plate graining page for more details.

Contact

The Lemonade Press,
Elm Road Studios,
7 Elm Rd, Bristol,
BS7 8RJ

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri: 0900-1700

lemonadelitho@gmail.com