Plate Graining

At The Lemonade Press we offer a specialist ball-graining service to artists and art studios. We can cater for both aluminium and zinc lithographic plates of a range of sizes and quantities in order to provide this vital service within the UK and beyond.

We run ball plate graining all year round and for more information, check out our Lithography page.

Here is a video about prepping a ball-grained aluminium plate at The Tamarind Institute:

Aluminium Plate Graining

Tushce washes on aluminium are closer in appearance to those on a stone, hence its popularity. Our graining service can cater for large or small numbers of plates for artists, art studios and Universities.

Price list available on request.

Zinc Plate Graining

While slightly less popular globally, zinc plate lithography is still practised in the UK. We can undertake zinc plate graining jobs at a range of plate sizes and quantities all year round.

Price list available on request.


The Lemonade Press,
Elm Road Studios,
7 Elm Rd, Bristol,

Opening Hours
Mon - Fri: 0900-1700