Print Lab

The Print Lab produces Archival Pigment Museum Grade prints of many sizes, and in many materials. The wide format machines used are based on leading edge technology and software, including the Roland D'Vinci 12 Colour printer. Spanning 74 inches wide, the machine is the only of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

Colour profiles are hand-made and customised on campus for reliable colour. Come and talk to the helpful and friendly staff at the Print Lab to arrange an appointment an experience our exceptional quality, highly trained service, and cheap subsided prices.

The Print Lab is a world-class facility available exclusively at Sydney College of the Arts.

2017 price list (PDF 358KB) - updated on 7 June 2017

Print lab


File Requirements

For Photoshop Experts

Tifs/Jpegs - No Layers - 8-bit - Adobe RGB - USB or Email

For Photoshop Beginners

  1. Flatten your image by going to Layer > Flatten Image
  2. For Colour: Go to Edit > Convert To Profile > Adobe RGB (1998)
  3. For Black & White: Go to Image > Mode > Greyscale > Discard Color
  4. Go to Image > Mode > 8-bits
  5. Go to File > Save as TIFF (select LZW compression).
  6. For email orders save files are high quality jpegs.
  7. Put files in ONE folder on a portable USB stick or send over email.

Online Orders for Test Prints

Save time and email your test prints first, save them as high quality jpegs and email to sca.print@sydney.edu.au and specify the type of paper you want, the test size, and when you need them ready by.

10 x 7cm test prints $1.5
15 x 10cm test prints $2.5
50 x 5cm strip tests $4.5
Retouching per 5 mins $10
Wearable Print Carry Tubes $20

Print specials are available in-store