Screen printing workshop in Gouarec, central Brittany
Otto set up the workshop in 2021 after handing over his first workshop near Bath, Marshfield Screen Print
, to Dominique Coiffait and technician Sarah Targett.
Atelier Salamandre is equipped with a large format Kippax hand bench, Large drying rack, exposure unit, washout unit, lightbox, A0 inkjet printer for positives, Photoshop.
Minimum requirements for experienced printmakers to use the workshop are:
- Bring your own paper and inks
- Pay for materials you use such as print-out of positives and emulsion
- Take great care when using the screen printing table not to get any ink or water on it. For experimental printing there is a small handmade table.
- Make sure the glass of the exposure unit is clean after use.
Attached is a small self contained living space available for rent at 46 Euros/night. It has its own entrance, a bathroom, small kitchen and mezzanine bedroom. Please contact us regarding use of gite / atelier. The gite is also available on AirBnB
Belonging to the buildings is a garden and a large terrain to explore.
Salamandre is situated on the edge of the village Gouarec, in the centre of Britanny. The attractive village has a few bars and restaurants, two banks, a shop, bakery and post office/mairie. It is crossed by the canal Nantes à Brest, which offers excellent cycling and walking possibilities. Next to the canal is a campsite. Beaches are an hour or two away by car to the north, west and south.
If you search for instant inspiration, we have a large natural terrain, suitable for sketching, outdoors art activities, or just relaxing.