Tech support and Facilities

Make an appointment with technical staff, reserve equipment, access technical resources and book a space.

Digital Studios

Book an Appointment with Andrew McLaughlin

Please note that Andrew is not available for one-to-one tuition in software. Please request a group workshop session through your year level coordinator or view the resources section below for help guides and tutorials.

Drawing and Printmedia

Book an Appointment with Adrian Kellett

Book an Appointment with Sam Murnane

Painting

Book an Appointment with Kylie White

Book an Appointment with Darren Munce

Book an Appointment with Jess Milne

Photography

Book an Appointment with Nina Gilbert

Stock Shops

Book an Appointment with Candy Cooper (Stock tech)

Book an Appointment with Duraan Reid (Stock Shop)

Teaching Workshops

Book an Appointment with Mark Friedlander

Book an Appointment with Emil Toonen

Equipment can be borrowed from two main locations. The FTV Equipment Store located at the rear of the Film and TV Building (B861 - enter via the driveway on Grant Street), and the Music Storeroom located beside the main entrance to the Music building (B862 - enter from St Kilda Rd). Please note that bookings are not excepted via phone or email; you must reserve and borrow/return all equipment either online or in person. All equipment reservations can be made and managed online via the CHEQROOM app:

CHEQROOM APP FOR IOS

CHEQROOM APP FOR ANDROID

Register for equipment reservations (Cheqroom)

*Please check your student email for an invitation to join Cheqroom as you may already be registered.

Find storeroom locations on the campus map

Digital print runs take place on Monday, Wednesday & Thursday mornings (during teaching periods only).

Unfortunately on-the-spot printing requests can not be accommodated at this time.

Any printing required outside of these times MUST be arranged by appointment with Andrew McLaughlin. Print files that are placed on the Print Server or Dropbox by 9am prior to a print run will be printed that day. Please ensure your files are set correctly to print specifications and have been paid for. Setup instructions can be found below.

Picking up your prints

Standard prints are available for collection just outside the Print Studio in the Library foyer (the white storage cabinet beside the door).

Achival prints are available for collection by arrangement with Andrew. Archival prints are generally kept protected in plan drawers inside the Print Studio.

Payment

Payment is required BEFORE printing and is made via the Materials Shop (online eCart system). Links to the eCart items can be found below.

Print options

INKJET PRINTING (standard inkjet):

Medium resolution pigment inkjet printing on NON-ARCHIVAL Epson Enhanced Matte paper.
Sizes: A4, A3 A2, A1 & A0 (Borderless printing is currently not available on A1 & A0 prints).

ARCHIVAL PRINTING (pigment inkjet on archival paper):

Sizes: A3 sheet up to 44”/110cm wide roll.
Canson Platine (300 GSM semi gloss/satin)
Canson Rag Photographique (300 GSM matte/smooth rag).

PLAN PRINTING

Sizes: A2, A1 & A0 (Black & White and Colour)
Paper: 160 GSM coated inkjet paper

*PLEASE NOTE THIS SERVICE IS FOR PLANS & LINE DRAWINGS ONLY. IMAGES AND GRAPHICS ETC MUST BE PRINTED VIA THE STANDARD INKJET/ARCHIVAL PRINT SERVICE.

Uploading Print Files

Print files MUST BE SAVED AT THE CORRECT SIZE AND INCLUDE ANY REQUIRED BORDER. PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND THE PRINT SIZE IN THE FILE NAME (e.g. YourFullName_A3-1.tif). Print files can be either copied directly onto the Print Server (located on the desktop of all studio computers)or via upload to the Digital Hub Dropbox*. Remember to complete payment to ensure your print is processed.

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DROPBOX LINKS ARE FOR UPLOADING FILES WHEN YOU ARE NOT ON CAMPUS. PLEASE USE THE PRINT SERVER WHEN UPLOADING FROM WITHIN THE COMPUTER LABS.

Upload a standard print file to dropbox

Upload an archival print file (Matte Paper) to dropbox

Upload an archival print file (semi-gloss paper) to dropbox

Upload a plan print (authorised production) file to dropbox

Upload a plan print (student work) file to dropbox

Templates

Set your file to the correct specs by downloading a template file here:

Download a print template

Payment

Payment is required BEFORE printing and is made via the Materials Shop (online eCart system). Click on the options below to access the appropriate payment page:

STANDARD INKJET PRINTING:

Pay for A4 Prints

Pay for A3 Prints

Pay for A2 Prints

Pay for A1 Prints

Pay for A0 Prints

Pay for A0 Prints (Custom length)

ARCHIVAL INKJET PRINTING:

Pay for A3 Archival Prints

Pay for A2 Archival Prints

Pay for A1 Archival Prints

Pay for Large Format Archival Prints

PLAN PRINTING:

Pay for A0 Plan Prints

Pay for A1 Plan Prints

Pay for A2 Plan Prints

Pay for A0 Plan Prints (Colour)

Pay for A1 Plan Prints (Colour)

Pay for A2 Plan Prints (Colour)

3D printing

3D printing is available to all Fine Arts and Music students and can be arranged by appointment. A consultation with Andrew is recommended to look over your file before printing.

Pay for 3D Prints

Book an appointment with Andrew McLaughlin

Film scanning

High Dynamic Range (HDR) scans from an Imacon Flextight Film Scanner. Supported film formats include: 35mm, 120 (medium format) and 4x5 (large format). Booking is required in order to ensure that the scanner is made available. The film scanner is located in the Digital Print Studio (Room G11 Library Building).

Book the Film Scanner

Location

Digital Print Studio (Campus Map)

Need more information?

Contact the Digital Print Studio

DIGITAL RESOURCES

The Digital Resources Student Guide contains more detailed information on facilities and also includes printing price lists and file setup instructions etc. This guide can be found on the Digital Studios Server (accessible via the desktop of all Digital Studio computers). General enquiries can also be made via email at fineartsmusic-digital@unimelb.edu.au

SCHOOL OF ART WORKSHOP

School of Art Workshop Guide - Coming soon

Tutorials and other resources

Looking for software basic? Follow the links below to online tutorial and resources

Photoshop

InDesign

Illustrator

Final Cut Pro

Premiere

Logic Pro

Rhino

Blender

More tutorials coming soon.

Need to book a space or check studio availability?

Digital studios (computer labs), gallery spaces and other tutorial areas can be booked through ASIMUT, the Faculty's room booking system. Click the button below to be redirected to the ASIMUT page:

Timetable and Room Bookings