Artwork by Ot Pascoe, former artist in residence

Out of the Blueprint is a social enterprise in Leith

Through our affordable, eco-friendly print service, we produce posters, flyers, artwork, booklets, T-shirts and more for our local community. We specialise in using RISO printing for paper and GOCCO printing for fabric. We reinvest the profits we make to support our core aim: to support young people.

We support young people with:


Paid opportunities for young artists with a dedicated studio space & access to the riso


Support for young artists to get their zines, comics and art publications into the world


Hands-on experience in the workplace for trainees with barriers to employment


Workshops, classes and educational projects for
young people

Learn how easy it can be to riso print at our friendly & fun workshops

Support our work with young artists and find unique artwork, zines and t-shirts on our web shop

50% off riso printing for young artists

We’re proud to subsidise print costs for young people, to help make it easier to get your creative projects out into the world.

To be eligible, you must be

  • aged 24 or under
  • based in Scotland
  • printing your own work
    (not on behalf of another person or organisation)

Just ask for the Young Artist’s discount when placing your order

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Contact details

Out of the Blueprint
The Drill Hall
32-36 Dalmeny Street
Edinburgh EH6 8RG

Tue – Fri, 10am – 5pm
pickup by appointment
0131 555 4604

Out of the Blueprint was set up in 2015 as part of the #artcore youth arts project, supported by Creative Scotland’s
Time to Shine initiative, Young Start and The Robertson Trust.

We are currently supported by the William Grant foundation, the National Lottery via Creative Scotland’s Youth Arts Access Fund,
The Robertson Trust, Baillie Gifford and YouthLink Scotland.

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