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An exhibition of new work by resident artist Sarah Phelan, open now at Out of the Blue Drill Hall.


Out of the Blueprint is a social enterprise in Leith

Our specialty is sustainable RISO and GOCCO printing – affordable, eco-friendly print with a unique aesthetic. We print posters, flyers, artwork, booklets, T-shirts and tote bags for our local community.

We reinvest the profits we make from our print service to support our core aim – to help young people. We do this through providing traineeships, residencies, exhibitions and educational projects, and supporting young people to pursue their own creative projects.

sustainable

Rice ink, recycled paper and 100% organic cotton

ethical

We exist to support young artists to fulfil their creative potential

affordable

Prices start from £26, with best value for runs of 50-500 prints

local

Printing locally keeps your money in the local economy

Walk Don’t Walk

Get your hands on our greatest hits! Our limited edition book Walk Don’t Walk is a collection of diverse new work by some of Scotland’s most exciting artists, comic makers and illustrators, featuring everything from narrative illustration to genre-bending artwork.

Sustainably riso printed using 10 inks, 18,000 sheets of paper and 144,000 print passes, Walk Don’t Walk pushes the limits of riso production and celebrates a new generation of creativity.

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

blueprint@outoftheblue.org.uk
0131 555 4604
@ootblueprint

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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