Where to buy cheap paint

We stock: • Emulsion paint for walls and ceilings (vinyl matt and silk) • Kitchen and bathroom paint • Paint for interior and exterior wood and metal (gloss, satinwood and eggshell) • Undercoats and primers • Masonry paint for exterior brickwork • Varnishes and woodstains • Floor and tile paint Reclaimed paint is available in a wide range of colours and sizes – from 750ml to 10 litres. A range of ‘as new’ paint donated from commercial sources is also available.     Reclaimed paint is available from the following locations for a suggested donation of £1 per litre: FRP Read more

Super 8 film, processing and transfer

Ektachrome 100D Film Process & Telecine Paid An all-in-one package: We send you the Ektachrome 100D Super 8 film, and a Film-Processing & Telecine Voucher. Once you have shot your film you return it & the voucher to us. We process the film, and then telecine it either to MiniDV, DVD Video or DVD Data formats. All formats are Standard Definition. http://www.bluecinetech.co.uk/products.php?cat=87

Plinths & Shelves

In need of a plinth for the show? www.artplinths.co.uk  - sculpture plinths and cases /  gallery furniture, sale and Hire.  15% student discount available. Other People’s Sculpture make sure you email all dims in an email phil@otherpeoplessculpture.co.uk Telephone +44 (0)7976396516   Another option for London is to rent  high quality plinths from Exhibition Continues. Makes money sense for shows two weeks or shorter.

Slides made from digital

One of the few remaining places to have slides made from digital files. 35mm, medium format and large format. Also offer negatives printing. http://www.gammatech.com   This company is in the USA. While it may seem extreme to order slides over such a distance, it is worth it in terms of customer service, speed, cost and importantly quality. A number of staff members use these slides in artwork, after having many problems with more local suppliers.

Software UCL make available to students for home use

An up to date list of computer software available to UCL students for use on your own computer: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/isd/students/windows/software Adobe Students get 80% off the retail price. Order direct from Adobe AutoCAD Free copies of AutoCAD is available to students from the AutoCAD website. Microsoft Microsoft are once again doing the Ultimate Steel For Office Mac

USB flash Drives

Remember never to use flash drives as storgae for the only copy of a file. Flash drives are easily damaged (physically, or by magnetic fields or electrical peaks) or easy to lose. Use them only to keep copies of files to hand or for transferring files about. Considering how easy they are to lose, consider encrypting your drive if using for personal files: instructions for encrypting your USB flash drive. If for are looking for a USB flash drive, SanDisk are reliable and are good value when comparing quality, design and price. Some Amazon.co.uk links for connivence SanDisk 8GB Cruzer Read more