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General information about the workshops
The Workshops at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts give students and staff the opportunity to work with a great variety of materials and techniques, both traditional and modern. Most workshops require safety courses to gain access. A few resources are tied directly to certain departments, and some tools are operated by the workshop master only. Safety courses a...
The textile workshops at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts include facilities for fabric/silkscreen printing, a dyeing workshop, digital textile printers, variously sized looms and table looms, a digital Jacquard loom, an embroidery machine, various sewing machines and both digital and manual knitting machines.
Analogue and digital media
The workshops for analogue and digital media include 3D printing, large-scale printing, analogue and digital photography, a photo studio, darkroom and scanners, and editing stations for videos, photographs and sound. There are also classrooms for online teaching and computer rooms.
Woodwork and CNC
The workshops for woodwork and CNC include a woodshop, a workshop with a CNC cutter, and a model and prototype workshop for working on lumber and plywood.
Print-making and publishing
At the workshops for print-making and publishing, students may use both traditional and experimental equipment. The workshops have facilities and equipment for intaglio, relief printing, lithography, silkscreen printing, CNC, book printing, publishing and photo-based printing processes.
The metal workshops have equipment for traditional metalwork techniques. Students have access to goldsmithing workspaces, with an attendant metal shop for larger works, cutting and polishing. There is a forge and a welding workshop where students can fashion larger works and forge, cut, weld and carry out similar metalworking operations.
Ceramics and moulds
The ceramics workshop has facilities for both minor and major ceramics projects, such as a digitally controlled kiln that can fire three-metre-high sculptures. In the mould workshop, students learn to make moulds and to cast with different materials.