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WORKSHOPS

Kate Hanlon's Woodcut: Monhegan Flower Gardens

Monhegan Flower Gardens No 4, by Kate Hanlon

Woodcut by Kate Hanlon: The Laundress

The Laundress, by Kate Hanlon

WITH KATE HANLON
August 16-18, 2024
9:30-4pm

$380 pp (max 10)
$225 deposit due at registration

The white line woodcut, also known as the Provincetown Print, is a uniquely American form of printmaking, invented by artists working in Provincetown in the early 1900's.  In this method, beautiful multi-color prints are printed by hand using a single block of wood, eliminating the need for a press or complicated registration systems. This fun workshop offers the opportunity to learn traditional methods of design, carving and printing, as well as the chance to expand upon the tradition with creative inking and printing options to create contemporary interpretations of the medium. Participants will leave with their own unique prints, newfound skills and appreciation of the process.

Note: There is a materials fee of $75, paid directly to the instructor, which will cover one 8"x10" shina block and one piece of washi paper (which makes two prints) per day, as well as use of the instructor's tools, inks, palettes, etc.

About Kate

Kate's lifelong involvement with printmaking includes a 25-year engagement with the uniquely American medium of white line woodcut. This method allows multicolored images to be made from a single block of wood, with just a few simple tools. Kate’s images, a synthesis of observation and invention, reflect scenes from her life on Boston’s North Shore and her travels throughout New England. A member of the Boston Printmakers and the Society of American Graphic Artists, Kate’s award-winning woodcuts may be found in many private collections, as well as the collections of the Boston Athenaeum, Library of Congress, and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Learn more about Kate and her artwork on her website at: www.katehanlon.com  You can also find Kate on Instagram: kate_hanlon_art

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