Demonstrations & Workshops
The Provincetown Print: History of a Unique Woodcut Process
The artistic and socialistic roots of the genesis of the unique process
of the white-line woodcut are illustrated and discussed, including
its invention in Provincetown, its local development and its proliferation
among artists. Contemporary aspect is included and this presentation
can include a demonstration of the technique.
History of Invention in Printmaking
This program is a comprehensive survey of 5,000 years of the variety
of printmaking activity presented chronologically and traces the inventions
and innovations of reproduction processes and techniques and how they
were adapted by artists.
America's Foremost Art Colony
One hundred years of American art history are traced through the activities
in and around the art colony of Provincetown, Cape Cod. Virtually
all major late 19th and 20th century movements are illustrated and
discussed along with the dynamics of the interrelationships of the
artists who frequented this place.
With both slides and original artwork, William Evaul, a contemporary
American painter-printmaker with an extensive exhibition record discusses
his work, including the painterly relationship to printmaking.
White-line woodcut for Artists
exploration of the techniques involved in producing white-line color
woodcuts. From original drawing, through to the finished print all
aspects are covered, including carving the block, selecting paper,
use of pigments, etc. This workshop can be presented in 2 three hours
sessions or expanded to a week or more.
printmaking for Children
A hands-on workshop for children grades 5 and up which covers the
process of making multiple images from a single block. Foam blocks
are used instead of wood and both the roller painting methods are
used. Designed to produce finished prints in one session.
of the Process of the White-line Woodcut
Artist William Evaul will demonstrate the techniques involved with
producing a white-line woodcut. A fairly large woodblock is used to
maximize visual accessibility to groups of up to 30 or more. Usually
incorporated with the slide lecture on the white-line woodcut.