As of Monday, March 23, all classes will be taught remotely through the end of the semester. Read the full update. Summer 2020 online classes are now available for registration. We will be adding more regularly, so keep checking for updates. It is our hope to have the entire Summer 2020 class schedule available for registration in early to mid April.

Japanese Woodblock Student Work in Progress

White Line Woodcut Printing


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Tower 605

End Date


Meeting Day

Saturday and Sunday



White Line woodcut is a technique developed by Blanche Lazell in the 1920’s. Inspired by European modernism and American crafts techniques, Lazell developed this simple woodblock method to simplify some of the techniques used in Japanese woodblock printing. In this class, you will start with carving linear drawings in a pine block and then print multiple color areas using watercolor washes. This technique allows for multiple colors from one block and the results are painterly and textured. All levels are welcome.

This class has ended.

Lisa Houck works in a number of media, including etching, watercolor, handmade paper, oil on wood, and mosaic. She has recently created a 22″ long mosaic mural for a new park in Boston, the Frieda Garcia Park. Her work is in numerous corporate and private collections including Children’s Hospital, Boston and the Museum of Fine … Read more