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SUBMIT! your large woodcut proposal

Artists are invited to submit a proposal to create a large woodcut, at least 24” x 36” in dimension, for the next BIG INK printing event. BIG INK is a collaborative project that encourages the practice and understanding of large woodcut. Each year artists from all backgrounds including sculpture,…


Added by BIG INK on January 18, 2014 at 5:45pm — No Comments

Large Woodcut Mural - Day 18

Carand and I have finished carving the middle of the woodcut mural.  All the growth rings are fully carved and now we are working on…


Added by BIG INK on July 28, 2013 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Large Woodcut Mural - Day One


Added by BIG INK on July 11, 2013 at 7:47am — No Comments

Large woodcut mural downtown Easthampton

About Carved Content:

Carved Content is a project designed by Carand Burnet and myself to beautify derelict areas using large woodcut as our creative vehicle. A woodcut is an image carved into the plank surface of a piece of wood.  The areas that show…


Added by BIG INK on June 30, 2013 at 8:36am — No Comments

BIG INK - Tons of Large Woodcut Information and Images!

Check out for lots of woodcut related material and posts.  Sept 14th is our big outdoor workshop in Northampton, don't miss it!

Added by BIG INK on September 1, 2012 at 9:05am — No Comments

Final Day!!! Accepting Artist Proposals for Large Woodcut Workshop

The Project:
BIG INK is a multi-artist exhibition/workshop, slated for the month of September, at the Northampton Center for the Art's East Gallery.  This exhibit will showcase the large woodcuts of Lyell Castonguay, Eben Kling, Chris Millette, and…

Added by BIG INK on July 28, 2012 at 6:38am — No Comments

Introducing BIG INK -- A Tumblr dedicated to large scale printmaking

Fellow Printmakers,

I am building and refining a blog entitled BIG INK.  My hope is this site will become a meeting place and resource for artists who create large scale prints at least 3ft x 4ft in dimension.  If you would like to contribute process photos, pictures of completed work, or links please use the Submissions tab on the blog site.  Thank you for looking!

Lyell Castonguay…


Added by BIG INK on May 24, 2012 at 8:12am — No Comments

Share your space and use my etching press.



I have a sweet 16'" x 40" etching press and I am looking to work out a barter with someone with a studio space.  Basically I will place the press in your space where you can have free access to it in exchange for allowing me to use the press occasionally; about once or twice a week.  I want to be clear that I am not donating the press.  I am simply working out a situation where we both have access to a really great piece of equipment.  This is a great opportunity for a…


Added by BIG INK on October 19, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Who says Intaglio printmaking can't look stylish

Official Interactive Intaglio aprons! All the event volunteers and master printers will be wearing one of these bad boys. Please subscribe to our email list through our event blog:… Continue

Added by BIG INK on May 30, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Intaglio print demo at recent Valley F.E.A.S.T

Check out some photos of Lyell Castonguay and an assistant pulling Intaglio prints at the Elevens in Northampton. Just a taste of what is to come July 8th!… Continue

Added by BIG INK on May 12, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments


Added by BIG INK on March 31, 2011 at 7:58am — No Comments

Rad New Poster Design

Who wouldn't want to go to an event with a poster like this!!

Added by BIG INK on March 29, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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