Basics of Making Pysanky - Beautiful Ukrainian Eggs
Workshop led by Andrea Kulish Wilhelm
July 18, 1pm-4pm • $65
In this workshop, you will be making a couple of beautiful Ukranian Easter Eggs known as pysanky using the method of batik - also called wax-resist-dying. You will also be introduced to a wide range of Ukrainian fold art traditional patterns, designs and symbols and their history. The designs are made with beeswax whic is melted in the flame of the candle and applied to the egg using a tool called a kistka. The eggs are dipped into successively darker dyes. At the end of the process, the beeswax is melted off to reveal the beautiful and colorful design. You may use the traditional patterns or work freestyle and create your own design.
No experience is needed for this class and all materials are included.