Pysanky Lemko Style – Hand-Decorated Eggs w/ Basia Andrusko
Each workshop participant will create a unique and beautiful egg ornament!
You will be guided through all the steps of transforming a plain egg into a work of art using the Lemko method (drop & pull.) Adult and/or teen students will learn the age old Ukrainian method of Pysanky, decorating eggshells. We will apply a series of melted beeswax and dyes to create patterns. When complete, the wax is melted off, revealing the vivid colors. Students will have the option of turning their Pysanky into a unique Seasonal ornaments. Materials (eggs, stylus, dyes, wax…) and instruction will be provided to make one or two Pysanky. Kits will also be available for purchase, so that students can continue to make Pysanky and wax-resist batik-style eggs at home, for all seasons and occasions. Ages 12 & up. Please see our website for additional information!