UKRAINIAN PYANSKY EGG DECORATION
Learn the art of Pyansky decoration in this fun workshop. Pysanka, coming from the verb pysaty meaning “to write” or “to inscribe”, is a Ukrainian egg decorating technique used to make traditional folk designs and writings that uses beeswax in a hot wax-resist. Ukrainians have been decorating eggs with highly symbolic and colorful motifs for countless generations. Different villages had specialized motifs, but some common imagery includes depictions of the sun, birds, a ladder, the tree of life, flowers, and geometric designs.
About the instructor: Sveta Miller was born and raised in Central Ukraine before she moved to Central Iowa. She learned the art of Pysanka from a Ukrainian artist and has been creating these beautiful jewels for her friends and family over the years.
23C7K1 Sunday / 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Sveta Miller / Principal Studio 5
$35 ($26 *members) / Materials fee $25
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