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08 - Colourized Drapanka (Scratched Eggs) with Nadia Gennings - Friday August 18th - 1:00pm - 2:50pm

COLOURIZED DRAPANKA AND MICRO ENGRAVER USES

with Nadia Gennings

Friday August 18th - 1:00pm - 2:50pm - Monarch Orange Lounge

In this class, I will:

  •  In this class, I will discuss what different tools can be used to scratch your eggs, and the ones I use and prefer.  
  •  In this class, students will learn how to plan a design onto an egg. 
  • Students will learn how to draw the flowers, and borders onto the egg and then proceed to complete the design.
  • Students will learn how to colourize the flowers on their drapanka. 
  • In the last ½ hour of the class, I will demonstrate the use of the micro-engraver to scratch the eggs and how to clean up micro flecks of missed coverage on a pysanka. 

Nadia will provide: a coloured egg, pattern sheets, some dye to use in class, and a scratch tool to use during class which can then be purchased if so desired.

Students will need a pencil, circle templates, and a measuring tape. 

Cost: $20 CAD per student plus $7 for a scratch tool if needed. Please pay in cash for this workshop at the registration table Thursday morning.

Maximum: 15 participants

About Nadia:

  1. I am a self-taught pysankarka of Ukrainian descent.  I taught myself at the age of 9 and have been making them since.  I have taught, how to make pysanky in night school for a number of years. I continue to experiment and teach myself the various forms of pysankarstvo. 
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