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Pysanky Workshop

Pysanky Workshop

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Pysanky: Ukrainian Easter Egg Workshop with Artisan Bozena Hrycyna

​Date: Friday, March 22nd 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm

Learn how to make beautiful pysanky, easter eggs in the traditional Ukrainian style, using aniline dyes. Learn about this ancient and beautiful way of ushering in spring and the techniques necessary to transform a plain egg into an intricate colourful object of hope. Participants will be introduced to the symbols, cultural context, and lore behind this ancient craft, while also gaining the practical skills of applying wax with a stylus, dyeing, and revealing their egg design.

All materials will be provided (eggs, aniline dyes, beeswax, etc.) Pysanka kits and individuals tools will also be available for purchase (proceeds go to non profit arts organisation Folk Camp Canada).

Beginner level. 
Family friendly.  
Ages 8+ (children to be accompanied by an adult)
2.5 hrs

Cost: $45 

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