Pysanky are a lot like Asheville- unique, fun and colorful!
In the this workshop, you will learn a traditional Ukrainian art form- pysanky. You will learn the process of wooden egg dying that uses bright and beautiful colors. You will learn the method of batik – also called wax-resist – dying. You will also be familiarized with the wide range of Ukrainian folk art traditional patterns, designs and symbols and their history. The designs are made with beeswax which is melted in the flame of a 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 d
All supplies are included, and students take home whatever eggs they make (empty and unvarnished), or you can choose to have them varnished and shipped by the instructor for a small additional fee.
Max class size : 10 people
Availability: In general, Tuesday-Friday afternoons and evenings booked at least 5 days in advance (not available Saturday afternoons. Some Sundays are available)
* Please note, this class is not offered in the summer months June-August
Cost per person
$40 per person- 3 person minimum.
$65 per person- 2 person minimum.
$80 per person- 2 person minimum.
This experience can also be combined with a walking tour seeing art and meeting artists in their studio.