Fall/Winter 2016 Pysanky workshops
Pysanky are a lot like Asheville- unique, fun and colorful!
In this workshop we will be making beautiful Ukrainian Easter eggs – pysanky. 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 design. You may use the traditional patterns, or also freestyle and make up your own design.
Student pysanky from last year’s ornament workshops.
Fall/Winter 2016 Workshop dates:
BEGINNERS/ORNAMENT WORKSHOPS- Learn the basics of making pysanky with the option to create holiday ornaments. Open to all beginners:
Or call me to schedule your own afternoon or evening date for you and your friends! Lessons available at my studio (up to 9 people) or your location (up to 15 people)- many weekday evenings and Sunday afternoons work well. Please contact me for more information.
Easter dates 2017: Easters are the same date in 2017!
Julian calendar / Eastern Orthodox: April 16, 2017
In the River Arts District, Asheville, NC:
Classes are taught at Studio A, Pink Dog Creative, 344 Depot Street, Suite 100, next to Fresh West Pizza. Ample street and lot parking available.
Or at your location:
I am also available to go to your home, school, church or other space to teach groups of 2 to 15 people, ages 8 and up. Please inquire for more details!
Ages 18 and over (at Studio A)
$49 for one session includes all materials* ($49 cash/check, $53 credit card/PayPal)
Please e-mail andreakulish [at] gmail dot com or call/text 828-423-6459 to reserve your space.