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Reply to: #822968 by PI Joe
Jan 3, 2014 6:23am
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Thank you!

They are certainly real eggs, and whole ones! But the process uses hot wax resist, like batik, and intense dyes. The egg is dipped in several baths, from lightest to darkest color, after each wax application. My local Ukrainian church gives lessons, but I also made Pysanki in the past. It's an old, traditional craft. Other ethnic groups do them in different ways. I often see drawings in white, dipped in a single brilliant color. The wax is melted over a candle, in a tool called a kistka. I use a fine kistka, mostly.
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Reply to: #822973 by Sunia
Jan 3, 2014 6:55am
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Recently tiggermama shared that she does this process as well. She said that it helps her to put carving stamps in perspective as the eggs are breakable & do get broken after all the hard work.

Thank you for sharing.
bluebirdlover
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Reply to: #822973 by Sunia
Jan 3, 2014 8:33am
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Just want to say "way cool!"
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Reply to: #823006 by Mama Stork
Jan 5, 2014 6:09am
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Why thank you!
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Reply to: #822645 by Sunia
Jan 17, 2014 2:10pm
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How fun! My neighbor teaches a Ukiraniun (sp?) egg class. She made one for me with fish on it that is simular to yours.
I have chickens and I am saving eggs for her. She especially likes the blue & green ones that my Americana's lay.

It's always fun to see artist's work!
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Reply to: #825916 by Kurious Jo
Jan 21, 2014 3:08am
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Oh, I love getting a carton of multicolored eggs at the farmers market. I have a friend with all kinds of ducks, quail, chickens and young children. Teacher sent a note complaining that girl kept insisting there COULD be green eggs and ham.

And thank you.