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Posts tagged “Ukrainian eggs

Incredible Eggs 2019 Calendar

It’s that time of year again.  The new egg calendar is out and I think it’s the best one yet.  I have a few eggs pictured too which is just a fun bonus.  If you want to order one for yourself, here’s the link.


Rancho Cordova iFest 2018

Enjoy a trip around the world with this multicultural event for kids and adults alike.  Featuring art, music, dance, international foods and activities for children, this promises to be a fun-filled evening for all.  I’ll have a booth with my pysanky, explaining and demonstrating what it takes to create them.  Stop by and say hi!

Saturday, May 12, 2018 5-9 PM
Village Green Park
3141 Bridgeway Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

See the complete event flyer here.


The 2018 Incredible Eggs Calendar

It’s here…the new calendar filled beautiful egg pictures and I am honored to report you will find photos of my work along with pysanky and batik-style eggs from all over the world.  Click here to get the purchasing details and to preview each page.


Arts Camp 2017 – Go Wild!

And go wild we did.  A fast-paced week filled with all kinds of art.  My class was the BEST, of course.


Two More Classes Coming Soon!

This just in…Two Ukrainian Egg Workshops on Saturday March 12, 2016

9:30 AM to 12 PM — Introductory Class

Darkredradiatingstarlarge1301413This basic class is for anyone who wants to take the first steps in making these colorful eggs.  No previous experience or skill needed.

1 to 3:30 PM–Trypillian Egg Decorating

1600313webIn this class we will use the same layering of wax and dyes as in the introductory class, but work on a very different style of Ukrainian egg.

To sign up contact Carmichael Recreation and Park District.  For more details and to register, click here.


Save the Date!

It’s never too soon to start planning for summer fun.  And if you want fun, friendship and unhurried time to explore the art of pysanky then this retreat should go right to the top of your list.  Beginner to expert skill levels are all welcome.

 

Pysanky USA Retreat 2016

July 12-16, 2016

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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A little unabashed advertising here…I will be teaching “Quilt-inspired Eggs” and “Egg Mosaics” classes at this retreat and there are lots of other great classes by a variety of very experienced teachers.

 

Here is the website for more info.


The Northern California Eggstravaganza

The Northern California Eggstravaganza

March 5 and 6, 2016, at the Crown Plaza Northeast, 5321 Date Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95841.

 

VA56_Pysanky-15This annual egg show and sale is coming quickly so mark your calendars now.  I will be teaching two classes on Saturday, March 5, as well as selling pysanky eggs and egg jewelry in the showroom all weekend.

 

Click here for details on these classes.