artwork by Lori Pietropaoli artwork by Donna Blatchly artwork by Ben Thurber Art artwork by CP Handwoven

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Precision Art Studio

Theresa Somerset

Real eggshells are used in this batik method, most from local sources. Eggs are blown, washed and dried. Design is drawn on with beeswax and a “Kistka” and then dyed with each successive color. Wax is melted off to reveal the design. Since dyes are not inherently colorfast, the finished egg is given coats of a hard MSA solvent based acrylic U.V. gloss varnish, although still advisable to keep them from direct sunlight.

19 Hayden Street
Essex Junction, VT 05452

(802) 879-2699