Painting & Decorating Eggs
20 Charming Ideas for Creating Beautiful Displays, Shown in More Than 130 Clear Step-by-step PhotographsBook - 2013
Decorating eggs has become more and more popular in recent years, for all kinds of events, festivals and celebrations. It is a wonderful opportunity for family crafting, combining classic traditional folk with the potential for fun and simple ideas. Using hard-boiled or blown eggs as your canvas, you can paint, dye, scratch, cover and bleach to create stunning and original objets d'art - whether for an Easter table or a permanent display. The egg has been a powerful symbol of hope and new life in many different cultures throughout history. The purity and strength of its form have made it a classic shape and motif for design. Hen, duck, goose and quail eggs can all be decorated in countless ways, and this unique volume reveals a range of art techniques for embellishing eggs, such as simple dyeing, painting, gilding and sgraffito. From traditional to contemporary designs, the easy-to-follow projects provide enough inspiration to adorn a whole barnyard full of eggs.
Publisher: Wigston, Leicestershire : Lorenz Books, 
Branch Call Number: 745.5944 SCHNEEB
Characteristics: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 22 cm
Alternative Title: Painting and decorating eggs