MAHWAH, N.J. -- Crafting and history buffs will want to make sure they head to the Mahwah Public Library Saturday for the 19th Ukrainian Egg Decorating Workshop with Patty DeAngelo.
During the event, from 12:30-4:30 p.m., attendees will get hands-on experience and decorate their own egg with materials provided by the instructor.
Wiszuk-DeAngelo is an award-winning artist whose decorated egg was displayed at the White House and is now part of the White House Museum. She has more than 20 years experience as a working artist and teacher. She is first-prize winner in the "Emuzine" magazine 2000 contest, featured artist in the August 2000 issue of "Eggsculptor" magazine and author of numerous articles on the art of psysanky.
Attendees also will learn division of the egg, drawing of designs, use of kistka, techniques of wax and resist method, dyeing process, technique of drilling egg, removing wax and finishing methods.
Registration is required for this workshop at the circulation desk, and the supply fee of $25 must be paid at the time of registration.The library is at 100 Ridge Road. For more information, call (201) 529-7323.