new? start here
supplies you'll need
the basic steps
help & more info
symbol & color meanings
where do I...?
find egg designs
list my workshop
pysanky coloring pages
original dye recipes
legends & traditions
of further interest
ann's rcm coins
peasant magic show
pysanky gift ideas
ann's gift shop
updated NOV 24 2017
Welcome to LearnPysanky.com, also known as How to Make Ukrainian Easter eggs!
I've been providing free instructions in this beautiful Eastern European art form online since 1997.
Once only made at Easter, Ukrainian Easter Eggs, or pysanky, are now made year 'round by people
of varying skill levels all over the world - and they all love it! It can be very addictive!
If you're new to pysanky, get started at my new? start here
page, which will give you an overview of this ancient craft, and what you need to do to get started!
There's lots more to the site, have fun exploring! And have fun with your pysanka!
- UPDATED FOR 2017 - Pysanka/Ukrainian gift guide
for the pysanka artist or fan of Ukrainian culture in your life!
- "peasant magic: invocations in wax". At the Craig Gallery in Alderney Landing, Dartmouth NS, I have a display of my pysanka works and my Royal Canadian Mint coins, on until October 7th. Learn More...
• W A R N I N G •
Keep kids under close supervision while creating pysanky - involves use of an open candle flame.