Beginner Design 3 - Pencil

Draw on the lines as illustrated in the diagram with a pencil. Draw these lines very lightly, and they will not show up in the final design.

Pencil 1

Front (1) shows the egg divided into eighths. You start by drawing one long line around the longest part of the egg, until it meets up with itself. Next, draw a long line at a right angle to this one, until it meets up with itself. Lastly, draw one line around the middle of the egg. Now the egg is divided into 8 equal sized parts.

Front (2). Curls are very common motifs on pysanky, so it's important to learn how to do them! This egg is good practice. Draw the curling line, as shown.

Front (3). Continue to draw the curling lines as shown, in groups of 4, wherever the guidelines intersect in a cross (4 times around the middle, and once on the top and bottom).


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