As part of my daily research for the course I’m currently taking, I must add any source of inspiration that has caught my eye. I´d like to begin by posting on my new Inspiration category, this lovely video of the Romanian egg painter, Elena Craciunescu, whose well-known for her beautiful artwork. As Easter has almost come to an end for 2018, I´d like to share her amazing techniques to produce these wonderful motifs which are inspired in her town´s buildings in Ciocanesti.
It has taken generations to pass this skill onto grandchildren and thankfully it is still respected and villagers maintain this tradition as a source of income.
Using a similar process to batik, layers of wax and dye reveal these fine details.
Check out how it´s done in this short video by National Geographic