Egg as Canvas

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The makebright crew was busy today…

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trying new techniques for egg dying, including using elastic bands, hand lotion, and scotch tape as dye masks, as well as…

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some of the old favourites of toothpick painting that give a more subtle result.

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The speckled egg is very painstaking, hence only one of them.

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You can get some really vibrant colours with our secret mix of water+dye+vinegar (rats!  there’s the secret) plus a long soak.

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A couple of hours later: eggs!  as far as the eye can…

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I was really happy with the tape mask, especially where the dye leaked under the tape.

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Happy making,


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