batik eggs - a fine art approach to pisanki
etched rhea egg. this egg was dyed black first and then the design was waxed on after the design was completed i used vinegar to etch the egg and wash the egg back to the natural shell color.
design waxed on the natural color of the egg and then i used vinegar to etch the egg and then finished with a flat acrylic finish,
(L) completed and varnished (r) completed dyeing wax has not been removed yet.
etched goose eggs
one color dye used on each egg. these were etched with vinegar
same design with color variations.
abstract fish design
rhea egg shell 2011
emu egg etched with vinegar