The Russian Matryoshka Workshop | Mother Tongues Festival

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  • 23 Feb
  • 11am - 12:30pm
  • Ages 6 - 12
  • €5

Learn an old, folk, artistic craft as well as the history of The Russian Matryoshka. You will feel like a real artist, using a wooden surface instead of a canvas. You will get a brush, coloured paints, and will have the opportunity to express your fantasy on the wooden Russian doll – Matryoshka. You will make your own doll, which you will take with you as a real Russian souvenir.

Вам будет предоставлена возможность изучить старинное, народное, художественное ремесло а так же историю Русской Матрёшки. Вы почувствуете себя настоящим художником, используя деревянную поверхность вместо холста. Вы получите кисть, цветные краски и сможете выразить свою фантазию на деревянной русской кукле – матрешке. Вы сделаете свою собственную куклу, которую возьмете с собой в качестве настоящего русского сувенира

Diana Merfeldiene is an artist with a background in design and is passionate about two things, painting and teaching. She loves to teach anyone who’s interested in painting- how to paint better and how to nurture their creativity. Born and raised in Latvia, Diana came to Ireland in 2004. She now lives in Co.Meath with her husband, four beautiful daughters and dog.