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Batik painting

Duration: 10am - 3.30/4pm

Price: £75

Book with: Barbara Simmons Meek
at Feltworld - Creative Art courses

ST19 5BL

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About the Course

We will cover batik painting and make a picture to frame. Using hot beeswax and adding batik dyes.
This will be a fun creative day where you will learn how to use hot wax as a relief to block out areas of cotton fabric using tjanting tools as well as brushes and sponges etc. Then we will use the special batik dyes to create your beautiful masterpiece, you will iron out the wax before you take your picture to frame at home.

You will make a piece of wall-art approx 16''x16'' or similar but it could be a different shape and size. You will make a few A5 samples with various techniques as practice pieces, these also look lovely in a frame or on gift cards.

It will be a brilliant day, you really can't go wrong with batik...happy accidents can be great accidents!

Please bring suitable old clothes /apron
Ideas for your designs- printed or on your phone
Carrier bag
Please arrive by 9:45 a.m. so we can start promptly

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What's included in the price?

5 1/2 -6 hours of creative tuition
- Refreshments and a lovely light lunch provided.
- Opportunity to learn the basics of using hot batik wax and using tools and mark making techniques
- Lots of inspiration ideas, examples and techniques to get you started on your fabulous Batik journey
- Maximum of 6 places, so you get lots of attention
- Many course options available on my website if you would like a taster session
- All materials are included
Booking is essential: please phone or visit my website

Want to review this course?

A superb day learning a new skill. Barbara was accomplished and enthusiastic to pass her techniques on. It was very relaxing and enjoyable and I achieved a product I was pleased with. The lunch and tea and cake helped the day along and I would thoroughly recommend this course.

- - #23369

Enjoyed my first Batik course so much...I came back for a 2nd...enjoyed so much..I’m thinking of doing a 3rd 😀

- - #22196

Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:

Thank you. It was lovely to teach you again Nancy. You have a natural talent and colour sense, I will look forward to teaching you in the future :-). Maybe try the crackle glaze!

Had a great day under the supportive and knowledgable guidance of Barbara, I can’t believe that I was able to produce such a piece on my first Batik course...I’m going to get it framed. Everything required provided in the course fee + Lunch, cake and drinks all through the day. Would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to explore Batik in a friendly and supportive atmosphere.

- - #20480

A really enjoyable day. Learned a lot in a very supportive environment. Very happy with the results

- - #19010

Enjoyed a lovely creative day with Barbara today exploring batik techniques on both cotton and silk. Thank you for your hospitality and guidance.

- - #18381

I had a great introduction to Batik yesterday with Barbara. She was very hospitable and a great teacher. All the materials were provided, along with lunch and great cake. This was a technique I had been wanting to try for a long time. It was great to go home with pieces of work I would actually put up at home. Thank you for a great day Barbara.

- - #17698

Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:

Thank you for your encouraging review. Hope to meet you again-Best regards Barbara :-)

I had a fabulous day learning how do do Batik with Barbara. She is an excellent teacher and everything was supplied. Due to her expert guidance, I left with some pieces of Batik that I will frame and hang in my home.

- - #17686

Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:

Thank you for an encouraging review Lianne.
Your four season tree is fabulous. Looking forward to seeing it framed.

I’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy the Feltworld introduction to Batik. It’s a technique I had wanted to try for a long time and the course didn’t disappoint. All materials were supplied and the tuition was very helpful. A very enjoyable course

- - #16819

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Course Start Dates

Monday 22nd July 2019
Sunday 28th July 2019
Saturday 10th August 2019
Saturday 24th August 2019
Friday 30th August 2019
Sunday 8th September 2019
Sunday 15th September 2019
Sunday 13th October 2019
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Accommodation offered
  • Advanced/professional level
  • Child friendly
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Disabled access
  • Intermediate level
  • Residential
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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