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Batik painting using hot beeswax


Duration: 10am - 3.30/4pm

Price: £70

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

Penkridge
Staffordshire
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.

Your piece of wall-art approx will be 16''x16'' or similar but it could be a different shape and size. You will make A5 samples with various techniques as practice pieces, they 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 am so we can start promptly
See dates opposite

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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
Held in Penkridge or in your venue
Booking is essential: please phone or visit my website



Want to review this course?

Calm confident instruction on techniques to use as was my first time. Everything was to hand when I needed it without asking making it so easy.
I came away with a lovely piece of ‘experimental ‘ batik fabric and am so pleased.
Can’t recommend her more highly. Fabulous day and so motivational.

- - #24988

A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon learning batik for the first time. Very informative friendly tutor who shared many tips and insights into this wonderful art.
Felt very happy and comfortable with friends in Barbara’s beautiful home surrounded by her exquisite craftwork. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

- - #23909

Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:

Thank you Daizy. There are many levels to batik and you did well in this introduction class. :-)

After completing an introduction to batik workshop and liking the technique so much, I went back again to do a full day's workshop. All the materials and equipment were supplied, and lots of useful hints and tips given. I was delighted with the result that and it is now framed and hanging on my lounge wall. I can highly recommend this course.

- - #23906

Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:

I am really pleased that you have learned so much and being on two of my Batik days. Maybe join me for the crackle glaze class one day :-).

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

Response from Feltworld - Creative Art courses:

Thank you for a lovely review Jayne. Loved your picture and striking background.
Hope to see you on a Felmaking workshop some time :-).

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

Saturday 14th December 2019
Sunday 19th January 2020
Sunday 26th January 2020
Saturday 15th February 2020
Monday 2nd March 2020
Saturday 28th March 2020
Saturday 18th April 2020
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  • Advanced/professional level
  • Child friendly
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Disabled access
  • Evenings
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Suitable for stag and hen dos
  • Teen friendly
  • Weekends

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