World Textiles consists of six progressive, linked courses across the academic year, each exploring a different technique in relation to felt making. Batik is a resist dye technique which uses hot wax and a variety of tools to draw patterns on cloth, including the traditional tjanting tool. Batik is a highly developed art form in Indonesia where it has a long history. It is characterised by intricate patterns of stylised motifs inspired by plants, birds and architectural motifs. You will learn a variety of techniques - drawing patterns and texture on cloth, using a variety of materials and dyes, to create colourful and patterned textiles. These techniques can be used to create wall pieces, vessels, soft furnishings, accessories, garments and sculptural pieces.
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
The tutor will demonstrate a variety of techniques. Informal tutorials; one to one feed back; constructive and supportive feedback. Students are encouraged to share their ideas and experiences.
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6 weeks (10:00am to 4:00pm)
Next available date
10th June 2021