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Batik Discovery Workshop

Batik Discovery Workshop

Regular price £42.00 GBP
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Date: Wednesday, 13 March 2024
Time: 18:30 - 20:30
Location: Blowwater.Co, Birmingham, B14 7DB

Learn the art of traditional batik wax-resist dyeing in this fun hands-on batik dyeing workshop whilst tucking into some delicious dumplings from Blow Water Cafe.

What is modern contemporary batik? It's a brand-new kind of art which combines traditional Malaysian batik techniques with modern art. This fun and therapeutic workshop is suitable for anyone, even absolute beginners.

Through this 2-hour workshop you will create your own batik art design while learning the basics of the art of batik canting.

What to expect:

  • Learn about the history of batik, how it is made, and the tools & materials needed for batik canting
  • Learn skills for "tulis" batik by using hot wax and a special "tjanting" tool
  • Experiment with mixing colours to produce the right tone and shade
  • All materials and tools provided
  • A delicious plate of dumplings from Blow Water Cafe
  • A beautiful piece of batik art to take home

Get creative and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of Batik and create your own artwork that is bound to impress! This workshop makes a one-of-a-kind date night, friends' night out, or just a fun evening to meet new friends over some batik painting and dumplings.

Note: Children aged 14+ can attend but must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.

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