Batik Beginnings

After our Watercolour Explorations, Grade 9 Art Students blending skills were sufficiently prepared to take on Batik.

Batik can be a tricky medium, trying to navigate the hot melted wax and using (at first) awkward tools, as well as using clothing dye (that doesn’t come out of clothing) to blend colours – but not blend too much.

For our practice, we stretched canvas onto frames, and then divided the canvas up into small sections… then began our experimentation…

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