Batik Handkerchief Workshop on 30 May!

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” -Native American Proverb

Join us on 30 May for a lovely evening to learn about the rich history of Batik art. Try your hand at this UNESCO recognised art form!

Batik is a traditional Indonesian art form that is practiced widely in Asia. With professional demonstration and guidance from our friendly instructor, this session is suitable for those with or even without experience in Batik art!

This workshop includes all art materials – from pencils and erasers, 1 cloth (30x30cm) handkerchief, Batik tools, dyes and other materials.

DATE: 30 May 2019

Workshop price: $60 nett/pax only

Conducted in the Visual Arts Centre Art Studio, Tony, from aNERD Gallery, will bring you along this journey to explore the rich history of Batik Art! We will also be showcasing some beautiful pieces of artworks done by Tony and his fellow artists. Some of them will be put up for sale – so get ready to feast your eyes while you attend the workshop!

Learn about the green ways of Batik so that you can up-cycle your own old clothes with this beautiful art form in the future!

For registration or any enquiries, please contact 6255 0711 / 67332155

Course description:

Taking place on 30 May 2019, from 7:30pm to 10:00pm at VAC Studio, receive professional guidance from our friendly instructor, Tony from aNERD Gallery! Suitable for anyone who is interested – with or without experience in Batik art! Receive tips and guidance to learn about this more than 1,000 year old art form. Take this opportunity to learn about this traditional art form! Bring home your masterpiece and adorn it in your house!

Programme:

7:15pm – 7:30 pm: Registration, settling down and preparation of materials

7:30pm – 10:00pm:

– Brief Introduction to Batik and its rich history

– Designing your own batik motif or pattern

– Trying out the whole batik process – wax application, dip dyeing and wav removal.

– Demonstration on how to use the tools of the trade

– Batik care 101

Through this workshop, one can look forward to learn about the techniques and intricacies on the creation of this classic art form. The session starts with a brief introduction of the history of Batik and gets you acquainted with the tools of the trade. This is followed by a hands-on activity of learning to design your own batik motif and pattern.

*This workshop is not suitable for young children. Minimum age – 12 years old and above.

All art materials for Batik art will be provided including: 1 cloth (30x30cm), Batik tools and materials, pencils and erasers. Refreshments of hot and cold water, tea bags, instant coffee and biscuits are complimentary.

Class Session:

30 May 2019, 7:30pm to 10:00pm.

Course Fees:

Early Bird – $51nett/pax (15% off! SPECIAL!) Sign up before 22 May!
Regular – $60nett/pax

*Course fees include instructor fees and all art materials. No refunds will be provided for no-shows and replacements.

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

– Brief Introduction to Batik and its rich history

– Designing your own batik motif or pattern

– Try out the whole batik process – wax application, dip dyeing and wav removal.

– Demonstration on how to use the tools of the trade

– Batik care 101

Get ready to bring adorn your home with this new piece of batik art!

*subject to changes

Read more about our batik artisan, Tony and aNERD Gallery here!

Date:

Every Thursday, from 30 May 2019 - 30 May 2019

Time:

7:30pm to 10:00pm

Number of Sessions:

1 Session

Course Fees:

S$ 51

Venue:

Visual Arts Centre

Terms and conditions:

All sessions are to be completed within the course duration stated.

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