Your quick-start guide to the whole batik process, start to finish!
Enjoy this free mini-course! In it, you'll watch me take a cotton tapestry (wall hanging) through all the phases of being batiked. See the stages of:
1. Rendering the design in hot wax (first drawn in washable marker)
2. Dyeing the first layer (the under layer) red
3. Adding more wax onto the areas I wish to keep red, furthering the design
4. Dyeing the final piece dark blue
5. Boiling out the wax
If you didn't quite "get" batik before, this should help immensely!
(Of course, paid courses will take you even more in depth.)
Have a question, or an idea of something you'd like to see? It could be our next course.
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Jessica Kaufman, owner of WAXON Studio, has her Masters degree in Crafts Education, and has been leading hands-on programming at schools, summer camps, and workshops for over 15 years. Her knowledge and passion for teaching meets her experience in fabric arts, giving you best of both worlds: concise & clear teaching with in-depth knowledge of batik & dye.