Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Batik







In Art class, 4th & 5th graders learned that Batik is the art of decorating cloth using wax and dye. Some of the finest batiks are still being made today in Indonesia. Students made their own Batiks using fabric and a flour/water/alum mixture in place of the wax. The last step was to paint their batiks using neon colored paints.

3 comments:

  1. I like how you then added the printed backgrounds

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  2. Nice! Do you have measurements/ proportions of the flour mixture?

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  3. http://eyesaflame.blogspot.com/2008/06/demo-flour-paste-batik.html

    here is the site I got the mixture from!

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