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  • Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay
  • Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay
  • Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay
  • Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay
  • Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay
  • Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay
  • Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay
  • Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay

Batik: What's That? - An Introductory Workshop to the Classic Textile Arts | 4 Oct 2018 | 6.30pm | Cathay

aNERDgallery

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 Batik is a textile art technique from the Nusantara archipelago where patterns are formed through a repeated process of applying dye-resisting agent (wax commonly), dyeing and wax removal on a piece of cloth. Join us to learn fun facts (and misconceptions) about the art and create your own batik masterpiece.

In this introductory workshop, we will go through you the basic techniques of batik making, including:
- Choosing and preparing your cloth for batik art;
- Designing and transferring the design onto the cloth;
- Applying dye-resist agent on to the cloth to create the batik patterns;
- Dyeing of textile using simple dipping method.

This interactive session will be spiced up with fun facts about batik, including the significance of batik motifs and simple tips to buying, using and storing protect your batik collection.

Note: Hot wax will be used as one of the dye-resisting agents. Adult supervision is required for participants below 12 years old.

Materials provided:

All equipment and materials (including cloth, batik wax, canting and dye) will be provided for on-site use. Participants will bring home your own unique medium size (i.e. 30 x 30 cm) batik artwork.

 

About the Instructor:

Established in June 2017, aNERDgallery is the first Singapore-based art platform specializing in textile arts with a focus in batik. Through the nerdy looking glass, we aim to unravel the beauty of these garments from both ancient and contemporary textile artists. Our mission is simple: to connect artists and communities to decode and to understand the rich culture, technological development and historical significance of these ancient art technique. Within one year, aNERDgallery has worked with organizations, such as Prime Minister’s Office, Carousell and The Wellness Insider, to curate customized workshops and activities for their members. aNERDgallery has just wrapped up the first textile arts exhibition entitled "inVISIBLE: Exploring and Redefining Femininity through Batik" in March this year.

 

Workshop Policy:
To confirm your place in the workshop, please make payment upon checking out your online cart. Please do not pay with the 'Cash on Delivery' option. We are unable to provide refunds for cancellations of workshops made within 1 week of the workshop date. Thank you!

 

Additional Information
Date
Time
Fee
Designer
Venue
4 Oct 2018 (Thursday)
6.30pm - 9.30pm 
$88 / pax, $160 / pair 
Tony from aNERDgallery
Naiise @ The Cathay B1-08 (Nearest MRT: Dhoby Ghaut)
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