In Batik Workshop • Fun with Paper and Fabric, Rosi Robinson presents a variety of techniques with useful tips on how to create batik art on a variety of papers, silk, cotton and other fabrics.
On DISC ONE, "Paper Workshop", Rosi explores a variety of ways to use waxes, tools and dyes to achieve some incredible effects on many types of paper. She presents some great ideas for how to use the papers you have made -- from wall art to greeting cards to illuminated lamps.
On DISC TWO, "Fabric Workshop", Rosi explores the use of traditional and nontraditional batik implements on both silk and cotton -- using Indonesian and other waxing tools from around the world as well as things from around the house. Along the way she answers many of the most common questions about how to do batik as well as what to do when things go wrong. She produces a range of results on silk and cotton -- from wearable art to wall art, exploring the richness of color and the benefits of wax resist for surface design.
Four inspirational hours of batik workshops on two discs -- sure to appeal to teachers, artists and students of batik from beginning to advanced alike.
Rosi Robinson is the author of several wonderful books on Batik. She lives and works in East Sussex, England.
AVAILABLE AUGUST 15, 2012 -- From Amazon.com, Dharma Trading (Marin), Rainbow Silks (England) and more dealers from our website.