An exhibition of batik paintings by three sisters who grew up in Cambridge – Angela Lenman, Isobel Larcombe and Christine Watson
Students will learn the basic techniques of batik, and produce one or more colourful traditional batik designs or pictures on fabric, and several experimental works on paper.
An exhibition of Rosi's figurative and abstract batik paintings on cotton fabric and paper. This is Rosi's fourth exhibition in the Foyer of the Barbican Library. Rosi has lectured, exhibited and given workshops throughout the world. She is renowned for pushing the traditional technique of batik further than most. Her batiks are more like figurative paintings on fabric. Rosi has written three books on batik, including 'Creative Batik' (Search Press 2001) which has been translated into Russian. She has had many articles in British and foreign magazines including the 'International Artist' magazine and 'Artist's and Illustrator's Magazine. She produced a DVD - 'Batik Workshop- Fun with Paper and Fabric showing her techniques and artistic skills.
Discover the magic of this wonderful traditional resist technique of decorating fabric and paper. This one/two day workshop is suitable for any level of experience. You can work at your own pace and ability. Rosi Robinson, an internationally renowned batik artist and instructor, will guide you through different projects. You will be introduced to a variety of traditional and contemporary waxing techniques on both cotton fabric and paper. You will learn how to build up a batik picture in a painterly way, as well as how to create abstract designs in collage and on paper. The cost of a one-day workshop is £50 and a two-day one is £100, plus an additional charge of £8 for materials. Please contact Rosi on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.