A number of Batik Guild members regularly run workshops and give talks on batik. A selection of forthcoming events is listed here.
Over the two days, Rosi Robinson will take you through a number of projects, batiking on cotton fabric and paper. You will be able to experiment with different waxing tools and apply Procion MX cold water Reactive dyes in a variety of ways. You can work at your own pace. Beginners and those with experience are welcome.
The Soul of Batik Workshop - A workshop led by Nia Fliam and Agus Ismoyo of Brahma Tirta Sari with 5 days of studio time exploring both the processes of natural dyed batik and an understanding of intangible culture that is at the heart of batik. The goals are for the participants to initiate or improve the technical aspects of their batik skills, to enhance their creative process through a personal project, gain insight into Indonesia's traditional natural dye practices.
Batik Week Workshop
- A workshop with 5 days of studio time offering an opportunity to deepen an existing batik practice or discover a new fibre art form, through a vibrant creative experience with other practitioners. Drawing on Threads of Life’s detailed field research of Indonesia’s ancient natural dye traditions, this workshop explores the interaction between this pallet of colours and the batik process. For beginners to advanced practitioners alike.
The following Guild members may also offer workshops and talks by arrangement.