Art of Batik: Flowers and Landscapes

Art of Batik: Flowers and Landscapes

By: Mary Taylor (author)Paperback

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Description

The ancient art of batik is a method of decorating fabric that orginated in the Far East. By "painting" on cotton or silk with melted wax and dyeing the fabric repeatedly with cold-water dyes to build up a wide range of colours, beautiful designs can be created, from flowers to sophisticated landscapes as subtle as any painting. The author shows in a number of step-by-step pictures exactly how she creates her pictures and wall-hangings. Roses, poppies, magnolias, seascapes, Scottish hills, French villages are all possible as themes.

Contents

Equipment and materials; getting started; experimenting with dye colours; creating a flower batik; gallerty of flowers; creating landscapes; gallery of landscapes; exihibiting your work.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780855327859
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 80
  • ID: 9780855327859
  • ISBN10: 0855327855

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