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 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
, 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 of all ages.
Rosi Robinson is the author of several wonderful books on Batik including 'Creative Batik' and 'Start to Batik', also available from Amazon.com. She lives and works in East Sussex, England.
About the Actor
is an artist, instructor and author of books on the art of creating batik. Her work is both painterly and surface design, and she works on a variety of papers and fabrics as well.
Based in England and Nova Scotia, Canada, she is the subject of frequent exhibitions in the UK and North America, and her work is held by private collectors around the globe.
Her book, Creative Batik
; from Search Press is a top-selling book -- also available from Amazon.com.