Modern Batik Art Workshop: Beginner Class

  • Course level: Beginner


Learn the Modern Batik technique, a revolutionary repackaged application that enhances the detail of an image on fabric using wax and dyes. In this course, you will be introduced to the Modern Batik technique. You will learn to apply wax and dyes to fabric to produce beautifully textured art pieces. The skills learned in this course can be used in a variety of industries. From the textile industry to the entertainment industry, the possibilities are endless. So whatever your interests, there is almost always some way to apply this technique to produce something amazing.

Who should take this course?

Professional artists, art students, textile artists, weavers, quilters, and even novices can learn to create in this multi-medium by applying dyes and wax on fabric.

Modern Batik Art enhances the creative process in the following disciplines;

Fashion Design:
Designers of fabric, wall hangings, fashion or home accessories will benefit from the Modern Batik Art technique.

Quilters appreciate how these techniques offer them a fresh approach to their creative process.

Fine Artists:
A special technique that will add to your portfolio.

Recreational Workshops:
A very therapeutic workshop that has been proved to be a great stress reliever.


What Will I Learn?

  • Learn how to prepare fabric for the application of wax and dyes.
  • Learn to sketch on fabric.
  • Learn to apply wax and dyes on fabric.
  • Learn how to dry and ink fabric after the application of wax and dyes.

Topics for this course

15 Lessons1h 47m


In this introduction video, we shall talk about the materials we need to go through this course
Materials And Requirements7:31

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  • Dylon Dyes or Procions Reactive Dyes.
  • Indian Ink/waterproof (E.g., Speedball).
  • Rice Cooker.
  • Blow Dryer.
  • Flat Iron.
  • Masking Tape.
  • Plastic Washing Cups.
  • White Mixing Plate.
  • Paraffin Wax.
  • Art Pencil.
  • Bristol Flat Art Brushes (S/M/L)
  • Calligraphy Pens (5.5B recommended).
  • Muslin Fabric or Raw Cotton.
  • Newsprint Paper.

Target Audience

  • Professional Artists
  • Art Students
  • Textile Artists
  • Weavers
  • Quilters