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Explore the magic of Batik

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Batik class

Informed by the ancient Indonesian technique of layering melted wax and dyes on to textiles Marie-Therese King will show you how to create your own batik paintings.

During this two day workshop you will design your own piece, select dyes, use a variety of tools; tjantings, Ukrainian Kyskas, fan brushes and stamps to apply melted wax to cotton. You will have an opportunity to try scraffito, and the very traditional cracking and dipping process.

There will be time to produce two batiks, one which will be quite experimental, and the second will be more refined and considered.

Learn batik painting techniques



20-21 July 2024

Batik process


£250 - Tuition fees

plus £15 materials


Tea, coffee and simple lunch included in your course price 

We also offer accommodation & evening meals

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This course is aimed at adults, aged 18yrs + and is suitable for beginners to those with experience

Marie Therese King artist

Marie-Therese King is an experienced tutor as well as an established artist and designer, her passion and inspiration is British wildlife and birds.

Training initially in graphic design, she graduated in multi disciplinary design and is a member of the Worcester Guild of Contemporary Crafts. She works in batik, etched glass and different printmaking techniques.

Marie-Therese comes from a family of horticulturists, gardeners, bird watchers and keen walkers. Now based in the Malvern hills she observes and draws what she sees around her.

Her batik designs are well observed subjects in stylised and contemporary environments, rich in colour and contrast, and her style ranges from exquisite detail to flowing designs.

Stories from our students
Batik printing courses, classes, workshops and experiences in Wales

​​This is the first time we have run this course so we hope you will create your own stories

Batik printing courses, classes, workshops and experiences in Wales


Batik printing courses, classes, workshops and experiences in Wales



Upcoming Dates

  • 20 Jul 2024, 09:00 – 21 Jul 2024, 17:00
    Two day batik painting course taught by Marie-Therese King. Batik is an ancient Indonesian art-form of layering melted wax and water based dyes on Indonesian cotton to create vibrant paintings.

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