In-Person Workshop: Introduction to Batik
There are two timeslots available. Please select which workshop you would like to attend when purchasing your tickets.
Workshop 1 : 1 to 3 pm
Workshop 2 : 3:30 to 5:30 pm
$50 General, $40 Members, $35 Students
Join Bernarda Antony for meditative, hands-on session to learn about the heart of batik. This introductory workshop will walk you through the basics of using canting – a traditional pen-like tool used to design batik tulis or handwritten batik. You will also learn about specific batik patterns and the how the fabric has been historically used as a form of storytelling. Participants will have the option to have their work dyed by Bernarda after the session, to be mailed back to them at no cost.
Only 8 seats available. All materials will be provided.
Bernarda Antony is on a journey to share the legends, motifs and meaning behind Indonesian batik. An alumnus of La Salle International College in Jakarta and Sugino Fashion College in Tokyo, Bernarda blends traditional technique and story-telling with fashion through The Batik Library. The Batik Library connects consumers with one-of-a-kind, naturally-dyed pieces that celebrates the details of the regions they represent and supports artisans with generational lineage to the tradition of batik making.