Description

Learn about the art of batik, a traditional Indonesian wax resist method of dyeing with natural indigo. In this course you will get hands-on experience using different ways of creating batik resists with traditional tjantings, brushes and stamps . You will get to dye your unique piece of fabric in the class indigo vat and learn how to produce different shades of indigo blue in the one sample to create depth in your chosen design.

Each student gets to take home their finished piece of batik fabric that is already hemmed, ready to hang up, wear as a bandana or use for another project, plus knowledge to continue at home.

ABOUT ROZ SLADE FROM BE KIND TEXTILES

Roz is a Melbourne based textile designer and maker that focuses on sharing the importance of the connection people have with textiles and the appreciation for the hand crafted.

After Graduating RMIT Dip. Textile Design and Development where she focused her study on sustainable materials and intricate mindful designs, she stepped away from the outward pressure put on her to create wasteful products using materials and supply chains with questionable ethics. She now prefers a slower more thoughtful design process.

Roz teaches textile based workshops around Melbourne and Regional Victoria, hosted by a variety of organisations and venues, combining her love and knowledge of textiles with the therapeutic act of hand-making.

Her label Be Kind Textiles is about what she loves doing most, creating thoughtful quality products, while using sustainable methods, ethically sourcing materials and being kind to the earth.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/bekindtextiles

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What you will learn
  • Learn about the art of batik, a traditional Indonesian wax resist method of dyeing with natural indigo
  • Learn different methods for creating batik resists with traditional tjantings, brushes and stamps
  • Learn how to dye your unique piece of fabric in the class indigo vat and learn how to produce different shades of indigo blue
What you will get
  • All materials provided

What to bring
  • A drawing, design or idea which is 1-3 colours.
What to wear

Wear clothes you don’t mind getting dye on.


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Work-Shop

Vendor sincce 2014

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.

From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Northern Rivers, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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Terms & Conditions

Anyone partaking in any classes or coming to any events at Work-Shop or organised by Work-Shop must agree to these terms and conditions.

1.) LIABILITY WAIVER

  •  Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
  • Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.

I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.


2.) PHOTO & VIDEO

I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)

3.) REFUNDS

Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email learn@work-shop.com.au to organise a refund.

4.) CANCELLATIONS

We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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