Batik is both a traditional art and a painting, which is winding up more famous and surely understood in the West as a brilliantly innovative medium. The specialty of designing material along these lines, utilizing wax and color, has been drilled for a considerable length of time. In Java, Indonesia, batik is a piece of an antiquated custom, and a portion of the finest batik material on the planet is as yet made there. The word batik originates from the Javanese tik and means to dot.
To make a batik painting, chose zones of the material are shut out by brushing or drawing hot wax over them, and the fabric is then colored. The parts shrouded in wax oppose the color and remain the first shading. This procedure of waxing and coloring can be rehashed to make more detailed and bright plans. After the last coloring the wax is expelled and the material is prepared for wearing or appearing.
Contemporary batik, while owing much to the past, is particularly not the same as the more customary and formal styles. For instance, the craftsman may utilize scratching, release coloring, stencils, diverse apparatuses for waxing and coloring, wax formulas with various oppose esteems and work with silk, cotton, fleece, calfskin, paper or even wood and pottery.
Batik is verifiably the most expressive and inconspicuous of the oppose techniques. The consistently extending scope of procedures accessible offers the craftsman the chance to investigate a one of a kind procedure in an adaptable and energizing way.