Hello all, does anyone know about batik. I want to tell about the craft of batik, which has a very high artistic value, being part of Indonesia, especially Java. Javanese women in the past made their skills in batik for a living, so that in the past, batik work is exclusively women’s work until the invention of “Batik Cap” which allows the entry of men into the field. Coastal batik masculine lines as can be seen in shades of “Mega Mendung”, which in some coastal areas batik work is common for men.
Batik was originally made on the material that is made of white cotton cloth called. Now batik is also made on other materials such as silk, polyester, rayon and other synthetic materials. Motif formed with a liquid wax using a tool called a canting for subtle motifs, or brush for large motifs, so that the liquid wax to seep into the fabric fibers. Fabrics that have been painted with wax dyed with the desired color, usually starting from light colors. Immersion then taken to another motif with color or black older. After some time the coloring process, which has dibatik cloth dipped in chemicals to dissolve the wax.
Batik I want to share here is the Javanese batik. An artistic heritage, the people of Indonesia, especially Java controlled Javanese from generation to generation. Javanese Batik motifs have different. Differences motif is common because of the motives that have meaning, the purpose is not just an image but implies that they can from their ancestors, which in ancient times embraced Hinduism and Buddhism. Batik Java developed in many regions Solo or commonly known as Solo batik
Batik Solo Pinterest
One design fashion week in 2014 with a theme of Javanese Batik. Very legant, elegant and simple. And some examples of designs with batik you can see.
When I chose the clothes I will wear to work, one of which is batik which I choose with a soft material and a long dress. one of which is a photo that I wear batik.
Green Batik Dress
That’s one of my story today, Christmas is coming soon. Is there any idea to wear red batik dress for Christmas? I will share again with my next article.