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In this trip you will be making wooden based Batik. Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to whole cloth, or cloth made using this technique, originated from Indonesia, Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting, or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap. The applied wax resists dyes and therefore allows the artisan to colour selectively by soaking the cloth in one colour, removing the wax with boiling water, and repeating if multiple colours are desired. But instead of cloth, in this trip we will use wood as the base.
A tradition of making batik is found in various countries; the batik of Indonesia, however, may be the best-known.Indonesian batik made in the island of Java has a long history of acculturation, with diverse patterns influenced by a variety of cultures, and is the most developed in terms of pattern, technique, and the quality of workmanship. In October 2009, UNESCO designated Indonesian batik as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
Sumarsono, Hartono; Ishwara, Helen; Yahya, L.R. Supriyapto; Moeis, Xenia (2013). Benang Raja: Menyimpul Keelokan Batik Pesisir. Jakarta: Kepustakaan Populer Gramedia. ISBN 978-979-9106-01-8.
The Batik Guild. 2011. What is Batik?. https://www.batikguild.org.uk/batik/what-is-batik.
The Jakarta Post. 2016. Batik: a cultural dilemma of infatuation and appreciation. https://www.thejakartapost.com/longform/2016/11/29/batik-a-cultural-dilemma-of-infatuation-and-appreciation.html
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Time : 8:30 am
Pickup at your hotel or airport
Time : 9:00 am
Departure to Batik crafting village
Time : 10:30 am
Arrival at Batik crafts village and preparation for the batik making
Wooden Batik Making
Time : 11:00 am
Time for the real activity: batik making. You will listen to the stories behind Batik as the traditional part of Java and how it developed in this particular village. Furthermore you will be guided on how to draw wax on wood medium and other supporting techniques. And of course, making your own Batik design.
Time : 1:30 pm
Rest and lunch with traditional food while the colors of the Batik become dry
Time : 2:00 pm
Free session for you. You can either learn more about batik or explore the village activity.
Time : 3:00 pm
Go back to your hotel as the end of the trip.
- Transportation: Car, Driver, and Gasoline
- English Interpreter
- Batik materials
- Lunch with traditional food
- Snack and mineral water throughout the trip
- Personal expenses
- Personal needs
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