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Batik, Tie Dyeing, Stenciling, Silk Screen, Block Printing: The Hand Decoration of Fabrics
Francis J. Kafka
048621401X
June 1973
Paperback
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Book Description
Outstanding guide to the most popular methods of painting, dyeing, and printing on fabrics. Wealth of illustrations, tips on easily obtained equipment and materials, design and project suggestions, how to get best results. 356 illustrations.


Batik: Design, Style and History
Fiona Kerlogue
0500284776
November 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
A comprehensive and richly illustrated survey of batik, a glorious textile art and popular Indonesian cloth. Every aspect of batik is rich in symbolism: its colors, motifs, and designs, as well as the way it is made, folded, and worn. Formerly a family and tribal signifier, and then a symbol of Indonesian independence and identity, it is now a fabric in demand all over the world. Fiona Kerlogue explores the origins of batik in the Indonesian archipelago; the materials and methods of production; regional traditions and differences; motifs and symbolism, including Malay, Chinese, and Islamic meanings; modern influences, such as industrialization, war, and independence; batik as traditional and modern costume; and batik as an art form. An illustrated index of motifs and their meanings, glossary, bibliography, and...


Batik
Noel Dyrenforth
071348778X
Mar 2003
Hardcover
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Waterbased Screenprinting
Roni Henning
0823057283
July 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
• Spotlights "green" technology, safe for all artists • Distinguished author has worked with Andy Warhol, Red Grooms, Romare Bearden, and other top artists • Techniques range from the traditional hands-on to the latest in digital screenprinting For many years, screenprinting was oil-based—and presented significant health risks even as it damaged the environment. Today, fortunately, screenprinting has shifted to water-based technologies. Now Roni Henning, a leading expert on screenprinting, offers her tips and techniques for getting the most out of these safer, "greener" water-based methods ranging from the traditional hands-on methods to the latest digital technology. She explains separations and color correcting, then discusses the artist-printmaker collaboration, giving intriguing examples from...


Bright Flowers
Christina Sumner
085331912X
Nov 2004
Hardcover
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Introduction to Batik
Margaret Hone
0855326190
Oct 1989
Paperback
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Creative Batik
Rosi Robinson
0855328924
Apr 2001
Paperback
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Batik Beauties
Laurie Shifrin
1564773825
Sept 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Find a treasure chest of ideas for your batiks! Get inspired to play with the brilliant colors and dramatic motifs of batik fabrics with this visual feast of batik quilts. Then follow techniques and patterns that will give you the confidence to dive into your collection and stitch up rich, color-splashed quilts. · Choose from 18 spectacular projects, from small wall quilts to full-size bed quilts, that showcase the vibrant hues and exotic designs of batik abrics · Use simple-to-stitch shapes based on classic blocks and patterns, plus find tips for combining batiks with traditional quilting fabrics · Learn about the ancient art form of batik, which uses a combination of waxes and dyes to make intricate patterns on fabric · Enhance your quilts with a variety of exciting options for borders and...


Silk Painting & Batik
Susie Stokoe
1842158716
Nov 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
With over 35 stunning projects to make, these are projects to suit all levels of ability.


Batik
Sarah Tucker
1861262639
Mar 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
Batik is an exciting and unusual art form in which vibrantly colored fabric designs are created by the repeated application of hot wax and dyes. By following the seven easy-to-understand projects in Batik, you will discover the fascination of this ancient Asian art. As a method for embellishing and patterning cloth, the possibilities are endless, and finished batiks can be fashioned into clothing, cushion covers, wall hangings, or pictures. Artist Sarah Tucker's own enthusiastic approach offers a stimulating introduction to batik for the complete beginner, but it will also inspire those more experienced in the medium. Lavishly illustrated in full color. 96 pp 8 1/2 x 10 1/2

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