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Sea Turtle – Batik Workshop (Ages 16+)

Sea Turtle – Batik Workshop (Ages 16+)

In this workshop you will use the Batik process to paint a beautiful sea turtle swimming underwater on Ginwashi rice paper.  Batik is a wax-resist process.  Wherever the hot wax is placed print cannot enter the rice paper.  The process involves placing wax, painting with watercolors, and drying multiple times with different sheets of patterns for the wax and color pattern.  This workshop is appropriate for any level of Batik experience, including those who have never even heard of Batik!  At the end of the day every student will have finished and will take home a beautiful Batik painting.  (Please bring a lunch.)

Supply list:

  • 1 full roll of toilet paper
  • 1 roll of SOFT paper towels
  • Water container
  • 2 Styrofoam plates
  • Stack of newspapers
  • small hair dryer (if you have one)
  • If you wish to use your own watercolor brushes and palette you may, otherwise instructor will have some to borrow.

Event Details

Saturday, March 11
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Members: $80
Non-Members: $100
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10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, 33919 United States
(239) 939-2787

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