Batik Workshop by Kaveri Shelar

Photographs from the workshop

Greetings from Space118!

We are conducting a Batik Workshop by Kaveri Shelar on 22nd October, 2016 from 10 am to 6 pm at Space 118, 118, Wadi Bunder Road, Mazagaon, Mumbai-400010. For directions kindly see our website – http://space118.com/contact.html.

ABOUT KAVERI SHELAR

Kaveri Shelar attained a BFA in Textile Designing from Sir J.J School of Art, Mumbai (1997) and an MA in History from Mumbai University, Mumbai (2008). Kaveri exhibited at Nehru Center, Mumbai (20014). She has remained a judge for several competition held at Sophia College, Sydenham College and J.J School of Art. She is experienced in drawing and design, printing, dyeing and weaving. She has remained a Lecturer of Textile Art and Designing at Sophia Polytechnic, Mumbai for 19 years.

WHAT WILL BE TAUGHT

The workshop will start with an introduction on the history and process of Batik. After which a demo will be shown to the participants. The participants will then individually pursue the following method demonstrated on the fabric provided. Within the first half of the class they will have learnt to dye the wax with the first colour. In the second half, they will carry out the process of dyeing the wax with a second colour. They would then wait for it to dry after which they would learn to de-wax the product to achieve the final outcome.

WHAT YOU NEED TO PAY

The fees for this workshop is available on request.

WHAT YOU WILL GET

  • Waxs
  • Dyes
  • Embroidery ring
  • Cotton fabric (15”X15”)
  • Designs
  • Carbon Paper
  • Gloves
  • Stoves & Kerosene
  • Copper bottom vessels
  • Spoons
  • Iron

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING

  • 2 Newspapers
  • 1 Pencil
  • Rough cloth to wipe their hands
  • Apron (Optional)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Open to all age groups above 12 years. No prior experience required.

Tea and light refreshments will be served.

Since we have limited seats we will confirm your spot only after receiving the payment for this workshop by 17th October, 2016. 

For registration information please call 9820098755 or email –space118studios@gmail.com