Students from Okinawa, Japan got a hands-on batik painting experience at Millennia Institute
Staff Training and Team-Bonding Session: Henna Art.
This quarterly staff get-together, we decided to have Henna Art session. It's part cultural learning and skill enhancement for our face-painting crew. We were fortunate to have a good teacher and henna artist to teach us the basics of henna painting. Ms Wani of Pesona Belle Henna gave a brief run-down of Henna basics. She... Continue Reading →
Batik Dolls for Jurong West Primary
Students turned their batik painting into stuffed dolls as part of their Co-Curriculum activity. This involved stitching together two pieces of batik painting that has been fixed for colour-fastness and the wax then removed. Instructor sew around the shape with a sewing machine and the students stuffed it with stuffings and finished the sewing by... Continue Reading →
Nanyang Girls' High School Batik Workshop for Girl Guides
We conducted an intensive 3-hour batik workshop for Girl Guides' of Nanyang Girls. Within one session, we briefly covered the history and cultural practices related to batik, the girls experienced waxing with the tjanting, made monotone batik by immersion dying, wax removal process and another project by typical batik painting method (faux batik). The girls... Continue Reading →