The process of Batik is quite simple and yet unique. Below are the procedures and techniques used to make a batik sarong. Nevertheless, creating batik required one to have a patient heart and creativity.
TOOLS/MATERIALS USED IN MAKING BATIK
Melted Wax is filled into the 'Nyamplung' and the wax will flow through the 'Cucuk' and then onto the fabric.
|Example Of Wax Used In The Making Of Batik|
There are various type of wax used in the making of batik. Some of them are Beeswax, Sticky microcrystalline wax and many more.
MAKING SARONG (BATIK)
1. First a design is applied to the fabric using melted wax.
2. The fabric is then dipped in vegetable dye - the parts of fabric that are protected by the wax do not absorb the dye.
3. When the wax is removed from the fabric using hot water it shows a light pattern on the now colored fabric