Batik Paintings

Javanese (Indonesian)
Tanzanian (African)
Show More

Batik is done by first applying wax to the cloth where one doesn’t want the dye to penetrate.  Secondly, the cloth is placed into a vat of dye and thirdly, put into very hot water to remove the wax.  These 3 steps are repeated for as many times as there are colours, always working from light to darker colours.  The Javanese are the undisputed masters of batik ...but do also take a look at the Tanzanian batiks. 

All of our batik paintings are available for purchase directly online.  There are hundreds of paintings here...check it out!

  • White Facebook Icon