Batik Level 1

Course

In Southport

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Location

    Southport

  • Duration

    15 Weeks

Description

Students will be introduced to the wornderful art of Batik painting. Traditionally Batik is dip dyed with natural fabrics. To make a batik, selected areas of the cloth are blocked out by brushing or drawing hot wax over them, and the cloth is then dyed. The parts covered in wax resist the dye and remain the original colour. This process of waxing and dyeing can be repeated to create more.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Southport (Merseyside)
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Mornington Road, PR9 0TT

Starts

On request

To take into account

There are no formal entry requirements

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Subjects

  • Batik

Course programme

Batik (Level 1)

Course Aims:
Students will be introduced to the wornderful art of Batik painting. Traditionally Batik is dip dyed with natural fabrics. To make a batik, selected areas of the cloth are blocked out by brushing or drawing hot wax over them, and the cloth is then dyed. The parts covered in wax resist the dye and remain the original colour. This process of waxing and dyeing can be repeated to create more elaborate and colourful designs. After the final dyeing the wax is removed and the cloth is ready for wearing or showing.

Course Content:
With support and guidance from your tutor you will have the opportunity to create exciting projects using a variety of Batik skills and techniques.

Awarding Body:
NCFE

Exam:
Assessment is informal and ongoing. Students will produce a portfolio of work showing completion/evidence of three mandatory units which are assessed by the tutor and verified by an external NCFE moderator. As an integral part of the course all students will be expected to complete a workbook evidencing competence in the assessment criteria.

Qualification:
NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Creative Craft (Batik)

Level:
1

Other Costs:
Any costs will we discussed with your tutor at the first session

Duration:
15 Weeks - 2 hours per week

Please Note:
Courses are offered subject to viability of group size as defined by Southport College. The information in this leaflet is accurate at the date of printing only. Please refer to Southport College for confirmation.

Batik Level 1

Price on request