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Museum Batik Yogyakarta

Yogyakarta Day 3: Friday, August 4, 2017

Before going up to my room the day before, I sat down with the concierge at the front desk as they had a sign saying they could work out any tour we wanted. 1,095 more words

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Batik as Art

Yogyakarta Day 1: Wednesday, August 2, 2017

On my first afternoon in Yogyakarta, Indonesia I walked from the Hotel Jambuluwuk to Malioboro Street. On the way, two people diverted me to a batik exhibition. 978 more words

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Watercolour Resist Autumn Quilts

We discussed fall themes and fall motifs as a class, keeping in mind “warm colours”, red, yellow and orange.

We folded our paper to make 16 square shapes on the sheet and I explained that we were going to make an Autumn quilt. 202 more words


Having Fun with Crayons

This is another older watercolor from a few years ago. I was experimenting with wax resist using Crayola Crayons and decided I wanted to make this a very colorful house and played with complementary colors. 24 more words


Today's Treasure 20170311

reblogged post from Niume Art (defunct):

Today’s painting–a little study of a waterfall somewhere in Illinois; I’ve seen precious little sun for over a month since we’ve been in the Seattle area and today is my day to paint some high contrast scenes.


Wax Resist

For the distant future, I am challenging myself to only wheel-throw as opposed to my chronic  obsession with hand -building pottery.

Here are a bunch of mugs I left very simple and un-altered. 159 more words

How to Make Batik

Jakarta Day 2: Sunday, July 16, 2017

After our morning sessions at the hotel, we ate lunch at the buffet (the desserts were amazing) and boarded out Whitehorse bus to visit the Museum Tekstil Jakarta, or the Textile Museum of Jakarta. 1,102 more words

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