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Water colour landscape; stormy clouds and trees 

This was just an exercise in the class yesterday, building up a classic English landscape using multiple layers. I wasn’t too pleased with it when I finished, but it had rather grown on me. 18 more words

Life Drawing

Painted Batik or Batik Lukis Malaysia

I was curious whether there is a difference between batik produced in Malaysia and batiks made elsewhere. The traditional method of batiking is applying melted wax to design outlines on fabric to create the… 199 more words

Malaysian Batik

Japanese batik or Rozomé

The art of applying dye and wax resist to bolts of silk for the purposes of the kimono has existed in Japan since the 8th century. 149 more words

World Of Batik

5th grade Dragon Eyes

As soon as I saw a pic of Cathey Love’s gorgeous Dragon Eye project on Facebook, I was intrigued. When I heard that this project was so exciting that even rowdy 5th graders loved it, I knew I had to try it. 439 more words


India Freehand

I’m recently back from a few weeks in Tamil Nadu, Southern India and this post strays from dyes and textiles to celebrate kolam. Kolam are the daily drawings drawn freehand at the threshold of houses by women, using rice flour. 313 more words


Kandinsky Drawing Game 

After learning about Kandinsky, second graders played a drawing game using crayons. Later, they painted over their artwork with ink to create a wax resist. 422 more words

Elementary School