This short course will introduce participants to the art of Batik silk wax dye and tie dye techniques. Learn how to prepare wax for Batik, fabric preparation, colour application, washing out and ironing. Develop your wax painting styles through design-sketching in layers of wax dye, crack Batik, geometric or Batik-Art explored. In addition, participants will be introduced to Shibori tie dye techniques which can be combined with the Batik work in one final piece or used separately with fabric designs.  

Learning Outcomes

· Develop design ideas/sketches into Batik dye ·Learn a variety of fabric dye techniques ·Create an original Batik art work    

Your Tutor

Tania Verdejo Tania Verdejo has completed her PGCE in Post-Compulsory Education at the Institution of Education, University of London. She has studied Art History/Fine Art and obtained her Masters in Children's Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University. She is a versatile teacher interested in furthering her studies in education research and is a practising Printmaking artist.  


Batik waxes, dyes and sample fabrics will be provided, additional materials such as larger silk or cotton fabrics may need to be purchased depending on the scale of participants final project ideas; to be advised during the first week.


Tuition fees: £58.00
Materials Costs: £15.00
Total Cost: £73.00


No. of sessions: 4

Day Date Times
Tue 26/02/2019 18:30-21:00
Tue 05/03/2019 18:30-21:00
Tue 12/03/2019 18:30-21:00
Tue 19/03/2019 18:30-21:00

Your next step

Click here to Enrol Online Pay by credit or debit card over the telephone. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.

Pay by cheque, made payable to Hills Road Sixth Form College. Please send you cheque together with a completed enrolment form, which you can find by clicking on ‘How to Enrol’ on the left hand side, to the Adult Education Office, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PE. Please enclose a SAE if you require a receipt.

Please note full refunds can only be made if a class is cancelled or closed at the discretion of the College, or if you cancel your enrolment no less than two weeks before the course starts.