Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Equipment To Make Batik

Pendulum is made of tin, or wood, or stone dikantongi. Principal function is to hold hanger mori new dibatik not so easily be blown tergeser wind, or pull the pembatik are not intentional. So without the pendulum to make the work can be carried out

Dingklik is the place to make people sit, the high adjusted with a high time to make people sit Gawangan Gawangan made of wood or bamboo that is easy to move and move-solid. Gawangan this function to hang up and unfold the fabric will dibatik mori when using the canting
Pan is the tool to withdraw the "night" (for candles to make). Pan is made of metal steel, or clay. Pan should bertangkai that was easily derived from the furnace and take the instrument without the other. Therefore, the pan is made of clay better than that of the metal is not easy because tangkainya summer. But the clay pan heat a bit slow "night".

4.Anglo (stove)
Anglo made from clay, or other materials. Anglo is the tool as a heating furnace "night". Iron stove is made from the given axis .. When the brazier practice, the materials to make a charcoal fire is wood. If you take the wood brazier was replaced with the cool, cool This is a lot of people in the villages. Cool on the same principle with the brazier, but not graded.

Tepas is not used if using a stove fireplace. Tepas is a means to raise the fire needs; made of bamboo. Besides Tepas, also used ilir. Tepas and ilir at any rate the same, only different forms. Tepas rectangle-shaped and taper on one side and the breadth tangkainya located on the taper is.
6.Table cloth
Work table cloth to cover and protect the thigh pembatik drops of wax from the canting night. Kemplongan Kemplongan is a tool made of wood in the table and hammer hammer tool is used to refine the cloth before mori give batik motifs and patterns dibatik.

Canting is a tool for painting or drawing a stroke with a candle in the night cloth mori.

This canting batik determine the name that will be produced batik. The tool is made from a combination of copper and wood or bamboo that have a flexible and lightweight nature.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Batik Indonesia History

Batik today seems to be closely related to the island of Java in Indonesia, who over centuries, been developing the ancient art form to its present day art form as the highly developed intricate batik.There are two schools of scholars who believe on how history of batik in Java. Some say that batik was originally reserved as an art form for Javanese royalty, where the traditional skills were particularly well developed over hundreds of years in Central Java around Yogyakarta and Solo under the patronage of the Sultan and his court. Princesses and noble women may have provided the inspiration for the highly refined designs evident in traditional patterns. Designs were copies and in some cases the cloths could only be used by certain people or on certain occasions. And each royal family had their own prescribed designs. Other scholars disagree that batik was only reserved for the royalties.According to them, batik was prevelant even to the common folk. It was regarded an important part of a young ladies accomplishment that she be capable of being able to skillfully hand draw batik using the canting (the pen-like instrument used to apply wax to the cloth). Apparently, this skill was as important as cookery and other household chores of the Javanese women.

Tips and Trick Caring For Batik

There are some things you need to note that batik cloth or clothing you are still beautiful, are as follows:
Washing batik cloth by using hair shampoo. Previously, larutkan first to shampoo no more of a set. After that new dicelupkan batik cloth. You can also use special soap for washing cloth batik was sold in the market. At the time of washing batik not rubbed, and do not use detergent. If you do not batik too dirty then you can with it with warm water. But if you are batik stains so you can be with it enough with just a bath soap. Akan nodanya but still if you can be naughty and removed it with orange peel on the dirty part of it. Do not wash the batik cloth by using the washing machine. After the dirt menjemurnya have lost your place in the shade but you do not need to memerasnya, let alone cloth is naturally dry up. At the time of season you should pull the fabric edge so that the fiber cloth terlipat back to normal. Avoid penyetrikaan directly, if you can too tangly semprotkan water above your batik cloth lapisi batik cloth with the other. This batik cloth to avoid the heat affected you directly from setrikaan. If you want to give pewangi and fabric softener on batik, disemprotkan not directly on the kainnya. Before, cover the fabric with the first newspaper, pewangi ago semprotkan liquid and fabric softener. You should not inject scent or perfume directly to the cloth or clothing of silk batik berpewarna natural. After disetrika should you save your batik in plastic to prevent moth-eaten. We recommend that you do not give camphoric solid because this is too hard so that can damage your batik cloth. It's good you give a pepper or pepper wrapped with tissue and enter in your wardrobe to drive moth. Or you can use the fragrant root of the dye to you in hot water and then dried, and dyed again in hot water and dried. After the roots are fragrant dry you can use

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Area of Batik Indonesia

Areas of batik is around southern Sumatra (Jambi and Palembang), Java, Madura Island, and part of the island of Bali. In Java, inland areas (located in Yogyakarta and Surakarta), and coastal regions, represented Pekalongan and Cirebon are the two biggest areas of batik About the history of batik, which usulnya not clear because there is no data, literature, and real objects, clothes. All that has become defective because the climate is tropical climate of high temperature and high humidity air

Type of batik

Batik cloth is decorated with batik patterns teksture and use hands. Batik making this type takes approximately 2-3 weeks. Batik cloth cap is decorated with batik patterns and teksture formed with the cap (usually made of copper). The process of making this type of batik take approximately 2-3 days.

Batik Making Process

In general, the process of making batik through 3 phases of the coloring, the night (candle) on the release fabric and wax from the fabric.
White cloth that will dibatik basic colors can be given according to our taste or fixed before the white and then give in the evening. The process of the night can use this process of batik with canting hands or with the cap. In the fabric of the night on the coloring process of batik can not enter because it is closed by night (wax resist). After a given night, batik dyed with the color. Process coloring can be done several times as you wish, how many colors as desired. If the coloration of the night and finished the night with dilunturkan heating process. Batik has become a boiled to melt into the night and apart from the water. Boiling process is done twice, the last with soda ash solution to turn off the color patch on batik, and avoid kelunturan. Once boiling is complete, batik cool water soaked and dried.