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Batik Experience Days in Ripley, Derbyshire, UK

COVID-19 NEWS: Current class dates are all CANCELLED until government guidelines allow. We apologise for any disappointment caused.

Try your hand at the ancient art of batik. Using hot wax and an array of colourful dyes to produce textile and paper creations, batik is a fun and unique way to craft.

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The process offers a journey of discovery and surprise. The applied wax saves an area of colour and then resists further applications of colour as the piece transforms before your eyes with each subsequent application of the wax and dye layering process!

My name is Sue and I am an experienced artist and crafts tutor with many years practicing batik. Please see www.susan-rhodes.co.uk for examples of my batik work. I offer you a warm welcome and a chance to come explore this intriguing craft in very comfortable surroundings in my new home studio in Ripley, not a million miles away from the stunning Derbyshire Peak District.

Opened in November 2018, Attic Batik was originally housed in the Market Place of Belper’s historic White Swan, a former public house. More recently Attic Batik has moved to a tranquil purpose built studio at my home in Ripley. This is to enable me to work alongside my other home workshop space – Rhodes Woodwork.

I look forward to meeting you. In the meantime, if you have any questions you’d like to ask, please get in touch!