School of Design

ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles

An introduction to batik

Yoruba batik panel. Date: c.1976-1984

Yoruba batik panel. Date: c.1976-1984

Join the Drawing Room at Leeds Art Library for a practical introduction to batik.

Batik is the art of decorating cloth using wax and dye, and has been practised for centuries. All materials will be provided for you to learn the basic techniques to make unique, colourful, fabric creations. Suitable for beginners.

  • Location: Drawing Room, Art Library, Leeds Central Library, Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3AB

Please note that this is suitable for those aged 16+ years.

Tickets £5.00 per person
Book via Leeds Libraries

In partnership with ULITA – An Archive of International Textiles and our current exhibition Resists: exploring resist-dyed textiles across cultures.


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