NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL

NAC-AEP Programme Details

Experience
Visual Arts

Programme ID: AEP0618763

Art of Batik Painting (Primary)

Digital Format Available


- OUTLINE -

NEW! DIGITAL FORMAT AVAILABLE TO SCHOOLS
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This programme is now adapted to:

1. Allow students to purchase kits to experience batik painting in the classrooms/during homebased learning with individual painting kids consisting of a pre-waxed batik cloth, brush, dyes, palette, and cardboard frame.

2. Allow students to learn batik painting through existing online video links. Schools may engage an instructor for online demonstration and engagement in the classroom/during homebased learning at an additional cost.
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Batik is a traditional textile technique adapted for
painting by artists in the pioneer years and
became a popular medium for artistic expression.
These batik paintings can be found in our
national gallery collection as testament of our
rich cultural heritage.
Kamal Arts is a resource facility for batik
painting. Our workshops are safe and systematic
introduction to the art of traditional batik painting
using specially designed learner-centric methods
and materials.
Students will be guided through the many
processes of batik painting, experience it step-
by-step including how to use the Tjanting, a
traditional tool for drawing with wax. They will be
working on actual cloth and painting with dye to
make an authentic batik painting.
Extended program will cover bigger painting,
more dyeing techniques and how to make fabrics colour-fast.

- LEARNING OBJECTIVES -

1. Appreciation of batik as a cultural heritage;
Identify different types of batik i.e. tulis, tjap,
prints.
2. Apply safe practices and systematic
procedure in art-making.
3. Experience the various processes in batik
making; waxing and painting with dye.
4. Process planning and designing outcomes
5. Awareness and appreciation of
distinguished batik art by local artists.

- DETAILS -

Art room

Pri - Upper / Special Education School

English / Malay

2

3 sessions (BASIC) or 6 sessions (EXTENDED) Session(s)
1 hr per Session

Minimum: 20 Maximum: 40

None / DIGITAL FORMAT AVAILABLE

- COST -

$8 per Hour

$24 for 3 hrs or $48 for 6 hrs
All materials provided (No GST.)
Batik Kit $12 each
Optional online instructor $120 p/hr

Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019-2021 until 31 December 2021.


- CONTACT -

- Kamal Arts Ltd -

Kamal Dollah (Mr)

63443369

admin@kamaldollah.com