BATIK WORKSHOP – INTRODUCING THE HERITAGE SINCE CHILDHOOD

SEKOLAH DASAR ISLAM RAUDATHUL MUTTAQIM

JATI ASIH – PONDOK GEDE – BEKASI

INTRODUCING THE BATIK AS ONE OF INDONESIAN HERITAGE SINCE THEY STILL YOUNG.

VENUE : MANDIRI BANK MUSEUM @ OLD CITY OF JAKARTA

DATE    : MARCH 8, 2012

Mrs Indra Tj, Mbatik Yuuuk motivator wearing Lasem (Rembang Region-Central Jawa) ‘Kain Panjang’ with ‘Kawung’ (Palm fruit) pattern and a big scarf of ‘Gedog’ from Tuban (East Jawa) with Hong (Peacock bird)  pattern.

Lasem located in Kabupaten Rembang – Central Java, while Tuban is located in East Java, both are in the North  coastal area,

Mrs. Indra Tj shows the students how to use the ‘Mega Mendung’ (cloud) correctly (actually should be horizontal). Mega Mendung originally came from Cirebon – West Java. Cirebon is located in the North Coastal area too.

Mrs. Indra Tj also tells the ‘Head of Batik Sarong with Tumpal pattern’ of Pekalongan Batik.

Pekalongan located in the coastal area of Central Java.

Note : NOT all Batik head called TUMPAL, could be flowers or diagonal stripe pattern. If that the case it should be just called it HEAD.

Mrs. Indra Tj make a QUIS – which one is the Hand Written Batik and which one is the Printing Machine Batik. The students were very anthusiastique.

Small EXHIBIT introducing the Batik : Solo, Yogya, Lasem, and shows the different between Hand written Batik and Printing Machine Batik.

Small EXHIBIT  Batik : Cirebon, Pamekasan (Madura Island) and Tasik, each Batik have their own character.

Everybody try to make Batik.

Ms Arin gives tutorial.

The boys keep trying, good boy.

Finished waxing & parafined – ready for coloring

Good job girls.

Grasshopper pattern by Nabila – Beautiful

Kumpeni pattern (came in the Dutch era in Cirebon or Pekalongan)

All blue for the first-half group of 32 students

Everybody happy, the red group still waiting for theirs finished coloring.

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