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John Douglas Art
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Love the primitive symbols and style as well as the coloring, looks like printmaking.
Thanks Susan. I guess the process of working with the dyes in areas in batik is much the same as some printmaking, not that I am familiar with many printmaking techniques.
– John Douglas
Love these rich colours and the detail, awesome!!
Thanks Dani, great fun to have done these.
very cool… what is batik mean ?
Batik is a process for dyeing cloth – so these are dyed fabrics, a similar process to some printmaking techniques. Most well-known batiks are the Indonesian ones.
mad striking colour – l love the narrative & figure in this :)
love, love, love this series! I WANNA COME PLAY BATIKS AFTER I HAVE THE BUB! I HAVE PLENTY OF SILK DYE! the colours are quite fitting for me to be viewing as am in early stages of labour – only a matter of time till I go all linda blair :)
finger corssed for you – see you on the other side of motherhood! Yes we must play batiks asap when suits. xxx
ooh tyhis makes me wanna paly batiks again.. Delicious!
oh thanks – now I wanna play batiks again too!
these are all frickin amazing John! how did you do them? what type of paint? i’m still learning alot about art. i refuse to buy a how to book though. ha.
these are dyes – batik, home style
This series really shouted at me! Really love the shapes and colours.
thanks once again Giovanni, much appreciated glad you like these
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