Batik painting is an art and a craft. Traditionally made in Central Java, Indonesia. The theme of batik painting is up to the artist himself, can themed abstract, landscapes, people, animals, etc. Batik painting is widely used as a wall hanging or home decoration. The process of making batik painting is the same as the process of making batik cloth that is by dyeing process.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Wayang is an ancient traditional art that already exist in Indonesia since the days of the Hindu kingdom. Wayang show usually tells the story of war, romance, or humor stories. Wayang show is very appreciated by the public at that time. Wayang show directed by a DALANG, that is a man or woman that move the wayang puppets. There is no specific literature explaining when the wayang story in Indonesia. Along with the changing times, wayang adopting Javanese culture. Many community events are retold in a wayang show. Wayang can also be found in the form of batik paintings, that is wayang figure made on batik fabric.
Girl by Prabowo
Batik painting is one of the nation's cultural heritage of Indonesia. Many contemporary and modern artists here. In Indonesia, especially in Java, we have encountered many art gallery. Besides selling oil painting, they also sell batik painting. Batik painting is usually used as a decorative painting or wall art.
One of the famous painter is Prabowo, he is a specialist face painter, and abstract. Prabowo paintings can be found in the online art gallery here.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Batik painting depicts a mother who was carrying firewood from the forest for cooking use
|Mother carrying firewood, batik fabric wall art|
Batik paintings of colorful fish below will beautify your room
|Colorful fish, batik wall decorations|