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An Easier Way to Batik in the Classroom

Do you love the look of batik but hate the hassle? Then this method might be for you! Watch the video to find out how to get a similar look and feel using India ink and liquid watercolors. Your students will love the results.

If you’re looking for an elementary version of batik, check out this video from our archives.

Do you do batiking with your students? What’s the most frustrating part? 

Would you consider trying this method in your art room?

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6 years ago

Luke Nielsen


Luke Nielsen is a dynamic high school art teacher from St. Ansgar, Iowa and an AOE guest contributor.