Participated in a collective art submission calling for artists to decorate a maple leaf with ancestral methods of design. Excitingly, we’re marking another first milestone and offering satellite workshops in Toronto.
This year, 4/20 falls during the holy month of Ramadan and we're celebrating this unique intersection with a limited run of naturally dyed batik cannabis leaf bandana with 100% of the profits donated to Cannabis Amnesty.
Batik tulis, or "handwritten" batik, is designed using a canting. This pen-like tool features a wooden handle, a copper container that holds the wax which connects to a copper spout that is used to draw the motif.
Nyanting that is also called nglengreng is a process of creating pattern on a piece of linen cloth using a hot-melted wax poured through a small spout called Canting. The wax-patterned cloth, then will be coloured by soaking it in a barrel of natural dye solution. The dye usually comes from fermentation process of various local plants.