Batik on silk and plant fibers
Choosing the perfect tool from potato mashers to wrenches
Tools in hot wax in the electric frying pan and telltale left over wax on the cotton table cover.
Silk is a great fiber to learn batiking on because it is easy to either dye or paint and thin enough to making removing the wax simple for the first time. Afterward when removing wax on heavier fibers you already know how easy it will be.
Painting on the silk scarves with fabric paints
Drying in the sun
Batik on cotton with thickened dyes below