Batik in the Maasai Tradition | 2.1
Nicholas Sironka an artist from Kenya teaches the art of painting with hot wax and cold-water fabric dyes. Batik art in the Maasai tradition is more painterly than traditional Indian Batik methods with mixing colors as well as layering. Learn about the Maasai culture during the class. The artist uses batik to tell stories about his African culture with the incorporation of vibrant colors, chiaroscuro, composition and intricate details. His stories include dancing girls to rejoicing children, attentive cattle herders to the lion-fighting-men. Prerequisite: None Supply fee $20 ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED.