The Batik Studio
Joanie's batiks drying in the yard at the studio.
Ketut Sujana is Joanie's
batik mentor.Joanie has been working in Ketut's Ubud studio for 17 years.
Ketut's studio needs to improve. Conditions at the studio have gotten very difficult. We need better ventialation, more light, a place to rest, a good roof, So we are fundraising for a new building. Ketut, Joanie and Ketut's daughter Kadeck are preparing for a fund raising batik exhibition in Bali.
Ketut teaches batik painting to a
family from Singapore.
Racni and Made are Ketut's highly skilled painters.
Wayan has been waxing at Ketut's studio for 18 years. She works on a big hoop. Her chanting flies over the fabric.
Joanie is drawing on the big light table. Joanie is tracing her most popular image, the long waterfall.