Welcome to the section of my website for blog posts and tutorials!
Below you will see them all in chronological order as I wrote them, with the most recent at the top.

If you are interested in tutorials, here they are in order of the process:

1. Video Tutorials by Maria Wulf of the entire Batik Process
2. Batik Made Easy
3. Let’s Begin – Applying the Wax
4. Mixing Dyes
5. Dyeing’s Not So Bad
6. Too Hot for Hot Wax
7. Losing the Color
8. Out of the Shadows
9. October is a wonderful time for dyeing
10. Out of the Wax
11. Batik Infographic
12. Painting Dye on Fabric – Sunburst

Farm Saga

And here is a link to the blog posts that are part of my writings about Amity Farm, which was our farm in Upstate New York of 70 registered Jersey cows, rotationally grazed in the warm months. The name was inspired by my good Morgan mare, Green Meads Amity. Amity was a wonderful mare who never made it to our farm, but her kind heart was expressed in her name, Amity, which means friendship. Read about the farm here.

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  • […] is much more complicated and if you find you like doing batik, I would urge you to go to my other tutorials in my website to see the many other things I do in mixing dyes, painting, setting dye, wax etching and multiple […]

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  • Thank you thank you thank you for sharing this! Can’t wait to dive in! And I looovvve your work. I bet I could come up with some beautiful designs reflecting the SW. I have been a portrait artist, done some architectural illustrations, and went to school for commercial art (about 30 years ago) but have really been rather stagnant with it all while raising kids. Now I need this and think it will help me get creative again!

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  • Carol Law Conklin
    September 29, 2015 11:22 am

    Thank you, Beth, for liking my art and best of luck with your batik endeavors.

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