noviardi prasetya: 3D batik
noviardi prasetya: 3D batik
oct 13, 2010

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik

set of vases modeled using green wax image © designboom

indonesian batik textiles are made using a wax resist technique. wax is used to seal certain areas to repel dye, so that when the wax is removed, it reveals the pattern as a footprint on the wax. layer by layer this process is repeated until the intricate batik pattern is created.

‘3D batik’ by noviardi prasetya explores the essence of this process and extends it into the 21st century and the three-dimensional realm. wax casts of traditional indonesian objects are placed into a block mould that is then filled with resin. the set resin cast is cut to reveal an array of different sections through the wax forms contained within. finally the wax is scraped out revealing part-voids of the original objects and a new set of batik vases created.

‘3D batik’ was presented at tent london as part of london design week 2010.

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik this set was modeled using green wax that is typically used for lost wax casting. the ancient look and marble effect of these vases is created by the green wax that has been melted and trapped in resin cast process. image © designboom

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik series of 3D batik vases

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik traditional batik tools with 3D batik vases

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik 3D batik display at tent london image © designboom

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik vases image © designboom

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik moulds, resin and wax…

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik up close of a mould

noviardi prasetya: 3D batik traditional batik tools image © designboom

  • This is not like batik at all. Why does he call this 3D batik??? Batik is more technique applied on fabric than just about pattern. Jangan maksa deh!!!!!!

    Bagus says:
  • Is response to BAGUS

    Is it not the essence of Batik; creating a pattern through the printing and then removal of wax. But in this case 3D. And instead of traditional patterns using traditional objects.

    SBAMBI says:
  • It lokks like gorgonzola cheese..

    Micky says:
  • very Toyo Itoesque!

    mud says:
  • pusi bre kurac picko jedna!!!!

    duvaj ga pederu says:
  • Interesting, although I’m not sure how I feel about it being called batik. I’m also not sure I completely understand his process. I’d really like to see the creation in action. However, it is rather interesting nonetheless.


    Chelsea says:

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